General Conference Key Outcomes



UM Communications has assembled a summary of the legislative actions taken by the General Conference. 

Visit the link below or download the summary by clicking the image to the right.

Bright Hope for Tomorrow: Bishops' message after General Conference

Bishop Tracy Smith Malone, the new president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops, and Bishop Thomas J. Bickerton, immediate past president, reflect on the promising future of The United Methodist Church following the postponed 2020/2024 General Conference. Against the iconic backdrop of the "Cross and Flame," these leaders share their optimism and vision for renewal. Watch the video below and download to show your congregations.

Daily Wrap-up Videos

May 2, 2024

May 1, 2024

April 30, 2024

April 29, 2024

April 27 - 28, 2024

April 26, 2024

April 25, 2024

April 24, 2024

April 23, 2024

Annual conferences — the denomination’s regional bodies consisting of lay and clergy voters from multiple churches — each elect an allotment of delegates. The United Methodist Church’s constitution requires that laity elect the lay delegates, and clergy elect their fellow clergy.

Clergy Delegates


Rev. Dr. Thomas Salsgiver


Rev. Dr. Kathleen E. Kind


Rev. Mark F. Reisinger


Rev. Dr. Gary D. Weaver


Rev. Rachel E. Keller Wong


Rev. Jacob A. Waybright

Reserve: Rev. Lenore C. Hosier and Rev. Dr. Paul C. Amara

Laity Delegates


Christina McDermott


Dr. Milton Loyer


Cindy Weaver


John Konieczny

Reserve: KimAnn Shockley and Wesley Bealla