AC2019 Daily Digest - Saturday, June 22


AC2019 Daily Digest - Saturday, June 22
Delegate Election Updates
The Western North Carolina Conference Delegation for the 2020 General and Jurisdictional Conferences has been elected.
Petitions Update
The Annual Conference discussed and approved six petitions during the session on Saturday afternoon.
The United Methodist Foundation Annual Meeting
“We envision a church where people live out their God-given vision.” The United Methodist Foundation held the annual members meeting prior to the morning plenary session on Saturday.
Progressive-Centrist Events See Large Crowds
The Progressive-Centrist coalition in Western North Carolina celebrated voting successes at 2019 Annual Conference, drawing big crowds at all its events. The group which is fighting for full inclusion in The United Methodist Church has become more organized, active and expanded in the months following the results of the Special Called General Conference at St. Louis.
Evangelical Movement Welcomes Chris Ritter
One part reunion. Two parts encouragement. Throw in a little revival for good measure. That’s how the Western North Carolina Evangelical Movement spent the past three days at the WNCC Annual Conference at Lake Junaluska.
Celebration of Life
During the Celebration of Life, we remembered the lives of the saints in our Conference who died this year. During the service, each name was read, a chime sounded and a candle was lit, “reminding us of the resounding holy light experienced through ...

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