All Things 2021 AC Session

7/13/2021

The 2021 virtual Annual Conference began Wednesday June 23, and concluded Friday June 25. Presided over by Bishop James E. Swanson Sr. the theme was "The Mission Continues" John 21: 15-22.

Ordination

Laity Session

Memorial Service

Annual Conference Sessions

Wednesday, June 23

Thursday, June 24

Friday, June 25

The 2021 Circuit Rider Souvenir Journal

In this issue of The Circuit Rider Souvenir Journal you'll read about who we are at our core. You'll witness love in nurturing, the overflow of generosity in outreach, the pursuit of justice and the connectional apprenticeship happening all over the state. View it on issuu or download the PDF and share.

 

AC Reports

State of the Church Address

Treasurers and Budget Report

Delegation Interview

Disaffiliation Report

Dean of the Cabinet Report: Stephen Cook

Faith Community Formation

United Methodist Women

Pandemic Task Team

Higher Education and Campus Ministry

Ending Racism for Good

Laity Address

To view benevolence videos played during the 2021 Annual Conference click here.

Photos from the 2021 AC Session

Ordination

Memorial Service

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Membership and Worship

Membership stands at 150,506 down 3% from 156,154 in 2019. Average worship attendance stands at 39,562 down 27% from 54,650 in 2019.

Online worship attendance stands at 89,239 up 997% from 8,131 in 2019. Church school attendance stands at 19,791 down 24% from 26,122 in 2019.

Professions or reaffirmations of faith 664 down 46% down from 770 in 2019. There were 29,359 adults and young adults in small groups for 2020 down 9,007 people in 2019. There were 60,442 worshippers engaged in mission for 2020 down from 76,928 in 2019.

 

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