Back to the Future, UM Church Style

Recently the Council of Bishops asked the Judicial Council to rule on the constitutionality of the plans that have come from the Commission on a Way Forward. My interest here is not in the rulings on specific proposals within the two plans the Judicial Council considered, but in a single statement offered in the rationale […]

“Leading Out of Rubble” – The 2018 Global Legislative Assembly Closing Message

After acting on five major legislative initiatives, the first Global Legislative Assembly concluded with worship and celebration of the Lord’s Supper. The Rev. Dr. Jeff Greenway, senior pastor of Reynoldsburg United Methodist Church, Reynoldsburg, Ohio, and chair of the Wesleyan Covenant Association Council, delivered an inspiring message, “Leading Out of Rubble.” “Here we are – […]

No Fear – The 2018 Global Legislative Gathering Opening Message

On Friday, November 2, 165 delegates from around the world gathered at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia, for the first Global Legislative Assembly of the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA). Rev. Carolyn Moore, pastor of Mosaic United Methodist Church in Evans, Georgia, and Vice Chair of the WCA Council, opened the assembly with […]

A Bishop’s Testimony

The Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Third Global Gathering was a powerful day of worship and praise as over 2,500 people stood Unashamed for Christ! Bishop Bob Hayes candidly shares his fears and then the empowering presence of God as he consecrated a bishop in The United Methodist Church. Watch the video  

The Courage to Bear Witness to Christ

The Wesleyan Covenant Association’s Third Global Gathering was a powerful day of worship and praise as over 2,500 people stood Unashamed for Christ! The Rev. Beth Caulfield testifies to how the study of Scripture with a diverse group in Paris, France, enabled her to speak openly about her faith in Christ. Watch the video  

Wesleyan Covenant Association Moves Forward

Important decisions for the future, inspiring speakers, and times of worship marked three critical days of meetings for the Wesleyan Covenant Association (WCA), November 1–3, at Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia. Meeting for the first time, the WCA’s Global Legislative Assembly passed a resolution entitled Empowering Preparations for Next Steps. The resolution authorizes […]