(From right) David Valera, Patrick Scriven, Greg Nelson, the Rev. Karen Nelson and Linda Rhodes work in the newsroom at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry.

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General Conference further postponed to 2024

As the pandemic continues and the wait time for visas stretches to over two years in some countries, the Commission on the General Conference announced that the 2020 General Conference cannot be held in 2022.

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Worshipers rise at the opening celebration for the United Methodist 2016 General Conference in Portland, Ore. (Photo by Maile Bradfield, UMNS.)

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Commission on the General Conference establishes timeline for next steps

Commission discussed complex matters concerning the postponed 2020 General Conference.

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