2019 WNC Annual Conference Schedule

 

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Thursday, June 20

 

10:00

Executive Session of Clergy Members

 

¶ 605.6 – “The actions of the clergy session shall be for and on behalf of the annual conference”

 

    Balloting for General and Jurisdictional Delegates

12:00

Lunch Recess

1:30

Clergy Sesssion continues

 

    Balloting continues as needed

5:30

Dinner Recess

8:00

Laity Session: Introduction of Nominees

   

Friday, June 21

 

8:30

Laity Session

 

    Balloting for General and Jurisdictional Delegates

10:30

Break

11:00

Opening Worship: Service of Holy Communion

 

     Bishop Ruben Saenz, Jr., Great Plains Annual Conference, preaching

12:30

Lunch Recess

2:00

Conference Plenary - Business Session

  

    Balloting continues as needed

 

    Opening Hymn and Prayer

 

    Welcome from Lake Junaluska

 

    Procedural Matters, Elections for Conference, and Consent Calendar

 

    Committee on Nominations

 

    Plan of Organization and Rules of Order

 

    Opening Remarks from Bishop Leeland

3:00

Break

3:30

Order of the Day: Recognition of Retiring Clergy

4:15

Conference Plenary - Business Session

 

    Balloting continues as needed

 

    Nurturing and Celebrating Innovation in WNC

 

    Board of Laity

5:30

Dinner Recess

7:30

Conference Plenary - Teaching Session

 

    Bishop Janice Riggle Huie, Leadership Formation, Texas Methodist Foundation

 

    Balloting continues as needed

Saturday, June 22

 

8:30

Order of Morning Prayer

8:45

Annual Meeting of the Membership of the UM Foundation of WNC

9:15

Conference Plenary - Business Session

 

    Balloting continues as needed

 

    Conference Council on Finance and Administration

 

       2020 Conference Budget

 

    Conference Board of Trustees

 

    Conference Board of Pension and Health Benefits

10:30

Break

11:00

Worship Service: Celebration of Life

 

    Rev. Angela Pleasants, Catawba Valley District Superintendent, Preacher

12:15

Lunch Recess

1:45

Conference Plenary - Business Session

 

    Balloting continues as needed

 

    Cabinet Resolutions

 

    Committee on Episcopacy

 

    Petitions

3:15

Break

3:45

Conference Plenary - Business Session

 

    Celebrating Connectional Innovation

 

    Balloting continues as needed

5:30

Dinner Recess

7:30

Worship Service: The Ordering of Ministry

 

     Bishop Michael Lowry, Central Texas Annual Conference, Preacher

 

     Bishop Paul L. Leeland, liturgist

Sunday, June 23

 

10:00

Closing Worship Service

 

     Bishop Paul L. Leeland, preaching

 

    Fixing of the Appointments and Sending Forth

 

    Commissioning of General and Jurisdictional Conference Delegates

 

    Adjournment of the 2019 Annual Conference, sine die

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