General Conference 2016: Week 2

Deaconesses and Home Missioners including two from North Georgia. (photo by UMNS)


John Peterson - Home Missioner

Olu Brown- Four Areas of Focus. Luke Lucas/AWFUMC

UMW Celebration (Photo by UMNS)

Reinhardt student Ariel Murphy participates in UMW press conference

Rev. Herzen Andone in Portland

Mathew Pinson presenting legislation. Photo by Luke Lucas/AWFUMC

Bishop Watson with The Rt. Rev. Michael Hanley, Episcopal Diocese of Oregon, and Mary Jo Tully, Chancellor, US Conference of Catholic Bishops

UMNS photo

View from Covention Center

Candler Singers perform with three-seminary choir. UMNS photo

Bishop and Margaret Watson with Candler Dean Jan Love

Delegates Chuck Savage, Gary Fuller, and Debby Stikes

Bishop Mike Watson praying with ecumenical leaders

Alice Rogers

Candler School of Theology sponsors snack during today's General Conference break

Imagine No Malaria Performance

Celebration of over 68 million dollars raised for Imagine No Malaria

Delegates take part in table discussions.

North Georgia Delegates gathering together

Prayers for General Conference from Glenn Memorial UMC

Bruce Cooper observes General Conference

Catherine Boothe observes and blogs about General Conference

Honoring retiring bishops. UMNS photo

Joe Kilpatrick speaks from podium. UMNS photo

Incoming leaders for the United Methodist Council of Bishops pray together May 19 at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Bishop Watson, left, during recognition of retiring bishops. Photo by Luke Lucas/AWFUMC

UMC billboard in Portland. Photo by Mike Dubose, UMNS

North Georgia delegates seated behind a speaker at Friday's plenary. UMNS

Zan Holmes speaks at 30th Anniversary Disciple Bible Study Celebration. Photo by Todd Siefert, Great Plains Conference

Thursday evening celebration of 30 years of Disciple Bible Study. Todd Siefert, Great Plains Conference