2019 Special Session of the General Conference
Saturday, February 23, 2019 to Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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The Council of Bishops has called a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church to be held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri. The purpose will be to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. The 32-member Commission was authorized by General Conference 2016 and appointed by the Council of Bishops to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church.

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Nov 01
We, the bishop and extended cabinet of the California-Nevada Conference of The United Methodist Church, have gathered in worship and prayer, seeking ...
Nov 05
For Immediate Release - St. Simon Island, GA – Council of Bishops President Bishop Ken Carter this morning urged fellow bishops to call upon God to ...
Oct 30
Given the current, politically divided atmosphere, many people are calling for a return to civility. But what does it mean to have honest, respectful ...
Oct 29
The United Methodist Church’s top court has clarified what parts of legislation heading to the 2019 General Conference pass constitutional muster. Now...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (UMNS) — Bishop Christian Alsted of the Nordic and Baltic Episcopal Area doesn’t see the current debate over homosexuality as a ...
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Comparison Chart of Three Proposals for General Conference