This special called session will be held on Saturday, May 6, at 4 p.m. AKT, online only, on Zoom for members and live-streamed for others. The Zoom link and voting credentials will be sent to registered members during the week preceding the Special Session.

The sole purpose of this Special Session is to affirm or not affirm the church conference actions of local churches that are choosing to ask to disaffiliate from The United Methodist Church under the provisions of The Book of Discipline, ¶2553. Leadership will present negotiated settlements that cannot be amended. The members of Annual Conference will affirm or not affirm the agreements by a simple majority vote.

Special Session Materials

The following materials are provided to support the work of the members of the Alaska Annual Conference as they meet for a Special Session on May 6, 2023 at 4 p.m., as called by Bishop Cedrick Bridgeforth to consider disaffiliation requests. Please plan to download and print items in advance if you want to have paper copies of these resources.