Three resolutions were overwhelmingly supported by the five U.S. jurisdictions of The United Methodist Church, signaling a new way forward as the church looks toward the 2024 General Conference and… Continue Reading Grassroots resolutions point toward UMC’s future
Though some U.S. delegates called for episcopal elections in 2021, the Council of Bishops holds to the plan to elect no new leaders until after the 2022 General Conference.
With General Conference postponed until August of 2022, the Council of Bishops has called a special online session on May 8, 2021. The purpose is to enable the handling of… Continue Reading Bishops call GC session May 8, 2021
The 2020 General and Jurisdictional conferences were postponed because of COVID-19. New 2021 dates were announced on May 26 along with a leadership plan for the NCJ.
The tentative dates for the next General Conference are August 31-September 10, 2021. Once official, other significant meetings will be also be fixed on the calendar.
U.S. annual conferences elected more delegates opposed to the Traditional Plan, but traditionalists estimate they still have the majority overall for General Conference 2020.