CAROL STREAM (IL)
March 30, 2020
By Megan Fowler and Kate Shellnutt
Besides budget approvals, most denominational business can be rescheduled.
Major conferences held by the two largest Protestant denominations in the country have joined the long list of events canceled by coronavirus.
Last week, the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) called off its annual meeting scheduled for June 9-10, its first cancellation since World War II 75 years ago. The week before, the United Methodist Church (UMC) announced it would have to push back its quadrennial General Conference another year after its venue, the Minnesota Convention Center, canceled events through mid-May.
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