General Conference Resources

2019 PrimeTimers Events and Scholarships

Global Ministries and the Mission Volunteers Office are pleased to offer twogreat educational and mission service events, one in the Czech Republic and one in Paducah, Kentucky. Both events are designed with less strenuous activities than the traditional UMVIM team. The events will continue to focus on peace and poverty, Read More »

Watch GC2016 episcopal address

PORTLAND, Ore. (UMNS) — Ohio West Area Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, on behalf of the Council of Bishops, will deliver the episcopal address at the 2016 General Conference in Portland. The sermon will be livestreamed at 11:30 a.m. EDT May 11. Palmer formerly was president of the Council of Bishops, Read More »

General Conference Guide

The 2016 General Conference Guide contains helpful information about the denomination’s legislative assembly. Along with an overview, special events details and schedules, the 50-page guide also explains the legislative process, highlights major issues and offers basics about United Methodism. Compiled by the Rev. Joan Gray La Barr of Dallas and Read More »