GC2016 wrap-up: Farewell, Portland. Thanks for the doughnuts.
The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body met at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, from May 10-20, 2016. Follow the conversation at #umcgc.org. Stories are also available in multiple languages.
General Conference, the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church, convenes 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 churchwide programs.