General Conference 2016 is under way in Portland, Oregon as United Methodists from around the world are gathered to oversee our common ministry as the Church.

General Conference is the top policy-making body of The United Methodist Church which meets once every four years.The conference can revise church law, as well as adopt resolutions on current moral, social, public policy and economic issues. It also approves plans and budgets for church-wide programs. 

This page will offer links to the latest news and information about General Conference 2016 and answer your questions about the quadrennial gathering.

Why United Methodist General Conference?

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Rev. Laura Merrill's General Conference Blog

Rio Texas General Conference Prayer Vigil

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