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Friday, June 2 - Sunday, June 4, 2023 Grand Traverse Resort Acme MI Clergy Session Thursday, June 1, 2023


January: Preachers, teachers, and speakers announced.

February 1: Submission deadline for all legislation with possible financial impacts on the conference budget.

February 15: Submission deadline for all legislation without a financial impact on the conference budget.

February 28: Mission and Ministry content due to conference communications.

March 1:  Annual Conference registration opens at 9:00 AM

April 1: Board and Agency Reports due to conference communications.

April 15:  Pre-conference reports posted to this website for review.

May 1: Early registration closes!

May 2 - May 19: Late registration open with $50 fee, not covered for retirees or conference equalization members.

May 4: Lay Orientation, 7:30 - 8:30 PM

May 6: Lay Orientation, 9 - 10 AM

May 23, 24: Dates for online Legislative Committees.  6 PM and 8 PM.

May 26: Late Registration opens with a $50 Late Fee, not covered for retirees and conference equalization members. Late Registrants will not be able to participate in legislative committees.  Meal tickets are not guaranteed.

June 1: Clergy Session 3 PM

June 2 : Opening Worship and Memorial Service 1 PM.

June 3: Laity Session, Plenary Sessions, Service of Recognition Commissioning and Ordination.

June 4: Annual Conference concludes at 5 PM

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. - Lamentations 3:22-23 NRSV

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Save the dates

The annual Conference will begin with Clergy Session on Thursday, June 1 (Clergy and BOM only). Conference Opening Worship and Memorial Service for all members begins Friday, June 2, at 1:00 pm., and Annual Conference concludes at 5:00 pm Sunday, June 4.  Save these dates now.  In addition, members of the Annual Conference should set aside the evenings of May 23-25, 2023, to attend virtual legislative sessions.


Members of the Annual Conference are encouraged to confirm with their local church administrator to ensure their names are listed in the Brick River database to ensure they receive important and timely registration information, pre-conference reports, and invitations to ZOOM gatherings. 

Registration opens online March 1 at 9:00 a.m.

2023 Michigan Annual Conference