Happenings

11TH SESSION OF THE GENERAL CONFERENCE OF THE METHODIST CHURCH IN SINGAPORE

Jan 2017    

Final updates for GC 2016

The Methodist Church in Singapore wrapped up its 11th Session of the General Conference (GC) in December 2016, concluding the remaining discussions and decisions on 1 Dec 2016.

Bishop Dr James Kwang of the Chinese Methodist Church in Australia brought greetings and shared a meditation on the theme “Called According to God’s Purpose”, referring to 2 Timothy 1:9.

Elections were completed for the remaining office-holders for the term 2017-2020:

  • Assistant GC Secretaries – The Rev Simon Cheo, Ms Shanthi Jeremiah, and Mrs Tan Peck Yin
  • Assistant GC Treasurer – Mr Melvin Dineshraj
  • Nominee, Assistant Secretary of the Trustees of the MCS – Mr Anton Moses
  • Chairperson, Council of Governance – Mr Chan Kum Kit

Nominations of members to GC Councils and Agencies by Annual Conferences were also received and endorsed by the GC.

The next regular session of the GC will be held in 2020.

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