Alaska United Methodist Conference


June 19 – 25, 2022

The Greater Northwest Area’s primary week of annual conference sessions, where the business of each Conference is conducted by clergy and lay members, will start on the evening of Sunday, June 19, with a GNW area-wide opening. The remainder of the week will include a separate focused day of work for each conference and individual days for ordination and commissioning services in PNW and OR-ID.

  • The GNW Area-wide Opening will take place on the evening of Sunday, June 19.
  • The Alaska Conference will meet online on Monday, June 20, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. AKT.
  • The GNW Area-wide Closing plenary and celebration will occur during the day on Saturday, June 25.

Each day of business will include morning bible studies and evening devotions during the first and last hour. These opportunities will be open for anyone – not just Annual Conference members – to attend.

Click here for more information. Please watch for more information in conference and GNW Area communications. Published dates are subject to change, and we will announce additional opportunities as they become available.

In advance of the full week of activities, Clergy Session will meet online in each annual conference.

  • Thursday, June 2 – Alaska Conference, starting at 10 a.m. AKT.

There will be a Pre-Conference Informational Meeting for the Alaska Conference. Please keep watch for the date(s) and time(s) for this.

The Laity Session will be an area-wide event that will occur online before the week of annual conference sessions.

  • Tuesday, June 14 – 5:30 p.m. AKT.

Both the Pacific Northwest and Oregon-Idaho Conferences will have Commissioning and Ordination Services. If you would like to watch those services, please mark your calendars.

  • PNW Service of Commissioning & Ordination, June 22, daytime
  • OI Service of Commissioning & Ordination, June 24, daytime

Call Letter from Bishop Stanovsky

Who may attend and participate in Annual Conference?


Written Report Request – due April 15
Written Report List

Petitions – due May 8
Memorial Roll – due May 31

Harry Denman Award (Youth, Lay, & Clergy) – due May 8
Outstanding Lay Person of the Year Award – due May 8