Communicators, delegation leaders set for GC briefing


A Pre-General Conference News Briefing will be held Jan. 24-26 in Fort Worth to help heads of delegations, church communicators and secular journalists prepare for The United Methodist Church’s legislative gathering in the spring.

The briefing, sponsored by United Methodist Communications, will focus on key issues and legislation facing General Conference. The event will include information to help delegates and communicators get oriented to the assembly and downtown Fort Worth.

Nearly 1,000 delegates from around the world will gather at General Conference April 23-May 2 to set direction for the church for 2009-2012.