Present: Ryan Russell, facilitating; Gail Burgess, Jim Bushfield, Lonnie Chaffin, Jim Searls, Paul White, Steve Court. Absent: Jodi Cataldo, Bishop Trimble sent regrets that he was unable to attend due to meeting with Council of Bishops. Jim Bushfield led us in prayer to open the meeting. Steve Court led us through the Concept Review Summary … Read More
North Central Jurisdiction Jurisdictional Mission Council Minutes of Meeting of September 21 and 22, 2012 Present: Ruth Ellen Stone, Chair, Bishop Julius Trimble, Rita Gaither-Gant, Luke Sutton, Gail Burgess, Ouk-Yean Kim Jueng, Nilsa Saliceti, Mark Dicken, Cynthia Williams, Harry Askin, Rose Booker-Jones, Lawrence McGuin, Jodi Cataldo, Bill Pyatt, Vice Chair, Rick Van … Read More
Wisconsin Area Bishop Linda Lee has called for United Methodists to join other Wisconsin Christians in a day of prayer Sunday, Aug. 12, for the families and others affected by the tragedy as well as for the entire Sikh community.
North Central Jurisdiction Jurisdictional Mission Council Minutes of Meeting of Council of July 19, 2012 Present: Ruth Ellen Stone, Chair, Bill Pyatt, Rick VanGiesen, Ann Bunch, John Boley, Ouk-Yean Kim Jueng, John Edgar, Lonnie Chapin A hasty meeting of the Jurisdiction Mission Council was called by Ruth Ellen to … Read More
By: Dan Gangler (Indiana Communications) AKRON, Ohio – During the North Central Jurisdictional Conference Friday morning in Akron, the Indiana and North Illinois conferences of The United Methodist Church took the lead in the passage of a proposal to study the mission and structure of jurisdictions, in particular the North Central Jurisdiction. Indiana Conference’s Rev. … Read More
AKRON, Ohio – Bishops Gregory Palmer and Bruce Ough addressed the North Central Jurisdictional conference about vital congregations in the North Central Jurisdiction during the Thursday afternoon session. Palmer led by saying, “I want to assure you that your bishops are committed to the adaptive challenge that it is rightly before the church. We reflect … Read More