General Conference 2016

The Global Church Gathers
 

The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body met at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest, from May 10-20, 2016. Follow the conversation at #umcgc.org. Stories are also available in multiple languages.

General Conference, the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church, convenes once every four years.The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for churchwide programs.

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The Commission on General Conference meets in August at First United Methodist Church in Lexington, Ky. Both the denomination’s bishops and finance agency are following up on commission requests. Photo by Diane Degnan, United Methodist Communications.

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