2017 Annual Conference Agenda

Note: This is a working draft of the 2017 Conference Agenda and is subject to alteration as we draw nearer to Annual Conference. An up-to-date agenda will be available at registration.

The 2017 Annual Conference Session will begin with an Opening Worship Service on Sunday evening, June 4, at 7:00 p.m. Conference will conclude with the Sending Forth Service on Wednesday, June 7. Below is a tentative schedule of events. A more comprehensive and final schedule will be provided in the spring of 2017.

Sunday, June 4
3:00 PM  Registration Begins
7:00 PM  Opening Worship Service

Monday, June 5
8:00 AM   Registration Reopens
9:00 AM   Laity Session
9:00 AM   Clergy Session
10:30 AM Opening Plenary Session
                 Board of Ordained Ministry Report
12:00 PM  Lunch Break
2:00 PM   Afternoon Plenary Session           
5:00 PM   Dinner Break (Methodist Home Barbecue)
7:00 PM   Ordination/Commissioning Service
8:15 PM   Reception for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers       

Tuesday, June 6
9:00 AM   Morning Plenary Session
11:00 AM  Retiree Recognition
12:00 PM  Lunch Break
1:00 PM  Gathering for Families of Deceased Clergy
2:00 PM  Memorial Service     
3:30 PM  Afternoon Plenary Session
5:00 PM  Dinner Break

Wednesday, June 7
9:00 AM   Morning Plenary Session
11:00 AM  Fixing the Appointments/Sending Forth Service
12:00 PM  Adjourn