Annual Conference 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 if you would like your annual conference team listed or the information updated.

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.

View the recordings here.

Creation Justice Conference Resolution Collection

Here are examples of Creation Justice-centered Annual Conference resolutions for ideas and inspiration.

See the collection here

Model Resolutions

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.

See the resolutions here

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.

UMC Solar in Action

UMC Solar in Action

Here are some inspirational solar stories from across the connection. If you have a UMC solar story to share, please pass it along to Thanks!Hamline Church Green Team video about sustainable practices at Hamline Church United Methodist, St...

2023 Annual Conference Season Updates

2023 Annual Conference Season Updates

This past spring, leaders in the United Methodist Creation Justice Movement drafted eight model resolutions and held a 3 part webinar series about them. In response, at least nine annual conferences introduced versions of those resolutions in their conference sessions...

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.