Annual Conference 2017

2017 FLORIDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

June 8-10, 2017

 

Buena Vista Palace Hotel
1900 Buena Vista Drive
Orlando, Florida 32830

 

 

2017 Florida Annual Conference General Schedule

 

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

1:30 pm

Pre-Conference Workshops, St. Luke’s UMC

3:00 pm

Registration open, Citron Registration Booth; Youth Orientation, Meyer

6:30 pm

Children at Risk: A Mission of Bridge Building, Dr. Tammy Pawloski, St. Luke’s UMC

8:00 pm

Reception sponsored by Florida UM Foundation, St. Luke’s UMC

 

Thursday, June 8, 2017

6:30 am

5K Race/Walk

7:30 am  

Prayer Garden Opens with Communion, Areca; Expo Opens, Palm Event Center

8:00 am

Laity Registration Opens, Citron Registration Booth

8:30 am

Clergy Registration Opens, St. Luke’s UMC

10:00 am

Clergy Session, St. Luke’s UMC; Laity Orientation, Citron Ballroom, Buena Vista Palace

12:00 pm

Clergy Registration Opens, Citron Registration Booth

1:30 pm

Opening Plenary Session with Worship, Sabal Ballroom, Buena Vista Palace

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:30 pm

Worship Service with Communion, Bishop Ken Carter

 

Friday, June 9, 2017

7:30 am

Prayer Garden Opens with Communion, Areca; Expo Opens, Palm Event Center

8:00 am

Registration Opens, Citron Registration

8:30 am

Plenary Session, Sabal Ballroom
Rev. Dr. Elaine Heath, Dean of the Divinity School, Duke University

10:30 am

Memorial Service

11:30 am

Lunch Break
Memorial Luncheon, Citron Ballroom
Retiree Luncheon, Citron Ballroom

1:30 pm

Plenary Session with Anniversary Celebrations, Sabal Ballroom
Rev. Dr. Kevin M. Watson, Assistant Professor of Wesleyan and Methodist Studies, Candler School of Theology, Emory University

4:00 pm

Retirement Service

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:00 pm

Plenary Session and  “Revive Us, Again” Worship and Music with 
Bishop Ricardo Pereira, Cuba Methodist Church

 

Saturday, June 10, 2017

7:30 am

Expo Opens, Palm Event Center

8:30 am

Plenary Session, Sabal Ballroom

10:30 am

Service of Licensing, Commissioning and Ordination and Fixing of Appointments,
Sabal Ballroom

 

 

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33815

(863) 688-5563 or toll free (800) 282-8011