Tuesday 2:45 p.m. (CST)

ST. LOUIS (Feb. 26) — Updates on today’s activities at General Conference.

Delegates approved the first legislation of the special General Conference, passing measures that affect pension liabilities and the implementation of changes in central conferences. See Delegates pass first legislation by UMNS

General Conference delegates still have work to do to assure that all the proposed legislation approved Feb. 25 for a final vote conforms to the denomination’s constitution. See Court to GC2019: Legislation needs more work by UMNS

Other actions:

A point of order call to refer allegations of bribery for votes to committee on ethics passed, 417-388.

Amendment to definition of “self-avowed practicing homosexual” definition failed, 605 to 203.

Holston delegate Emily Ballard (far right) stands with young United Methodists in speaking about a unity statement signed by more than 15,000.