General Conference 2020

General Conference is held every 4 years and is a gathering of representatives of delegates - clergy and lay - who represent the United Methodist Church throughout the world. These meetings serve to set policy for the UMC. The next General Conference will be held May 5-15, 2020, in Minneapolis.

Judy Ehninger, co-leader of the Eastern Pennsylvania Conference Delegation, held a series of information sessions in January; and invites you to attend one of the listening sessions being held throughout the Eastern PA Conference in March and April. View Judy's full letter on these listening sessions here and plan to attend one of the following sessions: 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 – 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Church of the Good Shepherd UMC
1500 Quentin Road, Lebanon PA 17042 

Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Downingtown UMC
751 E Lancaster Avenue,   Downingtown  PA  19335

In addition to this in person meeting, a Zoom Conference Call number and instructions will be published in the NEWSpirit and District e-newsletters and on the EPA UMC web site

Saturday, April 4, 2020 – 10 AM to Noon
Simpson House
2101 Belmont Avenue, Philadelphia PA 19131

Monday, April 20, 2020 – 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Epworth UMC
3245 Oakland Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020



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