Conferences to Vote on Forwarding Protocol Legislation

Several United Methodist annual conference have plans to vote on whether to forward legislation to the 2020 General Conference for the Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation. Though the protocol itself made international news with its announcement in early January, the legislation to enact it has just been released. Read protocol legislation.

The Philippines Conference Cavite became the first annual conference to endorse the protocol during their regular session, February 12 – 14. Read UM News story.

At least two United Methodist annual conferences – Michigan and Sierra Leone - plan to vote next month on whether to forward the legislation to the 2020 General Conference. Read UM News story.