General Conference Postponed
Special Virtual Session on May 8, 2021
In-Person Session on August 29-September 6, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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“I ask you, the faithful Christ-followers, to continue to support the work and ministry of your local United Methodist Church. As Christ-followers, you and I are bearers of light – the good news of Jesus Christ. Keep praying without ceasing that God’s grace and Christ’s love will be made known in our ministries. All of this, we hold in prayer, asking for the Holy Spirit to continue to guide us forward with hope.”
Desert Southwest Conference 2020 Delegates & News
Rev. Dan Hurlbert
First Elect Clergy Delegate
Rev. Anthony Tang
First Reserve Clergy Delegate
First Elect Lay Delegate
First Reserve Lay Delegate
- Comparison chart of proposals (includes Protocol)
- GC2021 Proposed Plans
- Bard Jones Plan
- Central Conference Christmas Covenant
- Connectional Table’s U.S. Regional Conference Legislation
- Indianapolis Plan
- New Expressions Worldwide (N.E.W.) Plan
- Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation
- DSC FAQ for the Protocol
- Protocol Translation-AMHARIC
- Protocol Translation-KOREAN
- Protocol Translation-SPANISH
- Protocol Translation-TAGALOG
- UMCNext Plan
- Postponed GC2020 News
Updates and key dates regarding General Conference
Press Release: Bishops call Special Session of General Conference, create timeline for moving forward
Press Release from the Council of Bishops Bishops call Special Session of General Conference, create timeline for moving forward WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the further postponement of the 2020 General Conference, the Council of Bishops (COB) is calling a...
Press Release from Commission on the General Conference Meeting on February 20, the Commission on the General Conference made a decision to further postpone the 2020 General Conference until August 29 – September 6, 2022 in Minneapolis, Minn. as the COVID-19 pandemic...
The Commission on the General Conference held a two-day virtual gathering December 11-12, 2020 to discuss complex matters concerning the postponed 2020 General Conference session that is currently set for August 29 - September 7, 2021. It was decided that the...
Connectional Table’s Emerging Project launches first video segments discussing General Conference and the future of the UMC
PRESS RELEASE Chicago, Illinois - The Connectional Table’s Emerging Project is launching video segments about the future of the United Methodist Church. The Emerging Project is moving in a new direction by using Wesley’s historic questions that ask, what to teach, how...
Find the complete 2020 Desert Southwest Conference roster of delegates here.