About General Conference
General Conference is The United Methodist Church’s top legislative body and gathers every four years.
The General Conference took place April 24-May 4, 2012, in Tampa, Florida. Nine hundred and eighty-eight delegates from around the world set policy and direction for the church, and handled other business.
The next General Conference will take place May 10-20, 2016 in Portland, Oregon. More information at umc.org.