Upcoming General Conference Events and Resources

March 12, 2020

The 2020 United Methodist General Conference will meet May 5 -15 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.* General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church which meets once every four years. The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs. 

In the coming weeks there are several notable dates and events to consider. Those events are listed below. All information related to general conference will be posted to www.awfumc.org/gc2020

Upcoming Dates and Events

Strength for Today: Bright Hope for Tomorrow with Tom Berlin, March 17 CANCELLED

Reconciling Ministries Regional Gatherings, March-April

Alabama-West Florida WCA: Moving Forward – What’s Next?, April 23

Alabama-West Florida UMC Next Day of Prayer and Fasting, April 30

Judicial Council of the UMC Reviews Protocol Legislation, April 28

General Conference 2020, May 5-15

Related Resources

General Conference Website

General Conference Welcome Guide

General Conference Agenda

Advance Daily Christian Advocate

Legislation Comparison Chart

General Conference 2020 PowerPoint Presentation

Alabama-West Florida GC Delegation

Contact the Delegation

Bishop's Discernment Task Force

Task Force Survey

Protocol Legislation

Interview with Protocol Developers

Understanding the Protocol Legislation Video

*As of now, general conference will meet as planned. The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference is monitoring developments in the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and will collaborate with public health authorities regarding any recommended health and safety precautions that should be taken to reduce exposure or transmission of illness when the 2020 General Conference meets. Please continue to follow our Website for updates at www.awfumc.org.