General Council 2017

May 30–June 4, 2017

The Alliance family gathered in Columbus, Ohio, and online to worship our risen King, experience His renewing power, and celebrate what He is doing in our midst. Watch each full service, review the full schedule, learn more about our speakers, download resources and videos, and much more.

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Council Moments

Day 1: Tuesday

John Stumbo launches Council 2017 with a message of freedom through forgiveness, preparing hearts for a week centered around Jesus.

Read Tuesday's Review

Day 2: Wednesday

With a Holy Spirit fire evident in his voice David Hearn, president of C&MA Canada, invites the Alliance family to seek and embrace the power and presence of the Holy Spirit.

Read Wednesday's Review

Day 3: Thursday

“We cannot move forward in our missionary call apart from the Spirit’s stirring”

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Election Results

Review the Results

Day 4: Friday

“The biggest fear I have every day as a pastor is becoming more of a ministry machine and less like Jesus.”

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Day 5: Saturday

The missions rally, Reach Columbus, Great Commission Women, and much more.

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Day 6: Sunday

Kelvin Walker lead the Alliance Family in a glorious call to Pentecost living. “But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you… ”

Read Sunday's Review



  • 8:30 AM Council Registration & Information
  • 6:30 PM Children's Ministry
  • 7:00 PM Evening Service (Pre-Service begins at 6:45)

tuesday may 30

wednesday may 31

thursday june 1

friday june 2

saturday june 3

sunday june 4

*All times listed are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).


Council Videos

Watch at your convenience

The Alliance Council 2017 video series allows you to watch speaker messages from the main Council sessions on your computer or download them to share in a public setting.

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2015-2016 Report of the President to 2017 Alliance Council

2015–16 Report of the President & Minutes of 2017 Alliance Council

(Posted online September 8, 2017)

The 2015–16 Report of the President & Minutes of 2017 General Council is available for download only if you are an official worker, pastor, or district of The Alliance and have a MyCMA+ (plus) account

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