Annual Conference 2022 | June 1-4 | Hot Springs, AR

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Clergy Session 2022 | May 19 | Zoom

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Important Dates

  • February 1st – Hotel List for AC2022 will be published
  • April 1st – Online registration for AC2022 opens
  • May 15th – Online registration closes (after May 15th, late fee will be charged)

Called Special Session of the Arkansas Annual Conference – January 11, 2022

Bishop Mueller, with the concurrence of the District Superintendents, in accordance with ¶603.5 of The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church, called a Special Session of the Arkansas Annual Conference to be held online as authorized by Arkansas State Law at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, January 11, 2022. The special session was limited to resolutions or legislation provided to the Conference by the Conference Secretary that come from the Cabinet, Appointive Cabinet, or Conference agency in response to the proposed United Methodist settlement in the Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Reorganization.

All current clergy members of the Arkansas Annual Conference, including appointed local pastors, were authorized to participate. Lay members authorized to participate were those lay members or alternates who attended the 2021 Annual Conference Session either online or in person, as provided by ¶602.5 of The Book of Discipline of the United Methodist Church. Any lay member unable to attend because of death, serious illness, or cessation of membership who cannot be replaced by an alternate to the 2021 Annual Conference Session, could be replaced by a duly elected lay member to the 2022 Annual Conference Session.

A registration link was sent to all eligible participants on December 27, 2021. To maintain an open meeting, the Called Session was live-streamed at 7pm CST on Tuesday, January 11 on the Arkansas Conference Facebook page. All materials that were necessary for participation are linked below.

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