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Delegates to the United Methodist 2016 General in Portland, Ore., register on opening day, May 10.

Special session pre-registration now available

 

Commission on the General Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 31, 2018

Nashville, Tenn.: Guests and observers to the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, The United Methodist Church’s top legislative assembly, may now pre-register online. General Conference will meet in St. Louis, Missouri at the America’s Center February 23-26, 2019.

Guest and observer registration is required to attend the General Conference sessions.

There is a suggested badge fee of $7 for early registration and $10 for on-site registration to offset the costs of the credentialing process. Early registration is now available through January 31, 2019.

Advance registration is not required and guests and observers may also register onsite. Registration desks will be located inside Entry B of the Dome at America’s Center. On-site registration opens on February 22, 2019 at 2 p.m.

To pre-register now, visit our registration website.

United Methodist Communications will be handling applications for media credentials beginning in December. More information about the media credentialing process will be forthcoming.

About General Conference
General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church. The assembly meets at the beginning of each quadrennium to consider revisions to 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 for the next four years. General Conference 2020 will take place May 5-15, 2020, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis. A special session of the General Conference has been called for February 23-26, 2019, and will meet in the Greater St. Louis Area.

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Media contact:
Diane Degnan ddegnan@umcom.org
615-742-5406 (office) 615-483-1765 (cell)