Convention will focus on Alaska's Methodist history
June 1, 2017
The Alaska United Methodist Conference will host a “Methodist History in Alaska Convention,” to be held at Alaska Pacific University in Anchorage, June 26-29. Presentations and discussion will focus on topics such as the Jesse Lee Home, Nome Community Center, Alaska Methodist University, various church starts and missions, Comity Agreement, and ecumenical networks.
Influential Alaskan indigenous people and Alaskan women will be recognized and Outside speakers will highlight Pacific coast and national items of interest.
The convention is presented by the Western Jurisdiction Commission on Archives and History Bi-Annual Meeting and the Historical Society of The United Methodist Church.
Registration is free but meals and a bus tour have a fee. For more information, visit http://www.alaskaumc.org or call Larry Hayden, 907-222-1938.