2017 Annual Conference Session

In 2017 the Oregon-Idaho and Pacific Northwest Conferences of The United Methodist Church will meet together in a shared annual conference session June 14 – 17, 2017 at the Red Lion on the River – Jantzen Beach in Portland, Oregon.

Details for the shared conference session can be found at www.greaternw.org/ac2017

Oregon-Idaho Conference Details

Some conference items relate just to the Oregon-Idaho Conference. See below.

Legislative Assembly

The Oregon-Idaho Legislative Assembly will meet April 7 and 8, 2017 at Portland's First United Methodist Church, in the Fireside Room. The church is located at 1838 SW Jefferson St., Portland, OR  97201. The assembly will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 8 and continue into the evening. In the event work cannot be completed that day, the assembly will meet Saturday morning. Additional schedule details will be published soon.


Legislative Assembly Schedule

Friday, April 7

  • 10:00 a.m. Check In
  • 10:10 a.m. opening worship and community building
  • 10:30 a.m. Legislative Review
  • 12:00 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:00 p.m. Legislative Review
  • 5:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 6:30 p.m. Legislative Review
  • 8:00 p.m. Adjourn

Saturday, April 8

  • 9:00 a.m. Continue work if necessary

Download the legislative packet for Legislative Assembly


Go to the LEGISLATION page for individual items


Legislative items are formatted in pdf format and require the free adobe reader program to access. Some internet browser programs will also open them, but not all feature will be available. It s best to download the files (right click on them and save to your computer), then use the adobe reader to view.

Overnight attendees can take advantage of a special housing offer from the Silver Cloud Inn. Download or view this information page to get the details.

Members and Guests are asked to register so we may plan for meals and hospitality. Register now.

Questions about Legislative Assembly can be directed to Lowell Greathouse, Mission and Ministry Coordinator at lowell@umoi.org.

Submitting Legislation

Legislation should be sent to the legislative committee chair, Warren Light at uowesleycenter@gmail.com by March 17 if at all possible, and no later than April 1.

DOWNLOAD information for preparing legislation

DOWNLOAD the Action Request Form

DOWNLOAD the Standing Resolution Form

(Right click and "Save as ..." or "Save link as ..." to save documents on your computer.)

Questions about Annual Conference? Contact AC Manager, Sally Blanchard at sally@umoi.org.


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