General Conference 2020
Delegate Gail Douglas-Boykin from the New York Conference speaks during the 2019 United Methodist General Conference in St. Louis on Feb. 25. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.

GC2020: Resources

Find resources to help your congregation understand what General Conference is and how it works.
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General Conference 2020

A General Conference primer

Learn what General Conference is, how it works and who participates in this short introductory guide.

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Mike DuBose, photographer with United Methodist News Service, captures moments in the plenary hall during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference in Portland, Ore. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.
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General Conference 2020

Photography tips for General Conference delegates

Headed to General Conference? No matter what your device, we have tips for taking great pics.

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Delegate Jeffrey Kuan of California speaks during the debate on a February 26, 2019, vote to strengthen church policies about homosexuality. The vote came on the last day of a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, held in St. Louis, Missouri. Delegates voted to approve the Traditional Plan, which strengthens penalties for LGBTQIA clergy and prohibits same sex weddings. Kuan unsuccessfully moved to add polygamy and divorce to the list of proscribed activity. Photo by Paul Jeffrey, UMNS.
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General Conference 2020

Introduction to General Conference

Learn more about the decision-making body for the denomination.

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The Movement Continues campaign reminds us that the foundation of The United Methodist Church has always been to follow God's call of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. As disciples, we serve in our church and community. Image courtesy of United Methodist Communications
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United Methodism

Use 'The Movement Continues' to look forward

Inspire church members and leaders to feel encouraged and hopeful about the future of the denomination. Use these resources to help your congregation continue to respond to God's call.

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