My earliest memories of Annual Conference are as a child when I attended with my parents and older brother. The worship, atmosphere and new friends inspired me.
Then there were the 31 years of Annual Conference that I experienced while in ministry in Kentucky. The only one I missed during that period was in 1986 when my husband Lee and I were out of town for his mother’s funeral.
As you can probably tell, I have always had a deep appreciation for Annual Conference. But never have I been as excited about an upcoming Annual Conference as I am this year. Indeed, I am energized by our plans for a mission-driven Annual Conference.
What is a mission-driven Annual Conference? It is an Annual Conference that:
I anticipate that this year’s Annual Conference will be extraordinary. More details will be forthcoming soon. In the meantime, I am looking forward to seeing you May 31- June 2 at Birmingham-Southern College for North Alabama’s mission-driven Annual Conference.
As always it is a privilege to serve as your bishop.
North Alabama Conference