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Resources for General Conference Delegates

Logo for 2016 General Conference of The United Methodist Church. Courtesy of United Methodist Communications.

United Methodist Communications to host 2016 Pre-General Conference Briefing

Communications agency to host a time of preparation for 2016 General Conference at the Pre-General Conference Briefing, Jan. 20-22, in Portland, Oregon. Read More

Delegates consider legislation during the United Methodist Church's 2004 General Conference in Pittsburgh. Photo by John C. Goodwin, UMNS.

Exploring General Conference: Free online class

Learn about the history of General Conference, how delegates are chosen; how petitions are decided and more, on your computer. Now through Dec. 25, 2015. Read More

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General Conference on the Go! Redesigned app helps you stay connected

Whether you’re headed to General Conference or following from home, get news, photo and social media feeds, live streaming of worship and plenary, and more, at your fingertips. Read More

Communications resource kit aims to equip General Conference delegates

United Methodist Communications has developed a communications resource toolkit to aid delegates and conference communicators in working together to share the story of General Conference. Read More

Delegates from around the connection will gather in Oregon, May 10-20, as the church’s top legislative body meets for General Conference 2016.

United Methodist Communications has advice for crafting and pitch stories, blogging and taking great photos. Find downloadable resources like and templates for press releases and logos. Explore ways to share the experience with your church and conference.

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