Bishop Robin Dease has called a special session of the North Georgia Annual Conference for Saturday, November 18, 2023
. The session will be held at The Classic Center in Athens beginning at 10 am.
Called in accordance with ¶603.5 of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline, the sole purpose of the special session is to vote on the ratification of local church disaffiliation requests.
Elected lay members of the 2023 June Annual Conference Session will again serve as the voting lay members for the called session in November. Clergy membership of the annual conference is defined in ¶32 of our Book of Discipline.
Documents for Members of the Annual Conference
On-site Registration in Athens
Registration will be in the Classic Center lower level, Grand Hall 4 & 5. There members will pick up their name badge and voting card.
Special Session Q&A
- Friday, November 17, 5 to 7 p.m.
- Saturday, November 18, 8 a.m. Please be in line by 9:30 a.m.
- (Registration will continue through the day Saturday, and will move to the Voter Assistance Table inside the Grand Hall at 11 a.m.)
Find answers to questions about the Special Session.
La obispo Robin Dease, líder episcopal de la Conferencia del Norte de Georgia, convoca una Sesión Especial de la Conferencia Anual el sábado 18 de noviembre de 2023, de acuerdo con ¶603.5 del Libro de Disciplina Metodista Unido de 2016. La sesión especial se llevará a cabo en The Classic Center en Athens, Georgia, a partir de las 10 a.m.
Los miembros laicos electos de la Sesión de la Conferencia Anual de junio de 2023 servirán nuevamente como miembros laicos con derecho a voto para la sesión convocada en noviembre. La membresía del clero de la conferencia anual se define en el ¶32 del Libro de Disciplina.
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