Annual Conference 2016

2016 FLORIDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

June 16-18, 2016
Pre-Conference Leadership Gatherings: June 15

 

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

 

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2016 Florida Annual Conference General Schedule

 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

4:00 pm

Registration opens in the Great Hall Booth
Expo opens in the Event Center/Exhibits

7:00 pm

Registration closes for the day
Expo closes for the day

 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

8:00 am

Registration opens in the Great Hall Booth
Expo opens in the Event Center/Exhibits
Prayer Garden (with Communion) opens in the Sapphire Room

9:00 am

Pre-Conference Leadership Gatherings

10:45 am

Pre-Conference Leadership Gatherings

2:00 pm

Pre-Conference Leadership Gatherings

3:45 pm

6:30-9:30 pm

Pre-Conference Leadership Gatherings

Florida United Methodist Foundation's 50th Anniversary Celebration, Walt Disney World Swan Resort

 

Thursday, June 16, 2016

7:30 am

Registration opens in the Great Hall Booth
Expo opens in the Event Center/Exhibits
Prayer Garden (with Communion) opens in the Sapphire Room

10:00 am

Clergy Session meets in the Great Hall North
Laity Session meets in the Great Hall Center, East and West

1:30 pm

Opening Plenary Session with Worship and Communion in the Empire Ballroom (Bishop's Offering)

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:00 pm

Rev. Bill Hybels (Willow Creek Church) – Special Speaker

8:15 pm

District Missional Gatherings (rooms to be announced)

 

Friday, June 17, 2016

6:30 am

Annual Conference 5K Run from the Windermere Town Hall

7:30 am

Registration opens in the Great Hall Booth
Expo opens in the Event Center/Exhibits
Prayer Garden (with Communion) opens in the Sapphire Room

8:30 am

Plenary Session in the Empire Room
Bishop Janice Riggle Huie (Texas Conference) – Special Speaker

10:30 am

Service of Remembrance

11:30 pm

Lunch Break
Memorial Luncheon
Retiree Luncheon

1:30 pm

Plenary Session in the Empire Room
Jeff James (Disney Leadership Institute) – Special Speaker
Anniversary Celebrations
Retirement Service

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:30 pm

An Evening of Music

 

Saturday, June 18, 2016

8:30 am

Plenary Session in the Empire Room

10:00 am

Service of Licensing, Commissioning and Ordination and Fixing of Appointments (Offering for Ministerial Education)

12:00 pm

Conference concludes

 

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