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.

We want to hear from you!

If you attended the 2017 Annual Conference, you can fill out a feedback survey online. This will help the planning committee in future years. Click here to take the short, online survey.


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 met April 7, 2017 at Portland's First United Methodist Church. The assembly reviewed the 2017 legislative items - making edits and recommendations for the 2017 Annual Conference Session to review. Some items, if recommended with at 90% or higher vote, will be grouped on a consent calendar for voting by the Annual Conference Members.

(or go to the LEGISLATION page for individual items)

These items were distributed after the handbook was published:

These 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.


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 for review by the Legislative Assembly. "Late" items can be submitted and will be evaluated by the legislation team and the sessions committee. Contact Warren Light for more details.

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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