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The 2020 General Conference of The United Methodist Church scheduled for May 5-15 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New dates will be announced once finalized by the Commission on the General Conference.

GC2020 Listening Sessions Feedback

The South Carolina Conference Delegation to the 2020 General Conference held five “Listening Sessions” around the conference in January and February. Here’s what you had to say to delegates during each of those sessions:

Jan. 5 @ Indian Field UMC

(Charleston, Orangeburg, Walterboro districts)

Jan. 26 @ Union UMC-Irmo

(Columbia, Greenwood, Rock Hill districts)

Feb. 9 @ Central UMC-Florence

(Florence, Hartsville, Marion districts)

Feb. 16 @ Mauldin UMC

(Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg districts)

Feb. 23 | Facebook Live

Watch the session 

(Archived on Facebook)

Read the comments

(Captured live during the session)

Preparing for GC2020

Pre-General Conference Briefing (Jan. 23-24)

Videos and PowerPoints from each presentation

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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