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General Conference 2016

South Hill United Methodist Church

General Conference 2016

General Conference is the official policy making and vision discerning body of the United Methodist Church.

  • Representatives, half clergy and half laity, from every region of the globe that contains a United Methodist Church come together every 4 years to revise the Book of Discipline and set the direction for the church. The meeting this year was May 10-20, in Portland, Oregon.
  • Just over half of the delegates come from the United States.
  • General Conference is the only body that can officially speak for the United Methodist Church.
  • This session had its share of drama and significant issues.

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