News & Views

The Florida Conference is dedicated to bringing you news stories about United Methodists here and beyond. Whether the news is about the global church or the church on the corner, look for it here. You’ll also find thought-provoking commentaries and opportunities for education and fellowship.

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June 19, 2015

Next generation headed to General Conference

It's the youngest and most diverse delegation elected in recent memory to represent the Florida Conference, headed by a young Methodist wise enough to seek the counsel of those more experienced.

June 19, 2015

Resolutions approved by Florida Annual Conference

Conference voting members approve five resolutions and set dates for the 2017 annual meeting.

June 18, 2015

View from the podium: an episcopal perspective on Annual Conference

For United Methodists, Annual Conference is that once-a-year gathering that mixes church business ...

June 13, 2015

Candles burn brightly to mark their passing

Florida Conference attendees remember the legacy of clergy and their spouses who have died since last year's annual meeting.

June 13, 2015

Meet your delegates

Delegates to General Conference and the Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference in 2016 are listed.

June 12, 2015

Florida Conference on solid ground, treasurer reports

Conference members approve a $21.4 million budget and continue voting for General Conference and jurisdictional delegates.

June 12, 2015

You can do it: Hamilton's recipe for church growth

Rev. Adam Hamilton, who built a congregation of thousands from scratch, shares secrets of being welcoming that work for any church, anywhere.

June 11, 2015

Annual Conference, delegate elections underway

Two young adults are among the first delegates elected at an Annual Conference where the theme is "Next Generations."

June 11, 2015

Florida Conference prevents malaria deaths in Africa

A sunrise run on the beach is one of many ways Florida Conference members are helping to stamp out malaria deaths.

June 10, 2015

It's here! Annual Conference 2015 opens today

Florida's Annual Conference 2015 opens today. Find out what you need to know.

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