Regular Session of the postponed session from 2020 on August 29-September 6, 2022
Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave. South, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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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
Bishop Grant Hagiya, who leads the California-Pacific and Desert Southwest conferences, said orientation would include discussions of the denomination’s global nature, an overview of legal matters facing the denomination and guidance for running annual conference meetings. New bishops also will receive training on combatting sexism and racism. Hagiya emphasized that the orientation sessions would include worship and prayer.
In its ruling (Decision 1449) released on Tuesday, the church’s high court said, “the process in ¶ 2548.2 may not be used as a pathway for local churches to disaffiliate from The United Methodist Church.”
By Heather Hahn | UMNews This article was originally published at https://www.umnews.org/en/news/church-court-modifies-ruling-on-bishop-elections The United Methodist Church’s top court has set Jan. 1, 2023, as the date when U.S. bishops facing mandatory retirement...
This article was originally published at https://www.unitedmethodistbishops.org/newsdetail/bishops-have-authority-to-call-jurisdictional-conferences-in-2022-16503765 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Council of Bishops (COB) is expressing its appreciation following the Judicial...
Originally published at https://www.unitedmethodistbishops.org/newsdetail/bishops-seek-ruling-on-application-and-meaning-on-paragraph-2548-2-16497213 WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church is requesting a declaratory decision from...
Find the complete 2020 Desert Southwest Conference roster of delegates here.