The Advance Daily Christian Advocate
) for General Conference 2020 is now available in print and PDF format. The ADCA
consists of Volume 1: Handbook for Delegates and Volume 2, Sections 1 and 2: Reports and Proposed Legislation. The ADCA
is published in English, French, Portuguese and Kiswahili. Printed copies of the applicable language have been mailed to General Conference primary delegates and first reserves, and PDFs are available online at the General Conference website (gc2020.umc.org/adca
.) Those who wish to purchase printed copies of the ADCA may do so at Cokesbury.com.
In addition to the printed ADCA
, all of the content in each of the languages will be available digitally at the new Daily Christian Advocate
) website: dailychristianadvocate.org
. Primary delegates and first reserves will have free access to the DCA
website, and others may purchase access via subscription.
During General Conference, the reports, calendar items, news, proceedings and other information from the conference will be published each day on the DCA website
. Primary delegates will receive selected DCA
content of high importance in printed format daily during General Conference, but these printed editions will not be available for purchase. Free PDFs of this selected content will be posted at the General Conference website
The 2020 Advance Daily Christian Advocate contains all reports and legislation submitted on or before September 18, 2019, which is 230 days before General Conference (see the Book of Discipline ¶507.5). Any valid petitions received after that date will be processed and published according to the guidelines set forth in the Book of Discipline and in the Plan of Organization and Rules of Order of the General Conference.