Delegation Training - What is General and Jurisdictional Conference?

Delegation Training - What is General and Jurisdictional Conference?

Posted on 12/13/2019
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What is General and Jurisdictional Conference facilitated by Rev. Dr. Bruce Baxter, Southeast District Superintendent.

A primer on the history of General Conference, how the Book of Discipline (BOD) defines and outlines the roles of the General Conference, Jurisdictional Conferences, Judicial Council and Central Conferences; as well as a short summary and application. See also: youtube.com/watch?v=U2MLEFn3b8M&feature=youtu.be. This webinar is part of a delegation training web series. Recorded: Thurs., Dec. 12 6:30 p.m. CST.

Bruce Baxter is currently the district superintendent of the Southeast District of the Missouri Annual Conference. He supervises 80 churches with 60 pastors. Bruce has been under appointment in the Missouri Conferences for 35 years. He has served 6 previous appointments including the planting of SunRise in St. Charles county, and being the executive pastor of La Croix UMC in Cape Girardeau. He has a B.S. from UMSL in Business Administration, an M.Div from Asbury Seminary, a Th.M. from Covenant Seminary and a Ph.D. from St. Louis University. Before becoming a pastor, Bruce was a CPA in St. Louis.