General Conference 2020
Minneapolis, MN

About General Conference
General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church. The assembly meets at the beginning of each quadrennium to consider revisions to 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 for the next four years. General Conference 2020 will take place May 5-15, 2020, at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn.

March 18, 2020 -- United Methodist General Conference to be postponed. More...

March 17, 2020 -- Commission on the General Conference to meet March 21 to discuss plans for the 2020 General Conference. More...

March 13, 2020 -- Bishops ask for postponement of General Conference due to Coronavirus Pandemic

Feb. 20, 2020 -- Virginia Conference delegation adopts protocol. More...

General Conference Welcome Website  

What to expect at General Conference 2020  

Proposed Plans for General Conference 2020 
      ♦ Legislation for The Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation. More...  

General Conference Guide
   This General Conference Guide has been produced by United Methodist Communications. Click here to download a pdf copy.

DIscipleship Ministries: Helping Your Congregation Get Ready for General Conference  

Virginia Conference Delegation
Click here to download a list of names with their email addresses (pdf)
Click here to download a list of names with their email addresses (Excel)

Upcoming meetings of the Virginia Conference delgation
No meetings are scheduled at this time.

From the Lay Delegates to General Conference
From now through the summer, we will be sharing additional resources, reflections, hopes and dreams for our beloved church with you.  We also ask for your prayers for our entire delegation as we make our way to General, Annual and Southeastern Jurisdiction Conferences.  Pray for us as we continue to pray for you.
March 1, 2020 Letter (pdf)


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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
(804) 521-1100
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