Annual Conference ConnectionsAnnual 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.
North Central Jurisdiction
Minnesota – Hopeful EarthKeepers
Northern Illinois – Eco-sustainability Task Force
South Central Jurisdiction
Great Plains Creation Justice Team
North Texas Green Team (contact Mel Caraway)
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Annual Conference Resources
The UM Creation Justice Movement has formed an Annual Conference Organizing Team to help foster initiatives at the Conference level. Below you’ll find 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.
UMC Annual Conference Organizing Workshops
The UM Creation Justice Movement offered this series of seven online workshops focused on building and strengthening Conference-level Creation Care ministries and teams in 2021-2022.
Creation Justice Conference Resolution Collection
Here are examples of Creation Justice-centered Annual Conference resolutions for ideas and inspiration.
These are several models for possible resolutions that are offered by the United Methodist Creation Justice Movement for you to use to start the conversation.
Annual Conference Stories
Here you will find stories from Conferences highlighting successes, obstacles, ideas, and plans. Look here for inspiration and advice for your conference’s initiatives.
Climate Questions for Episcopal Candidates
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A New Cal-Nevada Climate Justice Ministries Task Force
By Rev. Sharon Delgado I am happy to announce that this year’s Annual Conference Session, held June 10–13, passed aRecommendation to Convene a Climate Justice Ministries Task Force, which required an amendment tothe Standing Rules. The task force will be an ongoing...
July 2022 Updates from Annual Conferences
Here are some Creation Justice updates from Annual Conferences across the US. Pacific Northwest The Pacific Northwest Conference June 8, 2022 focus session included a discussion recommending passage of Creation Justice related legislation developed by Global...
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.