U.S. Regional Conference

The Central Conference bishops’ endorsement of the Connectional Table's proposal for a U.S. regional conference is a big deal for an idea that previously has faced strong opposition. Read more

UMC Future 4 Comments

Connectional Table 2019

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This proposal seeks to change the long-standing, U.S.-centric structure of the UMC by creating a structure for the US that would parallel some of the powers of the Central Conferences, writes Dr. David W. Scott. Read more

UMC Future

The Connectional Table is publishing in English its legislative petition to create a U.S. Regional Conference, as well as a one-page frequently asked questions sheet and a narrative booklet. The materials will soon be available in other languages. Read more

2020 General Conference 9 Comments

The Connectional Table proposes that The United Methodist Church in the United States become a regionally governed unit similar to the Central Conferences in Europe, Asia and Africa. Read more

UMC Future 10 Comments