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May 13, 20000

081 - United Methodists wrap up 2000 General Conference

May 12, 2000

080 - Daily wrap-up: Delegates race with clock to finish work
079 - Bishops’ salaries to begin at consecration
078 - United Methodists set $545.7 million budget for 2001-2004
077 - Delegates budget $6.2 million for next General Conference
076 - United Methodists urge support for public education
075 - United Methodists adopt constitutional amendment on racism
074 - Churchwide boards will include Pan-Methodist members
073 - Multicultural sensitivity to be required in recruiting pastors
072 - Delegates reject proposal for Evangelical Missionary Conference
071 - Judicial Council finds proposed order of ministry unconstitutional
070 - Bishop Swenson preaches difficult text at difficult time
069 - Delegates vote support for European churches; elect judicial reserves

May 11, 2000

068 - Daily wrap-up: Homosexuality votes bring emotional response
067 - United Methodists sustain connection in the NCC
066 - United Methodists affirm church laws on homosexuality
065 - Second group arrested in protest of church’s policies regarding gays
064 - Church seeks end to hostilities in Philippines, Congo
063 - New Judicial Council organizes, elects officers
062 - Hispanics see church becoming more inclusive
061 - Bishop Martinez urges delegates to ‘cross boundaries’
060 - United Methodists back African-American farmers
059 - Comments in ‘DCA’ underscore differences over homosexuality
058 - Delegates reject program to help people leave homosexuality

May 10, 2000

057 - Daily wrap-up: Archbishop speaks to delegates; CPT plan bites dust
056 - Delegates gut restructure proposal, but keep guiding principles
055 - Church calls for anti-trust probe of agriculture
054 - Bishops voice optimism for church’s future
053 - Ethnic participation increases at 2000 General Conference
052 - United Methodists adopt guidelines for Mormons joining church
051 - Annual conferences bound by Discipline, court says
050 - Bishop, 180 others arrested in protest over church’s gay policies
049 - Unity is possible, says Archbishop of Canterbury

May 9, 2000

048 - Daily wrap-up: Delegates act on handguns, ‘Chief Wahoo’
047 - United Methodists push for adequate medical care for kids
046 - General Conference calls for ban on handguns, other weapons
045 - Delegates elect four to University Senate
044 - United Methodists denounce ‘Chief Wahoo’ as demeaning
043 - Church should start ministering to homosexuals, Gentile says
042 - God’s gifts carry responsibilities for church, Bishop Looney says
041 - Bishop Oden issues statement regarding Soulforce
040 - Delegates elect first Judicial Council member from outside U.S.
039 - United Methodist bishops meet with Soulforce

May 8, 2000

038 - Daily wrap-up: Bishop addresses Vieques; delegates tackle petitions
037 - Colombian church grows in impact
036 - Puerto Rican protesters threatened, mistreated, bishop reports
035 - United Methodist delegates reject oath against homosexuality
034 - Internet services keep viewers at home connected to conference
033 - Church must emphasize inclusiveness in its message, bishop says
032 - Ohio choirs perform to packed Severance Hall

May 7, 2000

NEWSROOM CLOSED

May 6, 2000

031 - Daily Wrap-up: Church calls on U.N. to lift sanctions against Iraq
030 - General Conference delegates begin voting on legislation
029 - Demonstrators rally against church’s anti-homosexual policies
028 - Study group recommends funding Korean-American ministries
027 - Worship recognizes ‘world and everybody in it’
026 - Native American delegates tackle ‘Chief Wahoo’ logo, other issues
025 - New covenant strengthens church-school connection
024 - Four honored for distinguished service to world Methodism
023 - New Judicial Council decision answers membership question

May 5, 2000

022 - Daily wrap-up: Delegates discuss CPT report for first time
021 - Church will draw closer on homosexuality issue, Bishop Oden says
020 - Church is ‘hanging on for dear life,’ Bishop Huie says
019 - United Methodists repent for racism
018 - Delegates request Judicial Council ruling on church law

May 4, 2000

017 - Daily wrap-up: Delegates honor predecessor churches
016 - Methodist officials protest U.S. action in Vieques (revised)
015 - Bashore calls United Methodists to unity against evils
014 - Judicial Council tells delegates not to act on unconstitutional rules
013 - United Methodists most active in Habitat, founder says
012 - Delegates honor 200-year heritage of predecessor churches
011 - Civil rights leader urges delegates ‘to be courageous souls’

May 3, 2000

010 - Daily wrap-up: Delegates hear CPT report, Laity Address on first full day
009 - Church offered healing after Oklahoma bombing, exec recalls
008 - A global church does not accept homosexuality, Kulah says
007 - Rural fellowship seeks better treatment for local pastors
006 - Laity Address: Clergy, lay members must be true partners

May 2, 2000

005 - Daily wrap-up: General Conference opens with pageantry, worship
004 - Bishops urge United Methodists to new vision of discipleship
003 - ‘We are many, but one body,’ bishop says in opening sermon
002 - Judicial Council begins spring session with 2 decisions

May 1, 2000

001 - Urban ministers call for General Conference to be holy, bold (photo added)

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