2020 Pre-General Conference Briefing

The opening day of the special session of the 2019 General Conference of The United Methodist Church.

Sponsored by UM News and United Methodist Communications

January 22-24, 2020
Omni Nashville Hotel

Held every four years, the briefing is designed to help delegates and communicators prepare for General Conference. Informational sessions, featuring expert speakers, will address key topics that General Conference will consider when it meets May 2020 in Minneapolis.

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United Methodist Bishop Bruce Ough breaks the bread during opening worship at the 2020 Pre-General Conference Briefing in Nashville, Tenn.at the 2020 United Methodist Pre-General Conference held in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UM News.
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2020 Pre-General Conference Briefing

Pre-General Conference presentations

Find the archived videos and accompanying files for sessions from the Pre-General Conference 2020 News Briefing.

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2020 Pre-General Conference Briefing Welcome Guide
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Resources

General Conference Welcome Guide

The General Conference Guide provides an overview of how the assembly works and key legislation for 2020, as well as background information on The United Methodist Church and tips for getting around Minneapolis.

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Pre-General Conference 2020
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Pre-General Conference 2020 Agenda

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General Conference News