Northern Union Conference (Minneapolis, Minnesota, US)

The North American administrative unit that formerly comprised the following local conferences: Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota. The Northern Union Conference was organized in 1902, formed from part of the territory of the Northwestern Union Conference, which had been formed Apr. 18, 1901, at the General Conference when it was voted to organize union conferences. Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Manitoba and the Northwest Territory (including the present provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta) made up the Northern Union Conference. In 1907, when the Western Canadian Union Conference was formed, the Canadian territories were taken from the Northern Union, and the Iowa Conference added to it. In 1932 the territory of the Northern Union Conference was absorbed by t...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.