Bishop Schnase presided for the first time since assuming episcopal supervision in January of 2021. The NMAC hadn't gathered in-person since 2019. Held in Las Cruces.
Annual Conference was held online due to Covid pandemic.
The NM and NWTX Conferences had planned to hold a joint annual conference to celebrate the ministry of Bishop Bledsoe, who had intended retirement. With the inability to hold General & Jurisdictional Conferences due to the Covid pandemic, Bishop was asked not to retire for an additional year and annual conference was held online to address the business of the Conference.
The 2019 Annual Conference was held in ABQ. The NMAC Delegation answered questions about the 2019 Special Called Conference, which voted to adopt the Traditionalist Plan. The New Church Development Committee held a $5K giveaway, which was awarded to Barb Tegtmeier to support churches that would like to try Messy Church. Ken Medema provided the musical accompaniment for the Conference.
The 2018 Annual Conference was held in ABQ. Bishop Schnase was our Guest Teacher. We held 2020 General & Jurisdictional Conference Delegate elections.