Florida's General Conference Gallery

Florida delegates share photos from their experience at General Conference in Portland, Oregon. Click on a thumbnail for a larger preview of the image. Click the download button to download the original file to your computer.


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Molly McEntire speaks at GC AIDS Vigil on May 11. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

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Bishop Alsted preaching on faith at GC. Photo credit: Rev. Dionne Hammond

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Bishop Warner Brown addresses the audience at opening worship. Photo by Dionne Hammond.

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Megan Bartlett and her sister, Hannah, reading the scripture. Photo by Rev. Dionne Hammond.

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Prayer room held in Oregon Ballroom 204. Photo Credit: Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson

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Prayer room held in Oregon Ballroom 204. Photo Credit: Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson

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Prayer room held in Oregon Ballroom 204. Photo Credit: Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson

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Florida delegates take a group photo on the first day at GC 2016. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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Rev. Harold Lewis, Russ Graves, Rev. Dionne Hammond, Mickey Wilson and Rev. Rini Hernandez. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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Rev. Sharon Austin, Janet Earls and Rev. Jacqueline Leveron. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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Tiffannia Willetts, Rev. Cynthia Weems, Rachael Sumner and Jeremy Hearn. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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Rev. Dionne Hammond admires the altar arrangement from the GC floor.

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The voting device and voting reference materials. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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Pastor Patti Aupperlee of First Pahokee picking up "A Missionary Mindset" excerpt. Photo credit: @UMCdiscipleship

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Tiffania, Alex and Derrick preparing for a new day. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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At 14 years old, Hannah raised money to build wells overseas. Photo credit: Janet Earls

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Next generation headed to General Conference 2016.

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Cynthia Weems takes the floor during budget discussions.

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Rev. David Dodge asks a question during the May 17 plenary session. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

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Part of the Florida delegation prays before the Southeastern Jurisdiction's "meet the 2016 Episcopal Nominees" lunch meeting.

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Familiar FLUMC faces at GC. Photo credit: Molly McEntire

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It's a full house on Tuesday. Photo credit: Gretchen Hastings

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Rev. Dionne Hammond gets inspired during her morning run along the Williamette River.

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Lay delegate Hearn (2nd from right) joins discussion with Bishop McAlilly at Tuesday morning break.

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In the GC Expo, Cokesbury is already rolling out Advent and Christmas resources. Photo by Gretchen Hastings.

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Rev. David and Patti (check Patti spelling with Steve) at the "meet the Episcopal Nominees" lunch event. Photo by Gretchen Hastings.

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The Imagine No Malaria exhibit in the General Conference Expo. Photo by Gretchen Hastings.

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Janet Earls spots author Rev. Adam Hamilton among the GC delegation.

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Morning worship montage. Photo credit: Janet Earls

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Janet Earls (right), Bishop McAlilly, and Barbara Ware huddle up for a group shot.

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Janet Earls arrives in Portland.

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Delegate Janet Earls representing FLUMC at the GC Expo booths.

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Delegates prepare for General Conference during a Listening Session in February.

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Mariachi-style worship. Photo by Tiffania Willetts.

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Prayer bead medallion passed around at GC listening session as attendees pray for GC 2016.

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Missionary Mike Zdorow commissioned on May 19. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

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Molly attending the vigil sponsored by the UMC Global AIDS Fund Committee. Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.

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Youngest laity delegation leader in Florida GC history.

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View of the Oregon Convention Center during dinner. Photo by Janet Earls.

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Protesters storm the floor. Photo by Janet Earls.

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Rini leads the delegation in prayer. Photo by Janet Earls.

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Rev. Dr. Rinaldo D. Hernandez with a point of information. Screenshot from live video feed.

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Rev. Alex Shanks motions to table a vote until tomorrow. Screenshot from livestream.

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Joining hands in song and praise. Photo credit: Taffania Willetts.

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Candace Lewis, Steve Lambert, How Connelly, and Janet Earls wordsmithing subcommittee local church. Photo by Janet Earls.

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Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson addresses SEJ delegates at a "meet the Episcopal Nominees" event on Tuesday afternoon.

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Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson, episcopal nominee.

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Clergy delegate Rev. Dr. Rinaldo D. Hernandez and SEJ lay delegate Tiffania Willetts huddle up for a selfie.

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Rev. Tamara Isidore speaks to a crowd at the Florida delegation's Listening Session.

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Floor view of the Young People's Address. Photo by Molly McEntire.

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A Wesleyan start to worship at GC. Photo credit: Tiffania Willets

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