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AC 2017 Agenda


 

Sloan Convention Center
1021 Wilkinson Trace
Bowling Green, Kentucky 42103

June 12-14, 2017

 

 


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ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017

(All events are at the Convention Center unless otherwise noted and all times listed are Central Time.)

  

   Sunday, June 11

                3:00 pm Archives & History Seminar (Salon A, Holiday Inn)
      
Presentation by Dr. John Hardin of WKU
      5:00 - 7:00 pm

 

Reconciling United Methodists of Kentucky (RUMKY) Dinner

(Broadway UMC Welcome Center, 1323 Melrose St, Bowling Green, KY)

      5:00 - 8:00 pm



Registration Begins
Church Beyond...An Afternoon of Service & Learning Check-in
(Outside Ballroom at Convention Center)

                6:00 pm
Run for the Children 5K (Chaney's Dairy Barn)
 
                7:30 pm
Young Adult Gathering - Clergy and Laity
(Christ Church UMC)

        

   Monday, June 12

               8:00 am       

 


Registration Begins (Clergy Registration at Broadway UMC)
     (Laity Registration outside Ballroom at Convention Center)

Church Beyond Check-In (Formerly known as Afternoon of Service)
 

               8:00 am        Ordination Rehearsal (Ballroom)
               8:30 am Clergywomen's Breakfast (Broadway UMC)
             10:00 am        Clergy Executive Session (Broadway UMC)
             10:00 am        Laity Session (Ballroom)
             12:00 pm

Lunch Break 
     (Clergy Spouse Lunch -  Holiday Inn, Salon B)
    
(Ordinands Lunch -  Holiday Inn, Salon A)
     (Board of Laity Lunch - Holiday Inn, Salon C)

               2:00 pm Opening Worship  (Ballroom)
     Bishop Al Gwinn. preaching
               3:15 pm        Organizational Session/Worshipful Work/Plenary (Ballroom)
               4:30 pm

Memorial Service (Ballroom)
     Rev. Paige Williams, preaching

               5:30 pm       

 

Dinner Break
     (Memorial Families Dinner - Holiday Inn, Salon B)

               7:30 pm

Ordination & Commissioning Service (Ballroom)
     Bishop Leonard Fairley, preaching

 

 

   Tuesday, June 13

 

                 7:00 am

Extension Ministries Breakfast (Salon B, Holiday Inn)

Preachers' Aid Society of the Kentucky Conference Breakfast - (St. James UMC)

                 8:30 am  

Morning Gathering Music (Ballroom)

                 8:40 am Bible Study, Rev. John Edgar (Ballroom)
                 9:30 am

 

Worshipful Work/Plenary/Ministry Stories (Ballroom)
Sending Forth/Prepare for Church Beyond...An Afternoon of Service & Learning

               11:00 am Retirement Service (Ballroom)
               12:00 pm

Lunch Break
     (Ethnic Local Church Concerns (ELCC) Lunch - Holiday Inn, Salon A)
     (EO Tours Lunch -
Holiday Inn, Salon B)
     (Union College Lunch - Holiday Inn, Salon C)
     (Retired Clergy Lunch -
State Street UMC, transportation provided)
     (Order of Deacon's Lunch - State Street UMC  - in the Annex
                                  
transportation provided)


Bling for a Blessing Sale Begins (Outside the Ballroom at Convention Center)

                 2:00 pm

Church Beyond...An Afternoon of Service & Learning

                 5:00 pm

Dinner Break
     (Youth & Young Adult Dinner with Bishop Fairley - Broadway UMC)

                 7:00 pm
Celebration of Mission & Ministry Together (Ballroom)
     Rev. John Edgar, preaching

 

 

Wednesday, June 14

 

                 8:30 am

Morning Gathering Music (Ballroom)

                 8:40 am Bible Study, Rev. John Edgar (Ballroom)
                 9:30 am Worshipful Work/Plenary/Ministry Stories (Ballroom)
               12:00 pm

Lunch Break
     (NCD Luncheon - Holiday Inn, Salon B)
     (Duke Divinity Alumni Luncheon - Broadway UMC)
     (Commission on a Way Forward Dialogue - Cup Of Hope at
                           Broadway UMC

                 2:00 pm

Service of Sending Forth - Communion//Reading
     Appointments (Ballroom)

 

 

 

 

Note:  Additional preconference events & special meals may be added