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June 14-16, 2018


Greenville Convention Center

Speakers


AC 2017 Bishop Preaching

Each week leading up to AC 2018, you will see short videos highlighting the speakers and information for persons attending AC 2018. Watch this overview video and make sure to check back each week!

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Agenda


  • Registration June 12, 2019 at 8:00 am – 10:00 am Greenville North Carolina Convention Center Lobby
  • Opening Session June 12, 2019 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am Opening Worship Service and Celebration of Holy CommunionBishop Hope Morgan Ward, CelebrantJerry Bryan & Ellen McCubbin, PresentersDisaster Relief, Youth Storm Fund - Special Offering
  • Clergy Executive Session June 12, 2019 at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Exhibit Hall D & E
  • Laity Executive Session June 12, 2019 at 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Exhibit Hall A & B
  • Afternoon Session June 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Plenary SessionGod's Generosity to All People - Bishop Hope Morgan Ward & CabinetBallots will be called by the Bishop in a timely way throughout the Annual Conference Session.General Conference Delegation ReportStorm Response and GenerosityDuke Endowment - Robb Webb & Kristen Richardson-Frick
  • Dinner June 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
  • Ice Cream Social June 12, 2019 at 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Evening Session June 12, 2019 at 7:30 pm – 7:45 pm Exhibit Hall - Greenville Convention Center Celebration of United Methodist Mission
  • Early Morning Communion June 13, 2019 at 7:00 am – 7:30 am Greenville Hilton
  • Clergy Voting Device Distribution June 13, 2019 at 7:30 am – 8:30 am
  • Morning Session June 13, 2019 at 8:30 am – 11:00 am Exhibit Hall Opening hymn & Prayer Centering Worship A word from Cokesbury - Carol Knight Report from the Board of Ordained Ministry - Ned Hill
  • Memorial Service June 13, 2019 at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Rev. Ray Broadwell, Preacher
  • Retiree luncheon June 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Hilton Greenville, 207 SW Greenville Blvd SW, Greenville, NC 27834, USA
  • Adjournment for lunch June 13, 2019 at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
  • Afternoon Session June 13, 2019 at 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Plenary Session Recognition of Retirees Financial Overview and CF&A - Christine Dodson & David Peele Insurance - Scott Dodson Pension - Dennis Goodwin Equitable Compensation - Johnnie Wright Nominations - Christine Dodson Statistician's Report - George Speake Camping & Retreat Ministries - Dail Ballard
  • Dinner Adjournment June 13, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
  • Evening Session June 13, 2019 at 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm Exhibit hall New Church Celebration
  • Run/ Walk June 14, 2019 at 6:00 am – 7:30 am
  • Early Morning Communion June 14, 2019 at 7:00 am – 8:30 am Greenville Hilton
  • Breakouts June 14, 2019 at 8:30 am – 10:00 am
  • Morning Session June 14, 2019 at 10:00 am – 11:00 am Plenary SessionBible Study and Worship - Bishop Leonard FairleyRotifunk Hospital, Sierra Leone - Special OfferingCelebration of United Methodist Mission
  • Methodist Home for Children June 14, 2019 at 11:00 am – 11:15 am
  • Connectional Ministries June 14, 2019 at 11:15 am – 12:00 pm Steve Taylor
  • EXTMIN Luncheon June 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Emerald Room West
  • Adjournment for Lunch June 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Afternoon Session June 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibit Hall Plenary SessionCelebration of Laity Ministries - Gary Locklear, Christine Harman, Harriet Jane Olsen, CEO United Methodist WomenLaity Ministries - Special OfferingCommunications - Derek LeekChurch Transformation Ministries - Ken McLean & Susan JonesChristian & Interreligious Unity - Claire ClyburnCampus Ministers Recognition - Bishop Hope Morgan WardCollege Presidents Recognition - Bishop Hope Morgan WardDuke Divinity School Recognition…
  • Adjournment for Dinner June 14, 2019 at 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm
  • Early Morning Communion June 15, 2019 at 7:00 am – 8:30 am Greenville Hilton
  • Morning Session June 15, 2019 at 8:30 am – 10:30 am Exhibit Hall Opening Hymn(s) & Prayer Affirming AC Sites & Dates Fixing the Appointments and Sending Forth - Bishop Hope Morgan Ward Closing Hymn
  • Morning Session - continuded June 15, 2019 at 10:30 am – 10:45 am Exhibit Hall Ordering of MinistryCommissioning of Hispanic Lay MissionersCommissioning of DeaconessesRecognition of First Time Local PastorsCommissioning & Ordination - Bishop Hope Morgan Ward, Presider with Bishop Leonard Fairley and Bishop William Willimon, PresidersEndowment Fund for Central Conference Theological Education - Special Offering   

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