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General Conference 2020

Welcome to the 2020 General Conference resource page. This page will be updated as new information/resources become available.

News Articles 

Bishops, agency respond to GC2019 vote probe

UMCNext plan would end LGBTQ restrictions

UMC Bishops agree to ask Judicial Council to review Special Session votes

Connectional Table launches Emerging, an online anthology on our church

MARCHA: Hispanic-Latino voice needed at GC2020

What to expect at General Conference 2020

Commission on General Conference added to confusion

Ask The UMC: How are decisions made at General Conference?

Biblical Comparison Shapes GC2020 Theme

Plans for 2020 General Conference Nearing Completion

Group drafts separation plan for denomination

Improper voting at GC2019 voids key vote

Dates for General Conference 2020

May 5-15, 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota USA

Visit the General Conference 2020 Welcome website for more information about attending, volunteering, etc.  

What is General Conference?

Have you ever wondered what the term General Conference means? Here is a definition from the glossary of What we Believe. General Conference defined


2016 Book of Discipline

The 2016 Book of Discipline


Meet Our General Conference Delegates

In February 2019 at the special called session of General Conference, five clergy members and five laity will represent the Kentucky Annual Conference as the church addresses the issue of human sexuality in The United Methodist Church.  Read More...

Petition Submissions

Petitions for consideration by the 2020 General Conference may be submitted to the Petitions Secretary now through September 18, 2019.

To learn more about how to submit a petition, go to http://www.umc.org/contact/2020-general-conference-petition

More Information

UMC.org and https://www.umnews.org/en/category/general-conference are continually posting articles and information related to General Conference 2020. 



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