General Conference

General Conference

Who makes decisions for The United Methodist Church if there is no one person in charge? Good question.

The only body that can set official policy and speak for the denomination is the General Conference.

Explore the links below and the video to your right to learn more about General Conference, what's coming up, and see the archives from previous gatherings. 


Bishop Elaine J.W. Stanovsky presides as delegates hone their electronic voting skills during a practice election at the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore. In response to the Commission on the General Conference’s decision to further postpone the 2020 General Conference until 2022, the Council of Bishops has called a special session of the General Conference to be convened online on May 8, 2021. File photo by Paul Jeffrey, UM News.
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General Conference

General Conference postponed until 2022

General Conference organizers have announced that the United Methodist General Conference scheduled for 2021, has been postponed to 2022.

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Find information, news and resources at The United Methodist Church's official site for General Conference 2020, now scheduled for August 29 – September 6, 2022.
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General Conference 2020 Official Site

Find information, news and resources at our official site for General Conference 2020, now scheduled for August 29 – September 6, 2022.

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