AC17 News & Info

Nominations for the 2017 Morris Walker Award are open through April 18. If you would like to recognize a lay person’s exemplary service to church, community and conference, please get your nomination in by April 18. Nomination letters can be as elaborate and numerous as you wish, but only a single letter of recommendation (per person nominated) is required. Previous Walker Award recipients are not eligible for the award. Nomination letters, along with any accompanying support materials or other letters of recommendation, should be signed by at least one nominator and emailed to or sent via snail mail to Mike Ford, c/o CTC Service Center, 3200 E. Rosedale St., Fort Worth, TX 76105. For more details, visit
AC17 Hotel block information now available. The Central Texas Conference has partnered with four hotels close to First Methodist Mansfield – the host church of the 2017 Annual Conference meeting. While every effort was made to secure as many rooms as possible, the blocks are limited and will fill quickly. Visit for a listing of and contact information for the AC17 hotels.

2016 Preliminary Report content is due March 10. If you or your church, organization, task force, small group or team are responsible for providing content for the 2017 Annual Conference Preliminary Report, please send your information and/or reports to Mavis Howell at by 4 p.m. March 10.  If you have questions, contact Mavis via email or at 817-877-5222.

AC17 Resolutions and Petitions are due April 11. All resolutions and petitions to the 2017 Central Texas Annual Conference must be received by the conference secretary a minimum of 60 days prior to the start of the 2017 session. If you’d like to make a resolution, click here to download the submission form and guidelines, and follow the instructions included on the form. Contact Dr. Randy Wild at 817-877-5222 or with questions.
Clergy Request for Excused Absence from AC17 Form. Any clergy who cannot attend Annual Conference 2017 - all or a portion of the conference - must complete a Request for Excused Absence form and submit it to the Conference Secretary as soon as possible. That form is available here.
Be Blessed at Annual Conference!  Volunteer to be a Teller! If you would like to be truly blessed this year at Annual Conference, consider volunteering to be a Teller. Tellers have the unique opportunity of serving the members of Annual Conference by distributing material, answering questions, counting votes, assisting with worship services during A/C sessions and much more. To volunteer, please contact your district office as soon as possible!