To assure full participation of all General Conference delegates, the Commission on the General Conference has postponed the session to convene in-person in Minneapolis, August 29 – September 6, 2022.
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 12 pieces of important administrative legislation.
Joy Barrett serves on a new technology study team looking at online options to accommodate full participation of 900 delegates and leaders participating in the General Conference from four continents.
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.
With the 2020 General Conference 13 weeks away, United Methodists visited Nashville last week for a preview of what’s ahead.
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.
The United Methodist General Conference is coming to Minneapolis in May of 2020, and The Michigan Conference will be there.
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.