2017 Annual Conference Agenda

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 schedule of events. 

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Sunday, June 4
3:00 PM  Registration Begins (Sunday registration ends at 6:45 PM prior to the Opening Service)
7:00 PM  Opening Worship Service, Bishop James Swanson Preaching
Monday, June 5
7:30 AM   Extension Ministry Breakfast
8:00 AM   Registration Reopens (8:00 AM – 12:00 noon and 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM)
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, Bishop Lawson Bryan preaching
8:15 PM   Reception for Ordained and Commissioned Ministers       
Tuesday, June 6
8:30 AM   Limited Retiree Registration until 10:30 AM
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, Bishop Michael Watson preaching     
3:30 PM  Afternoon Plenary Session
5:00 PM  Beach Party
Wednesday, June 7
9:00 AM   Morning Plenary Session
11:00 AM  Fixing the Appointments/Sending Forth Service
12:00 PM  Adjourn