The General Secretary/CIO of the AME Church shall maintain an Official Calendar for the AME Church. To schedule any connectional meeting or event, a request from the head of that organization must be made in writing to the General Secretary/CIO no less than 180 days before the requested date(s). Requests must be approved in writing by the General Secretary before any notices or correspondence concerning the proposed meeting or event is shared. After the request is approved, the General Secretary will place the event or meeting on the AME Church Official Calendar. Only then should any preparations be made for the proposed event or meeting.
AME Council of Bishops
General Board 2018