Delegates and visitors fill the plenary hall in the May 1 afternoon celebration of Pan-Methodist Full Communion at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla.  On the screen are Bishop Sharon Rader and Bishop John White.

General Conference 2012 News

View news coverage from General Conference 2012, held in Tampa, Fla. from April 24 through May 4, 2012.
View All News Stories
Delegates and visitors fill the plenary hall in the May 1 afternoon celebration of Pan-Methodist Full Communion at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla.  On the screen are Bishop Sharon Rader and Bishop John White.
none

General Conference

GC2012: General Conference wrap-up

United Methodists contend with structural and social issues at legislative assembly in Tampa.

Read More
Bishop Janice Huie presides over a May 2 debate on denominational restructure at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference.
none

General Conference

Week 2: GC2012 flurry of motions, ministry

Frustrated by not voting on major restructure legislation, some felt as if GC2012 accomplished nothing. That's not the case.

Read More
Bishop Marisa de Freitas Ferreira (right) of the Methodist Church of Brazil prays for Bishop Adonias Pereira do Lago, also of Brazil, during evening worship at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla
none

General Conference

Week 1: GC2012’s ‘slow’ week still busy

Delegates to The United Methodist General Conference considered 1,200 petitions as they prayed, praised and protested.

Read More

GC 2012: English News Coverage

View All

GC2012: French News Coverage

View All

GC2012 Blogs

View All