The United Methodist General Conference, top legislative body of the denomination, will
meet at the Cleveland Convention Center, 500 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland,
OH 44114, May 2-12, 2000. The 10-day event is held every four years and includes nearly
1,000 delegates -- half lay and half clergy -- from the United States Africa, Europe and
the Philippines. Following each General Conference, the church's Book of Discipline
and Book of Resolutions are revised.
NOTE: The emergency contact telephone numbers at the General Conference
Information Desk in the Main Lobby of the Cleveland Convention Center will be:
216.348.2567 or 216.348.2568.