Election and assignment of bishops gets top billing at this event, with 216 voting delegates from 12 annual conferences. The eight-state jurisdiction is served by 10 bishops.
At this meeting, the Oklahoma and Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conferences will learn who will be the Area’s new episcopal leader, following Bishop Hayes’ retirement on Aug. 31.
Oklahoma will send a 34-member delegation, including six reserve delegates. Bishop Hayes will preach during the Service of Consecration on July 16.
Other major business includes a proposal to sell Mount Sequoyah retreat center, Fayetteville, Ark., and potential boundary changes.
Both worship and plenary sessions can be viewed live online. Guests are welcome to register and attend in person, too.
Learn more at www.scjumc.org