Annual Conference Materials


Please contact Michigan Conference Events Planner and Annual Conference Executive Team member Nancy Arnold

Rev. Joy Barret
Document files

Everything you need to be prepared

Voting materials, legislation, equalization members, and everything you need to prepare for the annual conference can be found here for review or download. 

Legislation and print materials will not be available at Annual Conference except for the program guide.  Please print your own legislative materials, or access them digitally while onsite.

2023 Program Guide

The 2023 Program Guide will be waiting for you when you arrive at Annual Conference, but you can download the PDF now to get a sneak peek of the entire event ahead.

Resolutions to the Annual Conference

Voting items presented to the Annual Conference and their final results are posted below.

Conference Reports

Please view all conference reports PRIOR to attending the annual conference. Key reports will have voting actions and will not be shown during plenary session.

2024 Annual Budget

Budget presented by the Conference Treasurer and the Council on Finance and Administration for review and vote.


Rules of Order/Plan of Organization

The 2023 Draft plan of organization for the Michigan Conference can be found below.  These will be voted on in the early part of Annual Conference, and they contain the Rules of Order that govern our time together at Annual Conference.  Specific changes to the plan for 2023 can be found in BOLD.

Michigan Clergy and Lay Equalization 2023

Per Discipline, an equal number of Clergy and Lay Members attend annual conference.  This document reports Clergy and Lay equalization numbers for 2023.

Statistician Report

Reporting from all local churches. This report will be brought for a vote of acceptance at Annual Conference.

CFA Financial Policies

Council on Finance and Administration Policies for the 2022-2023 year.

2023 Legislative Report

The Legislative Report includes the consent calendar and reports from each legislative committee.

Corporate Session Documents

Church Closings and Disaffiliation/Withdrawal will be posted here.

Nominations Report

Those nominated for conference leadership in the coming year. This report will be presented during Annual Conference Plenary.

2023 List of Appointments

Appointment changes effective as of July 1, 2023.

Volume 1: Historical Reports

Reports from Boards, Agencies, and other United Methodist related organizations.

General Conference Petitions

The General Conference petition below was duly submitted in February 2023 for consideration at the 2023 Michigan Conference session. It will be scheduled for consideration during one of the Plenary sessions.

2023 BAC

Actions taken at Clergy Session.  This is the finalized document.

2023 Michigan Annual Conference