UM General Church Meetings

2020 UM General Church Meetings Postposted

In addition to affecting local churches, the coronavirus pandemic has led to the postponement of general, jurisdictional, and annual conference meetings. Additional information is available at and

Q: Has a new date been set for the General Conference of The United Methodist Church, which had been scheduled for May 5–10, 2020?

A: The new proposed dates for General Conference are August 31–September 10, 2021 in Minneapolis, MN.

Q: What is happening with the proposals regarding the future of the UM Church that would have been discussed?

A: The debate will be delayed until General Conference can meet.

Q: When will the NIC Annual Conference that had been scheduled for June be rescheduled?

A: The Annual Conference Committee is working closely with the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center and Hotel on new dates, possibly in the fall. Once those are confirmed, they will be shared. 

Q: What will happen with the North Central Jurisdictional Conference scheduled for July 15–18 in Fort Wayne, Ind.?

A: The North Central Jurisdictional Conference has also been postponed and will likely take place in 2021 after General Conference.


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