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Members of the New York Annual (regional) Conference pray together before the beginning of the April 27 session of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

A UMNS photo by Paul Jeffrey.

Members of the New York Annual (regional) Conference pray together before the beginning of the April 27 session of the 2008 United Methodist General Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.

General Conference 2008: About the Delegates

List of Delegates

This list show the delegates from each conference and jurisdiction and also identifies which delegates are voting, non-voting and reserves. View list (.xls).

Number of Delegates to General Conference

Church law provides for a maximum of 1,000 delegates — half clergy, half lay. It mandates that each annual conference must have at least one delegate from each order. Beyond that, a conference's representation is based the number of lay members and clergy members in the conference. The list is arranged by jurisdiction and central conference. View list (PDF).

Delegate Seating Chart

This document provides a listing of seating assignments on the plenary floor for delegations. View assignments (PDF).

A map of the plenary hall is also available for reference. View map (PDF).