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General Conference 2016

Pastor’s Other Calling: General Conference Petitions

“We’re not voting delegates. We operate behind the scenes. And I think that is a part of our calling.” View

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The Global Church Gathers

The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body will meet at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, on May 10-20, 2016.

General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church which meets once every four years.The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs.