Frequently Asked Questions

General Information

Where will the assembly take place?

The business meetings, exhibit hall, and most other official events will take place at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore, Maryland.

What is the schedule?

The 224th General Assembly (2020) will convene with worship at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, and adjourn by noon on Saturday, June 27.

The proposed docket includes more information on the official assembly meetings. Please also review the Schedule of Events, which will be released in early March 2020, for the complete list of assembly activities, which includes many other optional events and meals sponsored by various entities and organizations. These can be good ways to learn about church programs, meet other attendees with similar interests, and hear outstanding speakers.

Some of these events require tickets, which can be purchased as part of the registration process that will launch in early March 2020. The deadline for advance ticket sales is June 5, 2020.

Opportunities abound for spiritual nourishment at the assembly. Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri and Rev. Cindy Kohlmann, Co-moderators of the 223rd General Assembly are working on the final worship and bible study offerings. These will be announced later this fall.

On Sunday morning, June 21, all assembly registrants are invited to worship with Baltimore area congregations that are making special arrangements to welcome them. Transportation is provided from the convention center, and most of the churches are providing lunch to their assembly guests on that day. Advance sign up (offered as part of the GA registration process) is required in order to arrange for transportation and lunch. Registration will launch in early March 2020.

When will GA registration open?

Registration for the 224th General Assembly (2020) will launch in early March 2020.