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July 2019

Loucon's Discovery 3 Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
2nd-4th graders discover what it means to be a Christ-follower through fun and learning over this four day, three night camp. Campers experience God’s creation through a variety of activities including hiking, crafts, games, canoeing, and fishing. ...
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Loucon's Adventure Summit (3) Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
5th-6th graders satisfy their adventurous side for a full 6-day, 5 night week of camp. Each day, campers are challenged to stretch outside their comfort zones in activities such as ziplining, climbing, and low elements. Loucon staples such as ...
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Loucon's Great Outdoors 3 Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
9th-12th graders who are looking for a week packed with adventure should look no further. This 6-day, 5 night camp pushes campers outside of their comfort zones to grow both personally and spiritually. This camp has something for everyone with an ...
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Wesley Heritage

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Wesley Heritage with Rev. Gary Gibson 9 days in England STARTING FROM $3298*   Departing July 9, 2019  Journey through England and discover the roots of the early Church and the ministry of John Wesley. Visit London, Oxford, Epworth, the Old ...
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Loucon's Discovery 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
2nd-4th graders discover what it means to be a Christ-follower through fun and learning over this four day, three night camp. Campers experience God’s creation through a variety of activities including hiking, crafts, games, canoeing, and fishing. ...
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Loucon's Adventure 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
5th-6th graders satisfy their adventurous side for a full 6-day, 5 night week of camp. Each day, campers are challenged to stretch outside their comfort zones in activities such as ziplining, climbing, and low elements. Loucon staples such as ...
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Loucon's Jr. High 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
7th-8th graders seek to discover their identity in this 6 day, 5 night week of camp. Campers put their faith in action through adventure options like rappelling, climbing, zip lining, team building, and low elements. The aspects of Loucon that Jr. ...
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Loucon's Creative Ministries Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
There are so many ways to worship our amazing God, and Creative Ministries camp explores many of them while encouraging campers to find their own God-given creative talents. In preparation for leading a campuswide worship service Thursday night and ...
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Loucon's Great Outdoors 4 Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 to Friday, July 19, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
9th-12th graders who are looking for a week packed with adventure should look no further. This 6-day, 5 night camp pushes campers outside of their comfort zones to grow both personally and spiritually. This camp has something for everyone with an ...
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Serbia Mission Trip 2019

Friday, July 19, 2019 to Saturday, July 27, 2019
Location: The Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church
Can’t get enough of camp?  Want to see what God is doing in another country?  Come join us as we participate in Children’s Camp in Serbia!  Join the Kentucky Conference of the United Methodist Church on a United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Trip ...

Loucon's Grandparents Camp

Monday, July 22, 2019 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Location: Camp Loucon
Loucon is ending the 2019 summer with Grandparents Camp! Grandparents Camp is for grandparents and their grandchildren to spend some quality time together before school starts back and experience camp together. There will be time for both adventure ...
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Retirement Readiness

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Christ Church
The Kentucky Conference Board of Pensions will be hosting a Retirement Readiness Seminar on Tuesday, August 6  from 9am - 4pm (check-in opens at 8:30am) at Christ Church United Methodist (Heartland). This seminar is open to all clergy and their ...

Boundaries Training - Elizabethtown, KY

Thursday, August 8, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: College Heights UMC

Candidacy Retreat - Summer 2019

Friday, August 9, 2019 6:30 PM to Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Loucon Training & Retreat Center
All those who wish to pursue the status of certified candidate in order to be eligible for licensing and/or MEF funding for seminary or Course of Study, MUST attend one of the Candidacy Retreats provided by the Ministerial Services Office. One ...

Heartland DCOM Executive Team Meeting

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Kentucky Annual Conference Office
This meeting is for the Executive team and Sub-team chairs to attend. 

Middletown Masters Golf Scramble and Silent Auction

Monday, August 19, 2019 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Oldham County Country Club
Golf Scramble and Silent Auction Fundraiser for The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, Breakfast 7:45am followed by Shotgun Start 8:30am. Lunch provided ( City BBQ ) and prizes awarded. Entry Fee $ 75 per player if paid by August 4, $ 80 each after ...
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2019 Clergy School

Monday, September 16, 2019 9:00 AM to Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Location: Andover Campus of Lexington First UMC

Outreach & Hospitality in the 21st Century - Hosted by Heartland District

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: Middletown UMC
Times have certainly changed since I was bought up in the church as a young girl.  The arrival of Sunday sports, social media and new cultural views have changed how Americans understand religion and church.  The things that used to work are no ...

Bullitt County Cluster Charge Conference

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Bethel United Methodist Church
Cluster charge conference for the following churches: Bethel (Bullitt) Mt. Washington Davidson Memorial Cedar Grove Dennie Memorial Overdale  

2019 Thailand Mission Trip

Thursday, October 10, 2019 to Monday, October 21, 2019
Travel with the Kentucky United Methodist Volunteers in Mission. October 10-21, 2019 Serving with Thailand Methodist Mission, and their Pioneer Pastors and Blessing Home programs. Open to members & friends of our Kentucky United Methodist ...

Wisdom of the Elders: Healing the Earth Time

Friday, October 11, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
The United Methodist Church has a long tradition of being in dialogue with those from other cultural, denominational and faith traditions.  This dialogue allows us to be better able to understand the distinction of a Wesleyan theological perspective ...

Journeys of Paul Cruise

Sunday, October 20, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019
Journeys of Paul Cruise 2019 with Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference 12 days Greece, Italy & Malta STARTING FROM $4098*   Departing October 20, 2019  Join Bishop Leonard Fairley and the Kentucky Annual Conference on the ...
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In Mission Together

Thursday, October 24, 2019 6:00 PM to Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 12:15 PM
Location: The Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
The 2019 Eastern Europe and the Balkans In Mission Together Summit will be held here at The Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Church offices in Crestwood, KY (just outside of Louisville, KY) Join mission representatives from Eastern Europe & ...

Heartland District NCD team meeting

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Fern Creek

FINAL Boundaries Training for 2016-2019 Quadrennium – Crestwood, KY

Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center

SEJ Clergywomen

Monday, November 18, 2019 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Uncharted:  Adventuring the Wilderness with God SAVE THE DATE!!! Calling all SEJ Clergywomen! November 18-21, 2019 in Jacksonville, FL Registration opens May 1, 2019! Early Bird:  $199 (May 1 - Aug. 31) Regular:  $225 At-The-Door:  $250 ...

Active Shooter Response Training Instructor Course

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Location: Middletown United Methodist Church
This 2-Day Instructor training course is designed to teach participants the skills and strategies to increase survivability during the gap between the time a violent event begins, and law enforcement arrives. Upon completion of this course you will ...
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Active Shooter Response Training Instructor Course

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 8:00 AM to 5:00 AM
Location: Middletown United Methodist Church
This 2-Day Instructor training course is designed to teach participants the skills and strategies to increase survivability during the gap between the time a violent event begins, and law enforcement arrives. Upon completion of this course you will ...
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2020 Winter Blitz

Friday, January 17, 2020 6:30 PM to Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Location: West Hall of the Kentucky Fairgrounds and Expo Center
A Weekend of Connecting, Worship, and Growing in God's Word. January 17-19, 2020 **Winter Blitz is moving back  to our former location at the  KY Expo Center. Due to a change made by the KY Fair and Exposition Center we will be located back in ...
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Pan Methodist MLK Day Celebration

Saturday, January 18, 2020 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Quinn Chapel AME Church
The theme for this year's event is Faith Communities in the Midst of the Dream.

The Wesleyan Covenant Association Informational Meeting

Thursday, February 6, 2020 7:00 PM
Location: Centenary Lexington
The following event is not sponsored by the Kentucky Annual Conference.  To assist you in gathering information that may help as you lead your churches, you are invited to attend the following event to learn more about this group and the information ...

Discipleshift Retreat - February 2020 - POSTPONED!!!

Friday, February 7, 2020 8:30 AM to Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5:00 PM
***This session of Discipleshift has been POSTPONED until the spring!*** The mission of the United Methodist Church is to fulfill the Great Commission of “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  There are many avenues...

District Information Events with Delegates - Pennyrile

Sunday, February 16, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Location: St. John
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - Owensboro

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Settle Memorial
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - Lexington

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Trinity Hill
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - Heartland

Thursday, February 27, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Mount Washington
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

Tod Bolsinger "Canoeing the Mountains" Teaching Event

Saturday, February 29, 2020 8:00 AM to 4:00 AM
Location: Maysville Trinity
Free Training Event featuring Tod E. Bolsinger who is the Vice President and Chief of Leadership Formation, and Associate Professor of Leadership Formation at Fuller Theological Seminary. Author of "Canoeing the Mountains"- Christian Leadership In ...
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District Information Events with Delegates - Northern Kentucky

Sunday, March 1, 2020 4:00 PM
Location: Immanuel
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - Kentucky East

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Louisa UMC
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - South Central

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Glasgow First
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

Connect Weekend

Friday, March 6, 2020 to Saturday, March 7, 2020
Location: Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center
For youth pastors and youth leaders. Connect Rest Renew Learn
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Discipleshift Retreat - March 2020

Friday, March 6, 2020 5:30 PM to Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Location: London First
The mission of the United Methodist Church is to fulfill the Great Commission of “Making Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.”  There are many avenues in which a disciple is made but intentionality is key for this ...

A Morning with Bishop Fairley and Confirmation Students

Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM
Location: Crestwood UMC
  9:45am… Doors Open at Crestwood United Methodist Church 10:00 am… The Connection at Work – We will hear brief presentations from several of the conference areas of ministry and the ways that we are connected throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky...

District Information Events with Delegates - South East Kentucky

Monday, March 9, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Science Hill
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

District Information Events with Delegates - Bluegrass

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:30 PM
Location: Lawrenceberg
Delegates from the Kentucky Annual Conference invite you to an informational meeting where we will share with you the latest information regarding our church.  This will be a time of sharing the logistics of how General Conference works, the major ...

Aldersgate Virtual Day Camp

Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, April 3, 2020
Twice a day, during the week for the next three weeks Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center will go live and share a story, bible lesson, sing along, craft and more. As we are asked to stay home we wanted to intentionally create a space that will help ...
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Engage Retreat

Friday, March 20, 2020 to Sunday, March 22, 2020
Location: Loucon Camp & Retreat Center
Serving the Least of These...You Did It for Me Join students from around the state for a weekend retreat at Camp Loucon.  Campers will participate in the important small group discussions, powerful worship, and fun games and adventure activities.  ...
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UMCNext Informational Meeting

Saturday, March 21, 2020 11:00 AM
Location: Kentucky State University (Exum Center)
  ***THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED*** The following event is not sponsored by the Kentucky Annual Conference.  To assist you in gathering information that may help as you lead your churches, you are invited to attend the following event to learn ...

Children’s Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 11, 2020 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Lake Junaluska
Children ages 12 and under are invited to join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt located near Stuart Auditorium. The Easter Bunny will be in attendance for photos! Free and open to the public. 11:30 a.m. - Ages 1-3 11:35 a.m. - Ages 4-7 11:40 a.m. - ...
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Easter Sunrise Service

Sunday, April 12, 2020 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Location: Lake Junaluska
Celebrate Easter with a powerful Sunrise Service at the Amphitheater below the Lake Junaluska Cross. The Rev. Bill Gattis will preach. Gattis, a UMC pastor (retired, NC Conference), has served as a UMC District Superintendent and Executive Director ...
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Easter Lunch Buffet

Sunday, April 12, 2020 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM
Location: The Terrace at Lake Junaluska
Join us for a festive Easter meal at The Terrace. Lunch will be served with reservations available between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Easter Lunch Buffet is $29.95 per person age 12 and older, $13 per child age 4 to 11, and free for children ages 3...
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NOW CANCELED- Lindsey Wilson College Singers Benefit Concert for Lighthouse Academy

Sunday, April 19, 2020 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Lighthouse Academy at Newburg
We have had to make the difficult decision to cancel due to the COVID19 pandemic.  The Lindsey Wilson College Singers will present a concert to benefit The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, a Heartland district ministry serving children. A love ...
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The Art of Hospitality

Thursday, April 23, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Location: Church of the Resurrection
In light of current recommendations and in a collaborative effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Art of Hospitality Conference scheduled for April 23-24, 2020. Plan to ...
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Youth Discipleship Retreat: YDR 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020
Location: Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center
We have had to make the difficult decision to cancel YDR (Youth Discipleship Retreat) 2020 due to the COVID19 pandemic. We will schedule a new time and date later this   YDR provides the music, speaker, great times, and camp activities such as low ...
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Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

Oberammergau Passion Play

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 to Friday, June 12, 2020
2020 Oberammergau Passion Play & European Capitals Tour with Bishop Lindsey Davis 10 days  Austria, Germany & Prague STARTING FROM $4398* Enjoy 10 days in Germany, Austria, and Prague with Bishop Lindsey Davis. You'll explore Innsbruck, Prague, ...
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Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, June 4, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, June 11, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

Church and Society Launches Virtual Seminar Program on COVID-19

Thursday, June 18, 2020 2:00 PM
Location: Online
Church and Society takes its signature Seminar Program virtual in a series of webinars on COVID-19 and social justice issues. The weekly series, called Pre-existing Disparities Revealed, explores how the pandemic intersects with topics such as ...

KyUMH Evening of Blessings

Monday, July 20, 2020 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes - Mary Kendall Campus
MONDAY JULY 20, 2020 Settle Memorial Renewal and Outreach Center 201 East 4th Street Owensboro, KY The Evening of Blessings is a fundraising dinner to benefit the Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes Mary Kendall Campus. Join us for a relaxing ...

Mission Trip to Thailand - POSTPONED

Thursday, August 6, 2020 to Monday, August 17, 2020
THIS TRIP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL 2021!   More details to come.   For more information related to this United Methodist VIM trip, please contact Rev. Loletuth Kalz at loletuth.kalz@m1umc.org  
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38th Annual Golf Scramble for the Children

Friday, September 11, 2020 8:00 AM
Location: Kentucky United Methodist Children's Homes - Nicholasville Campus
The 38th Annual Golf Scramble for the Children September 4, 2020 Golf Club of the Bluegrass 438 Barbaro Lane Nicholasville, KY For more than 148 years, The Kentucky United Methodist Children’s Homes has served young people - originally as an ...
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Annual Conference 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 to Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Annual Conference 2020 will be held on December 8-9. For more information

3-Day Academy for Spiritual Formation

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 to Saturday, May 22, 2021
Location: Nazareth Retreat Center
A spiritual formation renewal program of The Upper Room, offered by the Academy for Spiritual Renewal Team of the Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church & the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of Kentucky. THOMAS MERTON with DR. LOYD...

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