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2020 Conference Journal now available

Cover of 2020 Conference Journal

Print copies of the 2020 Michigan Annual Conference Journal are now available from Amazon at the cost of $15.90 per copy (plus taxes and shipping).

AC2021 registration now open

AC2021 will be virtual

The Michigan Annual Conference will be virtual again this year. AC2021 will be online June 3-6. All members of the Annual Conference may register between March 1 and April 15.

AC 2021 legislation due February 15

2020 stage for AC legislation

Individuals, local churches, and conference agencies are reminded that resolutions to the 2021 Michigan Annual Conference are due on February 15. Here are some guidelines for legislation.

Voices from virtual plenary hall

Voices like Brad Kalajainen spoke of virbrancy

Monday’s agenda for the 2020 Michigan Annual Conference included a series of voices sharing lessons and reports with invitations, challenges, and encouragement.

Virtual AC registration ends June 14

Virtual AC business to be done by ZOOM

The Michigan Annual Conference will be different this year but all essential business will get done. Registration is open now through June 14 for this virtual session. There will be no late registration.

AC 2020 to be rescheduled

AC Commission rescheduled 2020 session

The 2020 Michigan Annual Conference has been postponed and registration has been suspended. The session will be rescheduled soon. Here’s what to do now according to AC planners.

Register for Special Session by Mar. 2

Members will gather again in March

AC members who gathered in Acme last May will gather again in Albion on March 7 for a special session. Under  consideration is the forwarding of Protocol legislation on to the 2020 General Conference

Two conferences to vote on Protocol

Bishop Yambasu at GC 2016

A Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace through Separation made global news on January 3. Legislation to enact it at GC2020 will be considered in Michigan and Sierra Leone in March.

Special Michigan AC called in March

Members to vote in Special Session

A special session of the Michigan Annual Conference is being called on March 7, 2020, by Bishop David Bard, to consider forwarding Protocol legislation on to the 2020 General Conference.

Life in interesting times

Bishop Bard at GC 2019

Interesting times call for out of the ordinary actions. Bishop David Bard recalls a conference speaker’s words about a “liminal season,” as he explains the reasons for a special annual conference session.