The Special Session of the General Conference will be held February 23-26, 2019, in St. Louis, where 864 lay and clergy delegates from around the world will gather to receive and act upon a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops. They will seek a way forward on the issues surrounding LGBTQI persons.

The 32-member commission was authorized by General Conference 2016 and appointed by the Council of Bishops to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church.

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FOLLOWING GENERAL CONFERENCE


FOUR MAJOR PLANS EXPLAINED

The United Methodist News Service offered a four-part series explaining most of the prominent proposals coming before General Conference.


IMPORTANT GC2019 DOCUMENTS


PRAYING OUR WAY FORWARD


PROCEDURAL PROCESSES OF THE UMC