Oklahoma Conference of the United Methodist Church

AUDIO: General Conference Discussion



Rev. Wendi Neal, Rev. Derrek Belase, and Rev. Dr. Joseph Harris discuss the changes to General Conference, and address some common questions about it. Use the times below to reference what is discussed.

0:53- Derrek introduces the discussion
2:00- Will the GC only deal with the pieces submitted for the original dates, will the existing deadlines still apply?
3:59- The Protocol is now officially before the General Conference as legislation.
4:49- What is the current work of the Commission on General Conference?
6:56- What else should people consider with the changing of the date of General Conference?
8:29- Will the current delegation that was elected in 2019 be the ones represented at the 2021 General Conference? Are there plans for any revoting?
11:45- What about Jurisdictional Conference? Will that change, must it occur after General Conference, etc.?
17:35- How does all of this affect Oklahomans?
19:33- “The fullest cup requires the steadiest hand”
24:35- Final comments, some of the dates that applied according to the Protocol will all change.


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