General Conference 2020
Delegates pray together during the February 23, 2019, opening session of the Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. Photo by Paul Jeffrey for United Methodist News Service.

GC2020: News

Get in-depth coverage of General Conference from the United Methodist News Service team.
Kim Simpson, chair, Commission on General Conference, and Janice Griffith, Illinois Great Rivers, join hands in prayer during opening worship at the 2020 United Methodist Pre-General Conference held in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

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Foretaste of what’s on the table at GC2020

United Methodists got a preview of proposals heading to General Conference, including different plans aimed at ending the fight over LGBTQ inclusion.

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Chart summarizes and compares proposals to General Conference 2020 about the future of The United Methodist Church. Graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.


Comparison of plans headed to GC2020

This handy chart compares the main proposals for restructuring of the denomination that will be considered by the General Conference.

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