May District Gatherings Begin this Weekend!

The May District Gatherings for annual conference members begin on Sunday, May 19. At these gatherings, we will unpack the impact of General Conference, prepare for the TWK Annual Conference, and appreciate the gift of being together. Click below for more information.

May District Gathering Information

Understanding General Conference Decisions

FAQs Regarding General Conference Decisions

The General Conference was held in Charlotte, NC, from April 23 to May 3, 2024. Over 1,000 pieces of legislation were reviewed and considered by committees and on the plenary floor.

The Legislative Recap and answers many questions are on the FAQ page of this website.

Additional information about the General Conference, including an infographic outlining how decisions are made, is on the General Conference Information page.

The TWK General Conference Delegation. Photo courtesy of Amy Hurd.
General Conference delegates and reserve delegates from the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Conference in Charlotte, NC. (2024)

Note: Language translation for this site is located at the bottom right of the page.


The third meeting of the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Annual Conference will be in Murfreesboro, TN on June 17 - 19, 2024.
More information and submission guidelines for reports and resolutions can be found at

From the 2023 TWK Annual Conference:
recap articlerecordings of worship and business sessions, and other annual conference information are available.


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May 22, 2024

2024 Annual Conference Offering: Mama Lynn Center

Mama Lynn Center Is Now a Reality Back in 2016, the Tennessee, Memphis, and Cal-Pac annual conferences partnered with the East Congo Episcopal Area, raising funds to build a women’s ...

May 08, 2024

Bishop Tracy S. Malone Becomes First Black Female President of UMC Council of Bishops

Before nearly 800 delegates and hundreds of observers, Bishop Tracy S. Malone, resident bishop of the East Ohio Conference, on Tuesday afternoon took the mantle as the new president of ...

May 03, 2024

District Gatherings for Annual Conference Members

Special District Gathering for Clergy and Lay voting members of the annual conference. We will unpack the impact of General Conference, prepare for the TWK Annual Conference, and appreciate the ...

April 23, 2024

Help TWKUMC Campus Ministers Connect with Incoming Students!

As the 2023-2024 academic year comes to a close, TWKUMC campus ministers for The Wesley Foundation are already excitedly anticipating and preparing to meet new students on our campuses this ...

April 18, 2024

Next TWK Treasurer Nominated

The TWK Council on Finance and Administration (CFA) is pleased to announce that Mark Hagewood has been selected to be the next Treasurer of our conference. This nomination will be presented ...

April 15, 2024

TWK Campus Ministry Thriving within New Congregation-Based Model

By Susan Graham, Chair of TWK Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry It has been suggested that campus ministry could be called the birthplace of the Methodist Church, and ...

April 12, 2024

Are You Going to General Conference?

Delegates are not the only people who will be attending the General Conference. Please fill out this form if you plan to be there representing the TWK – as a ...

April 04, 2024

Clergy Day Apart | May 22, 2024

Clergy Day Apart date: May 22 time: 9am – 4pm place: Montgomery Bell State Park Bishop McAlilly and the Chairs of the Orders and Fellowship invite all conference clergy to ...

April 02, 2024

TWK United Methodist Foundation Seeks New President/CEO as Rev. Dr. Philip Jamieson becomes President/CEO of UMHEF

The United Methodist Foundation for the Tennessee-Western Kentucky Annual Conference announces that it will immediately begin receiving applications for the position of President and CEO of the Foundation. The Rev. ...

March 31, 2024

Lent Devotions Offered by TWK Delegation

March 31, 2024 – A few weeks ago, the TWK delegation invited members of the Conference to join them in prayer this Lent for a series of daily devotions. Their ...