Lisa Yebuah, general conference delegate, shares an update on where we are with General Conference and SEJ Conference.
Posts and stories from General Conference.
Dear Friends, We are God’s flock. Jesus is our Good Shepherd. – John 10 I invite you to be present for a virtual gathering of all interested laity and clergy in the North Carolina Conference on Wednesday, May 5, at 12 noon. The gathering will last no more than 90 minutes. The purpose of the gathering… Continue Reading→
For Immediate Release WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church met on Monday, March 22, 2021 in an additional meeting to consider pressing matters related to the Council’s work. After much conversation, the bishops reached a decision that in the best interest of the church at this time, they would… Continue Reading→
Dear United Methodist friends, Grace and peace to you in these Lenten days as we receive the projected next steps for The United Methodist Church. The Commission on the General Conference has scheduled the 2020 General Conference, delayed further as a result of the pandemic, for August 29-September 6, 2022. Read the call announcement. The… Continue Reading→
Press ReleaseFebruary 25, 2021 Bishops call Special Session of General Conference, create timeline for moving forward WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the further postponement of the 2020 General Conference, the Council of Bishops (COB) is calling a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church (UMC) to be convened online on… Continue Reading→
Commission on the General Conference General Conference Postponed to 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 25, 2021 Meeting on February 20, the Commission on the General Conference made a decision to further postpone the 2020 General Conference until August 29 – September 6, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minn. as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the safety of… Continue Reading→
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE11/03/2020 Connectional Table’s Emerging Project launches first video segments discussing General Conference and the future of the UMC Chicago, Illinois – The Connectional Table’s Emerging Project is launching video segments about the future of the United Methodist Church. The Emerging Project is moving in a new direction by using Wesley’s historic questions that… Continue Reading→
Chicago, Illinois: In a virtual board meeting on October 29, 2020, the Connectional Table (CT) voted to affirm the Christmas Covenant legislation as a vehicle for providing global regionalism in The United Methodist Church, including the creation of the U.S. as a regional conference. This decision affirms the CT’s continuing support of its own U.S…. Continue Reading→
Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEOctober 27, 2020 The Commission on the General Conference has named a Technology Study Team to explore the implications of options for accommodating full participation at General Conference including, but not limited to, the possibility of utilizing technology and online voting. The Commission made the decision to create… Continue Reading→