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QuikLINK for Thursday, May 19, 2016, No. 16079

Issue: #16079
May 19, 2016

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IN THIS ISSUE:

  • GENERAL CONFERENCE UPDATES
  • APPOINTMENT CHANGES
  • ITEMS CURRENTLY NEEDED AT MISSION CENTRAL
  • UNITED METHODIST NEWS HEADLINES

GENERAL CONFERENCE UPDATES

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News Headlines (click on the headline to view)

May 17
GC2016 pauses for Black Lives Matter demonstration
Clergy offer support to LGBTQ pastors
Five elected to Judicial Council
More bishops for Africa, but not right away
Guaranteed appointment survives
Hearing the plea: Safe water for all
Harvey: 'Wear the robe like it matters'
Bishops vow to work toward unity, accountability
GC2016 celebrates Africa University
Delegate asks for legislation first, presentations later
Lack of youth delegates leaves General Conference Commission slot unfilled
May 16 wrap-up: Week Two begins with elections, celebrations, protests
Blog: The main thing
Blog: Laity called to live ever-blessing

May 18
Church hanging onto unity despite cracks in the walls
Conference pleads with bishops for leadership
GC2016 proposal calls for new panel on growth
Bishop Abrahams urges Wesleyan commitment to marginalized
Tenure limits for bishops fails
United Methodists grapple with being a worldwide church
Green light for new hymnal project
Bishops emphasize prayer at GC2016
Church reaffirms commitment to Four Areas of Focus
May 17 wrap-up: Schism rumors quashed
Native American young people lack history in church
Deaconesses, home missioners consecrated at GC2016

May 19
GC2016 puts hold on sexuality debate
Mandatory clergy penalties ruled unconstitutional
Sand Creek Massacre remembered at GC2016
Imagine No Malaria celebration rocks the house
May 18 wrap-up: Sexuality dominates debate
Ecumenical Day marks new relationships
Blog: Ecumenism is about unity
Bishop Swanson: 'Evil is going, too.'
Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference celebrates 40 years of voting rights
GC2016 celebrates higher education




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ITEMS CURRENTLY NEEDED AT MISSION CENTRAL
MissionLink May 19, 2016

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