May 30–June 4, 2017

Next week the Alliance family is gathering in Columbus, Ohio, and online to worship our risen King, experience His renewing power, and celebrate what He is doing in our midst. Join us as we follow His lead into our next chapter of Acts 1:8 ministry. Livestream services here as well as review the full schedule, read the list of speakers, download resources and videos, and much more.

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Day 1: Tuesday

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Day 2: Wednesday

Check back on June 1

Day 3: Thursday

Check back on June 2

Day 4: Friday

Check back on June 3

Day 5: Saturday

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Day 6: Sunday

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  • 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

  • 6:45pm–8:45pm Evening Service, Council Begins - John Stumbo

wednesday may 31

  • 9:00am–11:30am President’s report, Part 1 - John Stumbo
  • 1:30pm–4:30pm Business Session
  • 6:45pm–8:45pm Evening Service - David Hearn

thursday june 1

  • 9:00am–10:45am President’s report, Part 2 - John Stumbo
  • 1:30pm–4:30pm Business Session - Presidential Nominee's Address to Council
  • 6:45pm–8:45pm Evening Service - Stanley John

friday june 2

  • 9:00am–10:45am President’s report, Part 3 - John Stumbo
  • 1:30pm–3:30pm Business Session - Ballot Elections including President and Board Of Directors
  • 6:45pm–8:45pm Evening Service - Mark Ashton

saturday june 3

  • 9:00am–10:30am Morning Service
  • 9:30am–3:15pm Reach Columbus Together - Outreach
  • 11:00am–12:30pm Great Commission Women
  • 3:15pm–5:30pm Missions Rally - Tim Crouch
  • 6:45pm–8:45pm Evening Service - John Stumbo

sunday june 4

  • 9:30am–11:30am Pentecost Sunday Service, Council Concludes - Kelvin Walker

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

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On-site Registration (begins at 1:00 p.m. Monday, May 29, 2017)

  • Accredited Delegate (eligible to vote) $199
  • On-Site Registration for Accredited Delegates will remain open until 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017, at the Registration Booth in the Columbus Convention Center. Any delegate who wishes to vote in the general election must be on site to register by this date and time.
  • Friends and Family (Corresponding Delegate/non-voting) $139
  • Saturday Only Registration $15

proxy voting

Registration as an accredited proxy voter closed on April 28, 2017. If you registered as an accredited proxy voter, you received detailed instructions following registration via e-mail. E-mail reminders will also be provided during the week of Council. The 24-hour window for proxy voting opens at 2:30 p.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, June 1, 2017, and closes at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2017.

If you have any questions or problems with the voting process, please e-mail Kent Smith or Ben Rogers. Onsite voting for the C&MA president and all other elections will occur at the afternoon business session on Friday, June 2, 2017.


Alliance Council 2017 Mobile App

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  • Find your way with maps of the convention center and surrounding area.
  • Stay up-to-date on Council schedules, seminars, and speakers and receive notification alerts.
  • Interact with other Council attendees. Create a profile to share photos, likes, and comments.

2015–16 Report of the President to General Council

The 2015–16 Report of the President to General Council 2017 has been developed for official workers and churches with The Alliance and contains the Report to General Council.

Download 2017 Report 3.5MB PDF

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.

Go to Council Series Page Now