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GC2020 Petitions Submissions Process Opens


United Methodists can now submit petitions for consideration by the 2020 General Conference to the petitions secretary. The deadline for submissions is September 18.

Detailed instructions for submitting a petition are available on the General Conference website at Petitions must be typed and may be submitted through the General Conference website, by postal mail or fax, or via e-mail to This e-mail address should be used for petition submission only. All other correspondence should be directed to

Due to the passage of legislative material by the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference, an addendum to The Book of Discipline 2016 may be found at These paragraphs replace what is printed in The Book of Discipline 2016. Petitions related to these paragraphs must reference the material in the Addendum.  The Errata (corrections) for The Book of Discipline 2016 are included at the end of the Addendum document and should also be considered in petition texts.