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June 8, 2011

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Full Recap and Bulletin Insert coming this Thursday! Stay tuned to www.awfumc.org/ac2011 for an informative bulletin insert. It is printer friendly and we encourage you to share with your local congregation this Sunday. A full recap article detailing all actions of the conference will also be posted on the home page this afternoon. 

2011-2012 AWF Conference Clergy Appointment Book: The clergy appointments may be found online here

The 2012 General and Jurisdictional Delegation is as follows. Details on number of ballots taken and results for each can be found here
General Conference Laity (6):
Dr. Steve Furr
Judge Dawn Hare
Gip Kingry
Beverly Maddox
Frank Dunnewind
Robert Powell

Jurisdictional Laity (6):
Pat Luna
Susan Hunt
Clara Ester
John Croft
Paulette Thompson
Edna Williams

Jurisdictional Laity Alternates (4):

Approved Budget: Established an $11.429 million budget for mission and ministry for 2012, up slightly from 2011. The increase is due in large part to the salary support for new church start up.

Resolutions: A total of 17 resolutions and petitions were presented in front of the conference. Twelve were passed (numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17), five were not (numbers 4, 8, 11, 12, 13). The petitions passed will be posted online in the coming days at www.awfumc.org/ac2011

Miss One? Click here to view each of the daily e-mails sent during the 2011 Annual Conference. 

2012 Annual Conference: The 2012 session of the AWF Annual Conference will be held June 3-6 at Christ United Methodist Church in Mobile, AL. 

New Church Development Special Offering Update: Frank Dunnewind reported that the special offering for new church development has now totaled over $32,000 and additional contributions are still being received. The offering collected at the ordination service for the Ministerial Education Fund collected over $2,000 and the offering for Alabama tornado victims at the commissioning service collected over $7,000. Thank you!

UMCOR Kit Drive Numbers: Over 85 churches participated in the UMCOR kit drive yielding more than 3,700 kits. Thank you for your generosity during this crucial time of need. 

Post Annual Conference Survey: Click here to take the survey. We want to hear from you!

Get a Copy: CD and DVD copies of many portions of annual conference are available for purchase. Click here to order. 


View photos from the 2011 Annual Conference session (added daily).

Watch videos related to the 2011 Annual Conference session here

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Continue to stay connected after Annual Conference at www.awfumc.org/ac2011.

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