Special Session - May 2023
A Called Special Session of the 2022 North Alabama Annual Conference will be held on Thursday, May 11, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom webinar platform.
The business before this Called Special Session is to process current requests from congregations for disaffiliation under ¶2553 of the United Methodist Book of Discipline. The Zoom webinar link and voter IDs will be emailed to voting members on Wednesday, May 10, 2023.
The voting membership of the Called Special Session consists of the clergy members as defined in ¶32 of the United Methodist Book of Discipline and the United Methodist lay members of the June 2022 Annual Conference (Lay Member or Reserve Lay Member, whoever was last seated for the December 2022 Special Session of the Annual Conference) in accordance with ¶602.5 of the United Methodist Book of Discipline.
In the event that a Lay Member from a local charge cannot participate in this Called Special Session, a Reserve Lay Member may officially take the member’s place. The Reserve Lay Member should complete the online Reserve Request Form no later than May 1 to seek approval by their District Superintendent.
Only voting members of the Annual Conference will be admitted to the Zoom webinar. All others are invited to view the called Special Session livestream on the Conference YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/umcna.