General Conference 2020
Welcome to the 2020 General Conference resource page. This page will be updated as new information/resources become available.
Dates for General Conference 2020
May 5-15, 2020 (POSTPONED)
Minneapolis, Minnesota USA
Visit the General Conference 2020 Welcome website for more information about attending, volunteering, etc.
Bishops Ask for Postponement of General Conference due to Pandemic
The Executive Committee of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church has asked for the postponement of the 2020 General Conference. Read more...
Minneapolis Convention Center Restricts all Bookings Through May, 10, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Minneapolis Convention Center has canceled or postponed all events with 50+ people. This will affect General Conference 2020. Read more...
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
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...
Contact Our General Conference Delegates
If you would like to contact members of the delegation you can email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. All members of the delegation get any email that is sent to that email address.
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
The group that crafted the Protocol offers a peek behind the scenes of how they were able to get to "yes."
Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation and Restructuring
Read the Protocol and Legislation that will be considered at GC2020:
UMC.org and https://www.umnews.org/en/category/general-conference are continually posting articles and information related to General Conference 2020.