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Ough makes first presidential address to bishops

United Methodist Communications ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA. – In his first presidential address to the Council of Bishops, Bishop Bruce R. Ough brought the bishops alternately to their knees in prayer and to their feet in resounding applause as he laid out a message of unity to a new council. The bishop of the Dakotas-Minnesota …

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General secretaries commit to unity, collaboration

GBHEM Communications NASHVILLE – The General Secretaries’ Table framed a new direction to further its work for the church as agency leaders at a recent meeting in Atlanta. As the new table for the quadrennium, the group formulated an aggressive plan of coordination and collaboration, built through a commitment to increase communication and collectively address issues …

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UM bishops name 32 Way Forward commission members

From: United Methodist Communications WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United Methodist Council of Bishops has announced the membership of the Commission on a Way Forward. “After three months of diligent and prayerful discernment, we have selected 8 bishops, 11 laity, 12 elders and 1 deacon to serve on the commission,” said Bishop Bruce R. Ough, president …

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