History and Updates for the Global Methodist Church

  • The Global Methodist Church launched on May 1, 2022.
    • The Global Methodist Church will be a church in transition as it prepares for its convening General Conference. During the transitional period, the Global Methodist Church will operate under the Transitional Book of Doctrines and Discipline.
    • It was recently announced that the initial General Conference wil be held on Costa Rica on September 20-26, 2024. 
      • ​This location will make it easier for delegates from other countries to attend since they will not have the strict USA visa requirements to enter that country. 
      • This location also celebrated our denomination's commitment to be a global church.
    • The GMC now have over 3,800 churches!
  • Our church voted on May 21, 2023, to join with the Global Methodist Church.
  • The Transitional Leadership Council of the GMC approved a Mississippi-West Tennessee Provisional Annual Conference beginning August 1, 2023.
  • The MS-WTN annual conference held its initial meeting on January 25-27, 2024 in Memphis, TN.
    • ​Waiting until 2024 for this annual conference meeting allowed churches and pastors from other denominations, and also those disaffiliating from the UMC in early December 2023, to attend this celebration.
    • Our annual conference now have 180 churches and is growing in number every week!
    • Our church leaders attended the Pine Belt District Charge Conference on November 12.
  • ​Our church has been selected to host the next Annual Conference meeting on June 12-13, 2024!!

Church Information for the Global Methodist Church

  • Our pastor visited Sunday School classes this fall and also held a Town Hall on September 17, 2023, to discuss the structure and doctrines of the GMC and to answer any questions our church family might have. Contact our pastor (barry@madisonmc.org) if he can meet with your class or small group or with you individually. 
  • If you could not attend one of these sessions, here is a summary video of what was taught: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aFe1uCBuH1c&t=11s

Online Information for the Global Methodist Church