2015 Annual Conference Workshops

Restoring the Sacred Circle
2015 Annual Conference Session
The Alaska Methodist Conference

JUNE 5 – 6
St. John United Methodist Church
1801 O’Malley Road, Anchorage, AK 99507

Each year our Alaska Conference meets in our Annual Conference Session, chaired by our presiding Bishop. Bishop Hagiya will be present as we meet on June 5 – 6 at St John UMC in Anchorage. Further information and the Conference schedule as well as materials for Conference can be found (when available) at the Alaska Conference website, alaskaumc.org.

Additionally, prior to the Annual Conference Session, the following workshops are available to an interested United Methodist.


2015 Pre-Conference Workshops

Building an Inclusive Church: A Workshop on the Basics of the Reconciling Process
Led by Rev. Dr. Israel Alvaran, WJ RMN Regional Organizer
Thursday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Church and Welcoming Children & Youth with Disabilities
Led by Maria Del Rosario & Betty Burke
Thursday, June 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Confronting Gracefully – Peacemaking 101
Led by JP Ouellette, Conflict Resolution Center
Thursday, June 4 from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Communications Workshop
Led by Rev. Jenny Smith
Thursday, June 4 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Clergy Health Plan Changes for 2016
Led by Bruce Galvin, Conference Benefits Officer,
Friday, June 5 from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.

Additional information and registration information for workshops is available at the Alaska Conference website, www.alaskaumc.org.