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Sunday, August 29, 2021 to Monday, September 7, 2020
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5/26/2020
The Commission on the General Conference has announced new 2021 dates for General Conference following the postponement of the event due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The quadrennial legislative event will take place on August 29 - September 7, 2021, at ...

4/7/2020
The 2020 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference, along with all U.S. Jurisdictional Conferences, has been postponed. The SEJ Conference was scheduled for July in Lake Junaluska. According to our Book of Discipline, all Jurisdictional Conferences ...

3/19/2020
The Executive Committee of the Commission on the General Conference has been notified by the Minneapolis Convention Center that they are restricting events at the venue through May 10, 2020, following recommendations by the Minnesota Department of ...

3/10/2020
As a member of the team that worked with mediator Ken Feinberg to produce the Protocol on Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation and Restructuring, Rev. Tom Berlin has received a number of questions about both the Protocol and accompanying ...

2/13/2020
Legislation related to the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation has been released and is expected to come before the United Methodist General Conference for a vote at their legislative meeting in Minneapolis in May 2020. The ...

2/3/2020
Photo: Many of the SEJ heads of delegations for the 2020 General Conference gathered in Atlanta in December. The clergy and lay heads of 2020 General Conference Delegations from the Southeastern Jurisdiction released a statement last week affirming ...

1/27/2020
BY SCOTT HUGHES Pray – Be in prayer, as individuals and as a church community, for General Conference, delegates, and for discernment. Use The Upper Room prayer guide:  Be Still and Know: 40 Days of Prayer for General Conference. Get information ...

1/3/2020
A diverse group of leaders has come to a unanimous agreement that has the potential to avoid dissolution of The United Methodist Church while offering a path for churches to separate from the denomination. They now turn their work over to General ...

1/2/2020
The members of the North Georgia Conference Delegation have endorsed the Rev. Dr. Byron E. Thomas as their episcopal nominee.    Rev. Dr. Thomas is currently senior pastor of Ben Hill UMC in Atlanta. He is chair of the North Georgia Conference ...

11/25/2019
(UMNS) A new chart from United Methodist News Service summarizes and compares a sample of proposals that have been submitted from various groups to General Conference 2020 about the future of The United Methodist Church. The chart does not include ...

10/22/2019
The Commission on the General Conference has unveiled the logo for the 2020 General Conference to accompany the theme, “…and know that I am God,” based on an excerpt from Psalm 46:10. The entire verse reads: “Be still, and know that I am God! I am ...

10/1/2019
The North Georgia delegation to General and Jurisdictional Conference scheduled two listening sessions to hear from North Georgia United Methodists. The first session was held Saturday, November 16, at Marietta First UMC. The second will be Saturday,...

8/16/2019
General Conference organizers chose “…and know I am God” as the theme of the 2020 United Methodist General Conference, but not before discovering the Psalm’s words and even its verse numbers vary by translation depending on the language. Read about ...

6/14/2019
The North Georgia Annual Conference has elected its Delegation to the 2020 General and Jurisdictional Conferences of The United Methodist Church. All are invited to join the delegation in prayer and fasting on Thursdays from July 1, 2019  through the...