Commission on the General Conference FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 19, 2021 Nashville, Tenn.: The Commission on the General Conference announced today that it is continuing to move forward with logistical planning for the postponed 2020 General Conference, but that it continues to monitor various factors, including pandemic-related developments, which could impact the decision to hold the… Continue Reading→
Welcome & OrderingBishop Ward called the Annual Conference session to order and opened with prayer. Conference Secretary Jerry Bryan welcomed members of the conference to this gathering. He thanked the Communications Office for making this virtual gathering possible. Jerry announced his retirement from this position after 25 years as Conference Secretary. An overview of the… Continue Reading→
Lisa Yebuah, general conference delegate, shares an update on where we are with General Conference and SEJ 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→
Bishop Ward shares with us the details of General Conference and the Clergy Day Apart.
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→