Bishops confer over the issue of whether the legislative committee can refer items to the denomination's Judicial Council for review during the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis. Clockwise from lower left are Bishops Thomas Bickerton, John Schol, David Bard, Julius C. Trimble and Cynthia Fierro Harvey. Photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

GC2020: Legislation

Follow the legislative actions of General Conference.
The Advance Daily Christian Advocate contains the rules, reports and legislation for the 2020 General Conference.


General Conference 2020: Advance Daily Christian Advocate

Contains all legislation submitted for consideration by the delegates at the upcoming 2020 General Conference.

Jean Hawxhurst, delegate from the Kentucky Conference, follows the afternoon session of calendar items and petitions at the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.


Legislative proposals from agencies

Much of the proposed legislation that General Conference 2020 will consider originated with The United Methodist Church’s worldwide entities. Review the proposals submitted by the general agencies and the Connectional Table.

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Bishop Minerva Carcaño surveys results of a vote on retaining guaranteed appointments for clergy during the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. A UMNS file photo by Paul Jeffrey.


2016 Legislation Tracking

View the petitions, voting results and amendments for legislation dealt with by the 2016 General Conference.

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