What comes next still matters

This month, the long-awaited Special Session of General Conference takes place, and most of the folks I interact with on a regular basis are – understandably – very nervous. The Commission on a Way Forward, at the direction of the Council of Bishops, have come up with three proposed plans that 864 delegates from all […]

Rev. Clark has lifetime of preparation for UMFA role

contributed by Haley Klein, United Methodist Foundation of Arkansas Rev. J. Wayne Clark may have been born in Dallas, Texas, but his true roots are found in the Arkansas United Methodist Church. During his youth in Arkansas, Wayne was very active at First UMC, Malvern, Camp Tanako, and served in youth leadership roles as the […]

Process Developed to Prioritize Legislative Committee Work at Special Session

Nashville, Tennessee: The Commission on the General Conference has devised a process for determining the order in which legislative proposals will be considered by the single legislative committee during the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. Petitions which compose a plan will be considered together as one unit. Petitions which are not part of a plan […]