General Conference is now eight months ahead. The deadline for legislation is past and petitions are being translated and prepared for action in May of 2020.
The UMCNext coalition has just released a plan that would remove restrictions against same-sex weddings and ordination of LGBTQ clergy. The plan also would let local churches vote to leave the denomination.
The Indianapolis Plan for proposed UMC separation, is being put forward by a group including traditional, progressive, and centrist viewpoints.
The 2020 General Conference convenes in Minneapolis on May 5. Updates and resources to help you follow this historic event are available at gc.michiganumc.org.
Many resolutions before annual conferences respond in some way to GC 2019. Delegates are also being elected for GC 2020.
Pages, marshals, choirs, and worship liturgy are needed for the 2020 General Conference meeting May 5-15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Interested? Here’s how to apply.
Bishop David Bard describes the recent rulings of the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church and outlines possible next steps between now and the 2020 General Conference in Minneapolis.
Online auditions for an invitation to perform at the 2020 General Conference are now being accepted. Here’s how to apply.
The process is in place to nominate delegates, clergy and laity, for election to serve at the 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences. Nominations are due by February 15, 2019.
Delegates to the Global Young People’s Convocation developed legislation that will be submitted as petitions to the 2020 General Conference.