Annual Conference Creation Justice Connections

Annual Conferences are a foundational part of the structure of the United Methodist Church. These connectional bodies can also be places where we take creation justice action together. Below is an incomplete list of Annual Conference Creation Justice related teams. Please contact us umcreationjustice@gmail.com if you would like your annual conference team listed or the information updated.

Below you’ll also see links to a few annual conference related stories and resources that are emerging from the UM Creation Justice Movement that we hope will support you in joining, supporting or starting efforts in your home conference.

Annual Conference Creation Justice Teams

North Central Jurisdiction

Northeastern Jurisdiction

South Central Jurisdiction

Southeastern Jurisdiction

Western Jurisdiction

Annual Conference Resources

The UM Creation Justice Movement has formed an Annual Conference Organizing team to help foster initiatives at the Conference level. We hope to be a resource in both strengthening existing Conference committees and in assisting in the formation of new ones. We have identified potential point persons in many Conferences and have been inviting these folks to Zoom gatherings at the Jurisdictional level to learn what is happening on the ground and to find some ways to provide mutual support. We hope to have regular Jurisdictional networking events in the coming year.

This team has also launched an Annual Conference Organizing 7 part Workshop Series. All sessions are being recorded.

Interested in starting a Creation Justice team in your annual conference? Have one already but could use some inspiration? We’ve posed questions to several Creation Justice leaders across the connection and captured their answers and this growing Q&A document. Share your own Annual Conference Action stories here in this Discussion Forum.

Annual Conference Creation Justice Stories

North Georgia — For the Beauty of the Earth: Just Energy for Georgia

Tennessee – Annual Conference Creation Justice Resolutions Can Help Build Our Movement

North Carolina – Creation Care Team Up and Running