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The 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church will convene May 5-15 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

GC2020 Listening Sessions

The South Carolina Conference Delegation to the 2020 General Conference wants to hear from you in advance of the United Methodist Church’s next international meeting in May. The delegation has scheduled four tri-district “Listening Sessions” around the conference in January and February, and a fifth that will be live online:

Jan. 5 – Indian Field UMC
2030 U.S. 15, St. George
(Charleston, Orangeburg and Walterboro districts)

Jan. 26 – Union UMC
7582 Woodrow St., Irmo
(Columbia, Greenwood and Rock Hill districts)

Feb. 9 – Central UMC
167 S. Irby St., Florence
(Florence, Hartsville and Marion districts)

Feb. 16 – Mauldin UMC
100 E. Butler Ave., Mauldin
(Anderson, Greenville and Spartanburg districts)

Feb. 23 – If you can’t make it to one of the tri-district sessions, please join us for a live, online session at

All sessions begin at 3 p.m.

Click here to register for any session (including online)

Respectful Communication Guidelines

Preparing for GC2020

What is the General Conference? A Primer

Proposed Legislation: The Future of The UMC


“New Denominations of
United Methodism”

Basic Provisions



“Next Generation UMC”

Legislative Overview

Legislative Petitions


“New Expressions
Worldwide (N.E.W)”

Non-Disciplinary Explanation

Disciplinary Petition

Connectional Table

“Creation of a U.S. Regional Conference”

Legislation Overview


Separation Protocol

“Protocol of Reconciliation and
Grace Through Separation “

Protocol Statement


Comparison of These 5 Proposals

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