General Conference 2016

On May 10-20, 2016, the United Methodist Church’s top legislative body will meet at the Oregon Convention Center, the largest convention center in the Pacific Northwest.

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. 

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Members and friends of the Texas Conference are invited to join your delegation for dinner on Monday, May 16. The cost is $20 and RSVP’s are needed.  If interested, please email the co-chair of our delegation at and we’ll put you on the list and get you the details.

Attending General Conference 2016 - What You Need to Know

2016 General Conference Overview/Guide (PDF)