General Conference 2020
(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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The General Comission on General Conference announced that the 2020 General Conference rescheduled for August of 2021 will be postponed to August 2022.
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General Conference Postponed to 2022

Further postponement needed for the 2020 General Conference as the pandemic continues to affect the safety of mass gatherings and travel.

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The Council of Bishops met via Zoom on Monday, March 22, 2021 online and decided to reconsider the May 8 Special Session of General Conference. (Image courtesy of the Council of Bishops.)
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Bishops Reconsider May 8 Special Session

Cancellation decision made in best interest of the church.

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