An addendum to the 2016 Conference Workbook is available and will be provided to all voting members at Annual Conference registration. The Workbook Addendum contains corrected conference rules, the report of the Committee on Nominations and the report of the Board of Trustees. Please review the reports in the addendum prior to annual conference and email email@example.com if additional information is needed.
Capital District ushers are needed to serve at Annual Conference. Please contact Mike Basley at firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP, if you are willing to serve as an usher the week of Annual Conference.
The following Annual Conference 2016 Briefing Sessions are intended to help you prepare for Annual Conference by bringing information to consider prior to it being presented at the conference.
Pre-Conference Overview – Steve Taylor
In this video, Steve Taylor provides an overview of Annual Conference 2016.
Special Offerings – Bishop Hope Morgan Ward
Bishop Ward shares about the two special offerings that will be received during the primary worship services at Annual Conference 2016.
Financial Reports – Christine Dodson & Sheila Ahler
Christine Dodson and Sheila Ahler, Chairperson of Conference Council on Finance and Administration, review the reports from Insurance, Pension, Equitable Compensation, Clergy Medical Leave and Council on Finance & Administration.
Thank you for taking the time to view the Annual Conference 2016 Briefing Sessions. If you have any questions about the information presented, please contact us at email@example.com.
2016 Conference Workbook is now online. One copy, per person, will be distributed at Registration at Annual Conference.
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A new pictorial directory will be made this year. Lifetouch will be at Annual Conference to take photos of all pastors. All pastors are encouraged to visit Lifetouch during one of the following times dates and times:
Wednesday, June 15… 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday, June 16…8:30am – 5:30pm
Friday, June 17…8:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday, June 18…8:30am – 11:00am
Please be sure to check the list of Specials Meals being held at Annual Conference. Some meals require pre-registration. You don’t want to miss out!
Please make sure if you plan to attend any of the pre-conference training events that you do so by May 25, 2016. Register on line at https://nccumc.org/ac2016/
Also, please return your Breakout Session registration cards by May 15, 2016. The postage has already been paid so drop your card in the mail at your convenience.
A unique training opportunity is available prior to Annual Conference with our first Lay Servant Academy. Four courses will be offered and are open to all laity. If you are exploring Lay Servant Ministry or Lay Speaking Ministry, here is the opportunity to meet other laypersons as you share in a conference level learning opportunity. Participants may register for one course. Purchase and prior reading of the course text are a requirement for a certificate of completion of the course.
Courses to be offered (choose one):
- United Methodist Heritage (Required for Lay Speakers)
- United Methodist Polity (Required for Lay Speakers)
- Leading Worship (Required for Lay Speakers)
- Afire with God (Advanced course in Lay Servant Ministry)
Academy class schedule:
Tuesday, June 14, 7 pm—9 pm
Wednesday, June 15, 9 am—12 noon; 2 pm—5:30 pm
Location: Greenville Convention Center
Online Registration will close May 25.
We will not be able to accommodate ‘walk-ins’ so please register before the deadline.