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Rev. Katie Dawson, clergy member of the Iowa delegation to the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church, speaks about what the delegation is doing to prepare for the worldwide gathering, how she feels about being elected to represent the Iowa Conference, and what she's looking forward to at the event, set for May 10-20. She spoke ...
John Rothlisberger is a first-time lay delegate from Iowa to the 2016 General Conference. He shares his thoughts about being elected as a delegate, what he anticipates the experience to be like, and his work as a member of the "Church and Society 2" legislative committee that will consider proposals on such topics as family, marriage, divorce, ...
"Through the General Conference we live into the future," says Rev. Lilian Gallo Seagren, first elected clergy member of the Iowa Conference delegation to the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. "I am grateful to all my colleagues who voted for me and have confidence in me," she said, in a conversation with Dr. Art McClanahan.
Phil Carver takes a look ahead at the 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. Phil, head of the Iowa delegation of 6 lay and 6 clergy, speaks with Dr. Art McClanahan.
Conference Secretary Patty LaGree describes how General and Jurisdictional Conference delegates are nominated and elected. Clergy and Lay delegates to the 2016 General and Jurisdictional Conferences will be elected at the 2015 Annual Conference session. Dr. Art McClanahan has the story
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