General Conference 2019

'Courageous Conversations'

In March 2019, districts will host gatherings for clergy and laity to unpack the events and decisions of the 2019 General Conference and allow us to process our feelings and experiences together. You are welcome to attend any event that is convenient for you. Learn more and find a session near you

New England Conference statements

Read a statement from the New England Cabinet

Read a statement from the Board of Ordained Ministry

Read Bishop Devadhar's post-GC 19 message

Additional resources

General Conference 2019 webpage



Created by the Susquehanna Conference

We have compiled the following information to help New England Conference members understand the issues and processes for the special session of General Conference, which will take place Feb. 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis. Pictured: New England Delegation

News from St. Louis

Check our news page for stories tagged "GC19" to find stories with a New England focus from General Conference in St. Louis

Find stories about General Conference by UM News

Find coverage in a variety of languages 

Bishop Ken Carter's sermon from opening worship 2/24

New England Conference delegation 

List of delegates and alternates

FAQ from New England Delegation's 2018 listening sessions

Find the FAQ PDF here

The Daily Christian Advocate

The Daily Christian Advocate (DCA), published each day of the General Conference session, contains the day's agenda and news from the previous session. A link to the Advance Daily Christian Advocate (ADCA) can also be found here Find the PDFs here

General Conference 2019 FAQ

Find frequently asked questions about the upcoming General Conference here

Reading recommended by Bishop Devadhar

“The Anatomy of Peace: Resolving the Heart of Conflict” by The Arbinger Institute

"Unity In Mission: A Bond of Peace for the Sake of Love"  by Bishop C. Andrew Doyle