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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Next generation headed to General Conference 2016.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


Janet Earls arrives in Portland.


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.


Mariachi-style worship. Photo by Tiffania Willetts.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


Rev. Sue Haupert-Johnson, episcopal nominee.


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


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


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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