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Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey observes the results from a Feb. 26 vote for the Traditional Plan, which affirms the church’s current bans on ordaining LGBTQ clergy and officiating at or hosting same-sex marriage. The vote came on the last day of the 2019 General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

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Delegates from the Philippines and Southeast Asia sing during a day of prayer at the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

United Methodism

Official highlights: 2019 General Conference

United Methodist delegates from around the world worshiped together, discussed complex issues and passed legislation.

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United Methodist Men

Commentary: After General Conference, people will still need the church

No matter what happens at the called session of the General Conference, on Feb. 27 — the day after the event — there will still be men, women and youth in your community who need to have an “on-growing” relationship with Jesus Christ. That is a fact.

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