Online meetings were held with Ministers Transition Fund participants to review plan changes being recommended by the Conference Board of Pension on May 29 and June 3. Each recommendation, as provided in the Board of Pension report in the Conference Workbook, was reviewed, and questions from plan participants were answered. A recording of the June… Continue Reading→
On Saturday morning of Annual Conference 2019, the Special Offering is for the Central Conference Theological Education Endowment. Please give generously! Access to a comprehensive theological education varies greatly for leaders across our connection. In Africa, Europe, and the Philippines, organized as the central conferences, access to education is not keeping pace with the rapid… Continue Reading→
On Friday afternoon of Annual Conference 2019, the Special Offering is for Laity Ministries. Please give generously! This offering will be used to help laity explore various means of servant leadership, such as becoming small group leaders for discipleship formation in local churches. It will also be used to equip laypersons who are discerning a… Continue Reading→
Christine Dodson, Conference Treasurer, gives a brief overview of the financial items to be presented at Annual Conference. Resources: Download a PDF of the slides used in this video. Watch the Ministers Transition Fund Zoom Call from 6/3/19. View the Frequently Asked Questions document (PDF). Other items about this year’s Annual Conference, including the Agenda,… Continue Reading→
On Wednesday morning of Annual Conference 2019, the Special Offering is for the Youth Storm Response. Please give generously! On September 22, 2018, Bishop Hope Morgan Ward joined youth from across the districts gathered at the bi-annual Conference Council on Youth Ministries (CCYM) meeting. She delivered a strong challenge to our youth to consider how… Continue Reading→
On Friday morning of Annual Conference 2019, the Special Offering is for Rotifunk Hospital in Sierra Leone. Following is an article by Amy Sessions, a board member and two-time visitor to Sierra Leone. Please give generously! Prior to my first Mission of Hope Rotifunk experience in August 2017, I had for years felt a desire,… Continue Reading→
Harriett Jane Olson, the chief executive officer of the United Methodist Women’s national administrative and policymaking arm, is joining us this year. Ms. Olson will be speaking during the Celebration of United Methodist Mission on Wednesday evening and the Celebration of Laity Ministries on Friday afternoon. She will also lead a Breakout Session entitled “Women… Continue Reading→
This year at Annual Conference, we have ten Breakout Sessions centered around our quadrennial theme “Generosity in All Seasons.” To know more about these opportunities visit the Breakout Sessions page or download the app. Make sure to register your attendance by May 20.
Bishop Leonard Fairley, the episcopal leader of the Kentucky and Red Bird Missionary Conferences, joins us this year at Annual Conference. A familiar face around the NC Conference, he will be teaching during the Friday morning Bible Study and involved in the Ordering of Ministry. Learn more about Bishop Fairley. Important Information & Deadlines Display… Continue Reading→
Join us June 12-15 at the Greenville Convention Center for Annual Conference 2019. Over the next six weeks, you will see short videos highlighting the speakers and information for persons attending AC 2019. Other items about this year’s Annual Conference can be found on the AC 2019 page. Download the AC 2019 app to have… Continue Reading→
Cokesbury is pleased to offer its most popular titles, UM official resources, and speakers’ books in quantity through on-site sales at Annual Conference 2019 at Cokesbury Resource Centers. This year’s Cokesbury Resource Center will look different as we continue to be responsible stewards of resources, the environment, and our staff while providing the most popular… Continue Reading→
Please notify Shannon Medlin at firstname.lastname@example.org in the Conference Secretary’s Office if your group or agency is planning to have a Special Meal at Annual Conference. Information regarding your special meal can be posted on the Annual Conference page.