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General Conference further postponed to 2024

General Conference further postponed to 2024

Commission on the General ConferenceFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 3, 2022 Nashville, Tenn.: As the pandemic continues and the wait time for visas stretches to over two years in some countries, the Commission on the General Conference announced today that the 2020 General...

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Lydia Patterson Institute Welcomes New President

Lydia Patterson Institute Welcomes New President

Local Higher Education Exec Chosen to Lead the Independent Private SchoolEL PASO, TEXAS (March 1, 2022) – The Lydia Patterson Institute (LPI) Board of Directors has named Carla Cardoza as President. Cardoza will begin her new role at LPI March 21. An experienced...

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SCJ Announces new Executive Director, Eddie Erwin

SCJ Announces new Executive Director, Eddie Erwin

Effective October 1, 2021.Eddie Erwin is a life-long United Methodist who has served all levels of our church, from volunteer, local-church Sunday school teacher to globally through several connections. With 20 years of experience in ministry focused on young people,...

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COB Approves Episcopal Supervision Recommendations for SCJ

COB Approves Episcopal Supervision Recommendations for SCJ

June 3, 2021 – The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church has approved episcopal supervision recommendations for the South Central Jurisdiction (SCJ), due to the retirement of two bishops. The recommendations were made by the SCJ College of Bishops...

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New UMW SCJ UMW Officer & Director Elections

New UMW SCJ UMW Officer & Director Elections

The 2020 "Calling u" Quadrennial SCJ Event in Little Rock, Arkansas, may have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, yet the 2016-20 leadership team worked extremely hard for 4 years planning and then un-planning this event that never was. Many thanks to these...

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United Methodists Responding to Disaster

United Methodists Responding to Disaster

Disaster events are a common occurrence, and when we hear of the devastation we often feel a desire to serve the site we see on the news. However, there are many families waiting to return to their homes from events that occurred two to three years ago. Please consider responding to one of these locations ready to receive long-term recovery teams.

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