Conferences of the United Methodist Church


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The following is a list of the Conferences of The United Methodist Church.

Conference Listings

There are several kinds of Conferences of The United Methodist Church.

  • General Conference is the highest deliberative body for the United Methodist Church.
  • Jurisdictional Conferences in the U.S.; and
  • Central Conferences outside the U.S. elect and assign bishops in their region and comprise
  • Annual Conferences, the basic organizational unit in the denomination.
  • District Conference, Annual conferences are further divided into Districts, each served by a District Superintendent.
  • Charge Conference, a charge is one or more churches served by a minister under appointment by the bishop.

Sources

  • Context for Jurisdictions versus Conferences [1]

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