Come join your global family as we celebrate that
9-15 JUNE 2023 INDIANAPOLIS
Be part of the largest NMI Convention in history!
All delegates will fully participate in the global NMI Convention, whether virtually or in-person. In 2017, 41% of the eligible NMI delegates were able to come to Indianapolis and participate in the Global NMI Convention. Technology has continued to develop and improve, providing new ways to connect and conduct business.
JOIN US IN INDIANAPOLIS IN-PERSON OR ONLINEHOUSING & REGISTRATION
April 2023 — Online Only
- The 24th Global NMI Convention will convene in April 2023 with 3 online Zoom sessions: a plenary session (1 hour), a legislative committee (1 hour), and a regional caucus (45 minutes or less). Delegates need to attend all 3 online Zoom sessions for their region. Click here to see the schedule for each region. All 3 online April Zoom sessions are for delegates only.
9 June - 12 June — Online & in-person in Indianapolis
- Plenary Sessions: Sagamore Ballroom – 2nd floor
- Friday, June 9: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Saturday, June 10: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
- Sunday, June 11: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
- Monday, June 12: 8:00 am - 11:30 am
All NMI delegates participating in-person in Indianapolis should arrive on Thursday, 8 June 2023 for registration, which will begin Friday morning, 9 June 2023. The convention will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday, 9 June and will conclude at noon on Monday, 12 June 2023.
The plenary sessions will include prayer, updates from the regions, plans for the future, election results, and legislative action. It will be a time of inspiration, information, and conducting business.
The convention sessions in Indianapolis will be overlapping and interspersed with General Assembly plenary and committee meetings. It is possible to be a General Assembly delegate and an NMI convention delegate.
District Leaders: As your district prepares to elect delegates for the General Assembly and Conventions, please click on the link below to find the Certificate of Election forms. You will need to complete these forms in order to report delegate names to the General Secretary’s office.
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There will be inspirational worship services on Sunday morning and in the evenings on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Missions will be highlighted in the Friday evening service.
This hands-on ministry project in Indianapolis will have a NMI option that will allow delegates to participate beginning on Tuesday, 13 June. NMI delegates will not be able to participate in Love Your Neighbor during the Global NMI Convention. Click here for more information.
The purpose of the Buddy Plan is to facilitate international delegates’ participation in the Global NMI Convention. Buddy Plan funds will be used to support costs associated with participation in the Global NMI Convention, click here for more information.
Send donations marked AMS1069 on the memo line, to the following:
United States (checks made payable to General Treasurer, Church of the Nazarene):
Global Treasury Services
P.O. Box 843116
Kansas City, MO 64184-3116
Canada (cheques made payable to Church of the Nazarene Canada):
Church of the Nazarene Canada
3657 Ponytrail Drive
Mississauga, ON L4X 1W5
Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Mesoamerica, and South America Regions:
Send donations to the regional office, where funds will be forwarded to Global Treasury Services at the Global Ministry Center. Funds should be marked Buddy Plan or AMS1069.
NMI delegates elected to the 2023 Global NMI Convention are to be based on the NMI membership reported at the district NMI convention when the delegate election takes place. It is anticipated that every NMI delegate will participate in each session of the convention including the online sessions prior to Indianapolis. Certificates of Election must be submitted by 31 December 2022, click here for more information.
Resolutions are proposals for changes for needed updates or clarifications in the NMI Constitution. Changes are proposed to provide flexibility, efficiency, and relevance for today's world. Click here to review the resolutions that will be considered during the 24th Global NMI Convention.
Standing Rules provide a framework to manage Global NMI Convention business. They are prepared to enable reasoned and representative discussion. Their purpose is not to limit discussion, but to maximize representative discussion in line with the NMI Constitution, and within the time limits of the Global NMI Convention. Click here to review the standing rules.
Convention committees are used to help conduct convention business. Click here to review the convention committees.
Zoom instructions will help delegates use Zoom for the Global NMI Convention. Click here to review the Zoom instructions.
Got Questions? Email us at NMIGC@Nazarene.org