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2012 General Conference May 1

(Left to right) General Conference Secretary Fitzgerald Reist, Petitions Secretary Gary Graves, and Bishop Mary Ann Swenson

(Left to right) General Conference Secretary Fitzgerald Reist, Petitions Secretary Gary Graves, and Bishop Mary Ann Swenson

Singing during General Conference session

Singing during General Conference session

SEJ episcopal candidates spoke at a lunch on Monday.

SEJ episcopal candidates spoke at a lunch on Monday.

Farley Stuart and Tom Smith, clergy delegates, in plenary session

Farley Stuart and Tom Smith, clergy delegates, in plenary session

Kentuckians at General Conference 2012

Kentuckians at General Conference 2012

Lay delegate Carol Ackley prays before dinner with other Kentuckians.

Lay delegate Carol Ackley prays before dinner with other Kentuckians.

Michael Watts at lunch introducing SEJ episcopal candidates

Michael Watts at lunch introducing SEJ episcopal candidates

Kentucky lay delegate Michael Watts speaks during a plenary session.

Kentucky lay delegate Michael Watts speaks during a plenary session.

Maxie Dunnam, Kentucky clergy delegate, greets Louise Short.

Maxie Dunnam, Kentucky clergy delegate, greets Louise Short.

Louise Short, widow of Bishop Roy Short, with Adam Hamilton at General Conference

Louise Short, widow of Bishop Roy Short, with Adam Hamilton at General Conference

Louise Short, who has attended every General Conference since 1939, is interviewed by UMNS.

Louise Short, who has attended every General Conference since 1939, is interviewed by UMNS.

Eliseo Mejia, clergy reserve delegate, at afternoon plenary session

Eliseo Mejia, clergy reserve delegate, at afternoon plenary session

Korean UMC of Atlanta Choir sings at evening worship

Korean UMC of Atlanta Choir sings at evening worship

Chrysanthia Carr-Seals, lay reserve delegate, joins in singing.

Chrysanthia Carr-Seals, lay reserve delegate, joins in singing.

Evening worship

Evening worship