April 23-May 3, 2024

The Postponed 2020 General Conference will take place April 23-May 3, 2024 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Every four years, the top legislative body of The United Methodist Church convenes for a 10-day meeting to revise church law, as well as to adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. The body also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs for the next four years. The General Conference was originally set to happen in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 2020, until the pandemic made it necessary to postpone the quadrennial legislative event until 2024.

862 voting delegates have been elected to the denomination’s top policy-making body. The delegates reflect the diversity of The United Methodist Church with attendees from the U.S., Africa, Europe, Asia and concordat churches from The Methodist Church of Great Britain, The Methodist Church of Mexico, The Methodist Church of Puerto Rico and The Methodist Church of the Caribbean and the Americas. Overall attendance is anticipated to be around 5,500-7,500 people.

The theme of this General Conference is “ . . . and know that I am God.”  The Upper Room has created a devotional guide to prepare you for the journey. We invite you to use this guide as a path to enrich your knowledge of God….and pray for all endeavoring to govern during this time of General Conference.

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