A local church and a global Discipline

Brian Sheetz

Yesterday at General Conference we finally made it to our committee meetings. I’m working with the local church group, responsible for how local congregations operate.

By Brian Sheetz, East Ohio Delegate and Executive Director of the East Ohio United Methodist Foundation.

This is the section of the Book of Discipline that talks about Charge Conferences, committees, all that good stuff.

In our first introductory meeting we (and all of the other committees) considered some basic questions. One of them concerned the nature of a global Discipline and how it affects our work.

I got stuck on this one.

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