News from Illinois Great Rivers Conference (IGRC)

We are now in the countdown to the 2024 General Conference of the United Methodist Church! You are invited to learn more about our denomination’s upcoming global legislative meeting where elected delegates from around the world will meet in Charlotte NC, from April 23 to May 4 to deliberate policy, doctrine, and denominational statements for the United Methodist Church.

Curtis Brown, Director of Connectional Ministries for IGRC, will lead presentations and discussions on the following topics. Those in the future may be joined live; those in the past have been recorded.

The topics are:

March 6 – What is General Conference and How Does It Work?

March 13 – Revised Social Principles

March 20 – Global Regionalization Legislation

March 27 – New Clergy Pension Plan

April 3 – Continuance/Removal of LGBTQ Restrictive Language

April 10 – Discussion of Other Legislation and Actions

April 17 – General Conference Overview and Prayer for Delegates

The following link will take you to the recorded and live meetings:

Joyce Hein, Lay Member, IGRC Annual Conference