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General Conference Special Session 2019


The Council of Bishops called a Special Session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church was held February 23-26, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri.

The purpose was to receive and act on a report from the Commission on a Way Forward based on the recommendations of the Council of Bishops.

The 32-member Commission was authorized by General Conference 2016 and appointed by the Council of Bishops to examine paragraphs in The Book of Discipline concerning human sexuality and exploring options to strengthen the unity of the church.

Click here for a wrap up from United Methodist News Service.

Scroll down for Northern Illinois Conference communication reports from St. Louis.

Click play below for official highlights from 2019 General Conference.

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