General Conference 2016
Petitions will be accepted from April 1 through Oct. 13, 2015.
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.
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Legislation and Rulings
- Submit a petition through Oct. 13, 2015.
- How to submit a petition:
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- Search for past legislation: 2012 | 2008
- Judical Council Decision 1274 regarding the authority of Commission on General Conference to determine delegate numbers
- Judicial Council Decision and Dockets