From The Conference

The General Conference makes decisions for The United Methodist Church as no one individual is in charge.

The United Methodist General Conference is the body that sets official policy and speaks for the denomination.

Explore the links below and the video to your right to learn more about General Conference, what's coming up, and see the archives from previous gatherings.


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  • Ukraine

    The United Methodist Church is relatively small compared to other areas in the world, but they are actively engaged and assisting those in need. UMCOR (our relief agency) is in touch with church leaders there and with church leaders in neighboring countries to ascertain how the UMC can best help those who are fleeing from their homes.

    Click the image for more information.

  • Ukraine - How can you help?

    Bring a check to worship (marked “UMCOR” in the memo line)

    Give online HERE How to assist the Ukrainian people - Global Ministries (

    Give by phone by calling 888-252-6174.

    Mail check to Global Ministries/UMCOR, GPO, P.O. Box 9068, New York, NY, 10087-9068 with “Advance #982450 – Ukraine” written on the memo line.

    As a reminder about your UMCOR gifts, all contributions will go directly to the relief effort.


  • Postponement of UMC General Conference

    Recently, the Commission on the General Conference met and determined that the next meeting of the General Conference would be postponed until 2024.  Please click HERE to read a message from our Bishop Ken Carter regarding this matter.

    Click HERE if you would like additional information about General Conference.

    For the debate on human sexuality please click HERE.


More about the United Methodist General Conference

Here's a short video to help explain a little more about the General Conference.