This Wednesday, July 18th - Friday, July 20th, delegates from West Michigan, Detroit, Dakotas, Illinois Great Rivers, Northern Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, Ohio East and Ohio West will gather at the John S. Knight Center in Akron Ohio for the North Central Jurisdiction Conference. A key point of week will be the announcement Friday morning of who will serve as our Michigan Area Bishop for the next four years.
Worship and plenary sessions of the NCJ conference will be live-streamed. To watch live coverage,you need to register for this free service. An interview with the Michigan Area Bishop for 2012 - 2016 will also be posted on Friday to the West Michigan Conference YouTube channel WMCUMC.
An excellent preview article, "Rubber meets the road in Akron" is available to help you understand the significance of this week. Other stories of interest and the schedule of the conference will be posted to our website WestMichiganConference.org as the week progresses.