Earlier Posts

March 8: SW Virginia Today, The Oak Ridger cover Holston response | Big-picture followup from UMNS

March 7: “What happened in St. Louis” from a Holston seat | Virginia pastor’s commentary: “My child has no home in the UMC”

March 6: District-by-district accounts: 2,600 attend March 3 debriefings | 30-minute info video from Holston delegates, Bishop Taylor

March 3: Districts meet today | Holston pastors speak to hurting communities

March 1: Council of Bishops pastoral letter

Feb. 28: Official UMC statement | Analysis and wrap-up articles

Feb. 27: Holston communications follow-up

Feb. 26, 11 p.m.: Holston delegates respond to adoption of Traditional Plan

Feb. 26, 3:30 p.m.: Reminder of March 3 district meetings

Feb. 26, 2:45 p.m.: First legislation passes

Feb. 26: 8:35 a.m.: Final day underway | Trexler commentary

Feb. 26, 6:10 a.m.: Goddard, delegation leader, speaks to Monday’s actions (video)

Feb. 25, 11:30 p.m.: Delegate Wright responds to day’s actions

Feb. 25, 10:25 p.m.: Delegates Hall, Johnson, Cantrell respond to day’s actions

Feb. 25, 6:15 p.m.: Simple Plan also fails

Feb. 25, 4 p.m.: Goddard comments on ‘disaffiliation’; Traditional Plan advances, One Church Plan fails

Feb. 25, 12:15 p.m.: Effort to defeat Traditional Plan defeated

Feb. 25, 11:20 a.m.: Jones email: “Anxiety level is much higher”

Feb. 25, 8:35 a.m.: Traditional and One Church backers gear up (UMNS)

Feb. 24, 10:45 p.m.: Day 2 reactions from Holston delegates | Pension and Traditional Plan voted top priorities

Feb. 24, 3:35 p.m.: Delegates prioritize legislation

Feb. 24, 1:45 p.m.: Presentation of Commission on Way Forward report

Feb. 24, 8:30 a.m.: Live stream link | Jones, Spence on podcast

Feb. 23, 10 p.m.: Day 1 reactions from Holstonians | More photos

Feb. 23: 8:40 p.m.: Latest UMNS reports on day 1 | Court rules 2 petitions as unconstitutional | Sweet hours of prayer begin GC

Feb. 23, 3:30 p.m.: Cantrell blog, news from secular media

Feb. 23, 3 p.m.: Latest UMNS reports on day 1 | Good News draws big crowd | LGBTQ voices heard | Court to consider bishops’ request

Feb. 23, 11:40 a.m.: Photos from the morning

Feb. 23, 9:30 a.m.: Katie Sluder at GC

Feb. 23, 8:50 a.m.: Prayer items on Holston delegation tables

Feb. 23, 7 a.m.: Holston churches plan prayer services

Feb. 22: Award-winning journalist

Feb. 22: Lessons from other denominations | Delegates head to St. Louis

Feb. 21: Confused about plan? | Goddard’s comments at Convocation

Feb. 20: Delegates sent off with prayers at Convocation (video)

Feb. 19: Goddard invites St. Louis travelers to morning prayers| Home sweet home: New video about Holston

Feb. 17: Pray for our delegates

Feb. 16: Will Shelton blog | Churches schedule prayer time

Feb. 15: Feeling far removed? | Wilson, Frye speak to Kingsport paper

Feb. 14: How to sign up for this blog

Feb. 13: District gatherings set for March 3

Feb. 12: Delegates help explain GC to local media