Delegates will deal with many proposals at General Conference. Other legislative efforts will come to light are found in the Advance Daily Christian Advocate. The plans represented below are those that have been forwarded to General Conference by groups. Other plans offered by individuals can be found in the ADCA.
A plan offered by a group of 16 individuals covering the theological spectrum of traditionalists, centrists and progressives convened by Bishop Yambusu of Sierra Leone.
Two or three global denominations -- traditionalist and centrist/progressive. The United Methodist Church continues through the Centrist UMC. Other denominations may be formed with 50 or more local congregations or annual conference(s). The Indianapolis Plan writers have endorsed the Protocol and have indicated they would withdraw their support for their own plan if the Protocol as presented is passed.
The United Methodist Church remains intact with options for new Methodist denominations that continue in relationship with The United Methodist Church. The plan remove the LGBTQ prohibitions and the Traditional Plan additions made by the 2019 General Conference. A morartorium on new or pending complaints related to LBGTQ prohibitions takes effect at the end of the 2020 General Conference. New Generation UMC (UMC Next) has endorsed the Protocol of Grace and Reconciliation through Separation. This plan will be withdrawn should the Protocol, as proposed, be approved by General Conference.
This plan contemplates four global denominations -- traditionalist, moderate, progressive and liberationist. The United Methodist Church ceases to exist. A transitional council develops a plan of separation. Annual conferences, central conference, clergy and bishops choose to join any new denomination. Local churches by 2/3 majority, may choose a different denomination than their annual conference and retain property, assets and liabilities. Establishes an immediate moratorium on charges, complaints and trials related to LBGTQ prohibitions. Proponents of this plan have not endorsed the Protocol.
Offered by annual conferences in the Philippines, the Christmas Covenant legislation supports the creation of a U.S. Regional Conference and adaptations to the Book of Discipline to fit the context of ministry.