Thursday – Long Day of Legislation

Today was a long and complicated day at Annual Conference. It was a legislation Day, which is tedious and sometimes difficult. Lots of information was presented and significant decisions had to be made. I’ll try to explain as best I can what went on. We started the morning with Bishop

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Opening Day of Annual Conference

I spent 5 1/2 hours of today driving all the way across Kansas and part of Nebraska. It was a beautiful drive! Our conference is so large that no matter where meetings are held, most people have to travel long distances to get there. Annual Conference began this evening. The

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Annual Conference Anticipation

I am the new lay delegate for Grace and I am really excited about going to Annual Conference this week. It’s an honor to represent my church family. I realize that most of our congregation has only a vague idea of what Annual Conference is and what goes on there,

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Annual Conference 2017 – Preview

This week Joy Lenz and I will embark on Grand Island, NE to serve as delegates at the Great Plains Annual Conference. This is the gathering of all of Kansas and Nebraska United Methodist clergy and lay people. We come together to worship together, learn from presenters, vote on legislation,

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