Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2020 Nashville, Tenn.: Subsequent to the announcement by the Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference that the 2020 General Conference will be postponed, the full Commission met March 21, 2020 to determine next steps to take in setting a new date. After hearing recommendations… Continue Reading→
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Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2020 Nashville, Tenn.: As concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic continue to escalate, the Commission on the General Conference will meet on March 21 via teleconference to discuss plans for the 2020 General Conference, scheduled for May 5-15, 2020 in Minneapolis, Minn. According to the… Continue Reading→
United Methodist General Conference to be Postponed Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 18, 2020 Nashville, Tenn.: The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference has been notified by the Minneapolis Convention Center that they are restricting events at the venue through May 10, 2020, following recommendations by the Minnesota… Continue Reading→
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has asked for the postponement of the 2020 General Conference, set to begin in six weeks, because of the new Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic. Read the whole post and letter at unitedmethodistbishops.org.
For Immediate Release Wednesday, March 11, 2020 Bishops request declaratory decision from Judicial Council on Protocol legislation WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has asked the denomination’s highest court, the Judicial Council, to decide whether the legislation implementing The Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation is constitutional. A… Continue Reading→
The Connectional Table The United Methodist Church For Immediate Release February 11, 2020 Connectional Table Offers Live Webinar “Five Things to Know About U.S. Regional Conference before GC 2020” Chicago, IL – On February 20, 2020, the Connectional Table (CT) will host a live 1.5-hour webinar entitled “Five Things to Know About United States Regional… Continue Reading→
January 29, 2020 We, the undersigned SEJ Lay and Clergy Heads of Delegations affirm the work done on the ‘Protocol of Grace & Reconciliation Through Separation’ and recommend the Protocol be among the first legislative items considered by General Conference 2020. We look forward to seeing the related legislation and give thanks to those who did… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in this new year. I write to encourage your gracious and prayerful attention to the proposal for the future of the United Methodist Church released today by a diverse group of United Methodist leaders. The proposal is the outcome of a skillfully mediated process in which… Continue Reading→
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 21, 2019 Volunteers needed for General Conference Nashville, Tenn.: Volunteers are needed for a variety of roles during the 2020 General Conference, The United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, which will meet in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 5-15, 2020. At this time, volunteers are needed for the following positions: recorders, channel “B”… Continue Reading→