Annual Conference 2022 will be held Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11

Annual Conference Returns to Being an In-Person Event
In planning for this year’s conference, the Annual Conference Design Team has consulted with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and continues to follow its recommendations. The decision to return to an in-person Annual Conference is an informed decision made with prayer and lots of consideration. We are prepared to adjust our plan should conditions warrant it. 

Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The John S. Knight Center is in Summit County, which the CDC shows as having a COVID-19 Community Level of low. The COVID-19 community level is determined by the higher of the new admissions and inpatient beds metrics, based on the current level of new cases per 100,000 population in the past seven days. The CDC recommends that in low Community Level areas “people may choose to mask.”

If you are sick, please stay home. If you are not sick, then wearing a mask during Annual Conference is currently optional. Some may choose to wear a mask for their own sense of comfort or because of health conditions. Please honor and respect the decisions of your colleagues.

The Agenda, Rules, and Administrative Process Committee has made the decision that voters must be physically inside the voting area at the John S. Knight Center to vote. This year for both Annual Conference and Clergy Executive Session we will use hand-held voting devices that will be distributed onsite to those who registered by Friday, May 13.