More than 70 petitions on homosexuality from United Methodist annual conferences, unofficial caucuses, individuals and general church agencies will be debated during the 2012 April 24-May 4 global assembly. Petitions are printed in the advance issue of the Daily Christian Advocate. Most of the petitions can be found in Volume 2, Section 1, Church and Society Committee B on pages 263-278.
An overview of the church’s stance is online “What is the denomination’s position on homosexuality?
A summary of what happened during the 2008 United Methodist General Conference on the issue of homosexuality is also online.
The United Methodist General Commission on Archives & History has General Conference records online for the 1996-2008 General Conferences.