History and Updates for the Global Methodist Church

  • The Global Methodist Church launched on May 1, 2022.
    • For approximately 12 to 18 months, 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.
  • 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 hopes to have its initial meeting in early 2023.
    • ​Waiting until next year will allow churches and pastors from other denominations, and also those disaffiliating from the UMC in early December, to attend this celebration. 
  • The Global Methodist Church hopes to hold its General Conference in the fall of 2024. 
    • ​Waiting until that date will also allow for more churches and pastors to join the denomination and will bless us with a more diverse representation. 

Church Information for the Global Methodist Church

  • Our pastor is currently visiting Sunday School classes and also holding a Town Hall (September 17 - Room 402 - 9:45 a.m.) 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