Annual Conference 2018

Remembering Who We Are

2018 FLORIDA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

June 7–9, 2018

 

Florida Southern College
111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. 
Lakeland, FL 33801

 

 

2018 Florida Annual Conference General Schedule

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

9:30 am

Registration opens (Clergy & Lay), First Lakeland

1:30 pm

Youth Delegate Orientation, Reynolds Hall
Session 1: Pre-Conference Workshops, First UMC Lakeland

3:15 pm

Session 2: Pre-Conference Workshops, First UMC Lakeland

7:00 pm

Love Feast and Florida Conference Stories, First UMC Lakeland

8:00 pm

Reception, First UMC Lakeland

 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

7:30 am

Clergywomen Breakfast, First UMC Lakeland

7:30 am  

Expo opens, Music Building 208 & 210
Morning Communion, B201
Prayer Garden opens, B203
Spiritual Direction, B204

8:00 am

Laity Registration opens, Honeyman Pavilion
Clergy Registration opens, First UMC Lakeland

10:00 am

Clergy Session meets, First UMC Lakeland
Laity Orientation meets, Branscomb Auditorium

12:00 pm

Clergy Registration re-opens, Honeyman Pavilion
Lunch Break

1:30 pm

Opening Plenary Session with Worship, Branscomb Auditorium

5:00 pm

Reception and Open House, Archives and History Building
Dinner Break

7:30 pm

Communion Service, Branscomb Auditorium
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson, North Georgia Conference, preaching
Bishop's Offering

 

Friday, June 8, 2018

6:30 am 5K Run/Walk, Lake Hollingsworth

7:30 am

Expo opens, Music Building 208 & 210
Morning Communion, B201
Prayer Garden opens, B203
Spiritual Direction, B204

8:00 am

Registration opens, Honeyman Pavilion

8:30 am

Plenary Session, Branscomb Auditorium
Special Speaker: Dr. Paul Chilcote, Professor of Theology, Asbury Theological Seminary, Orlando

10:30 am

Memorial Service

11:30 am

Lunch Break
Memorial Luncheon, Eleanor Searle Drawing Room
Retiree Luncheon, Lucius Pond Ordway Building

1:30 pm

Anniversary Celebrations
Plenary Session, Branscomb Auditorium
Retirement Service

3:00 pm Way Forward Discussion

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:00 pm

Evening Plenary Session
Bishop Gregory V. Palmer, West Ohio Conference – Special Speaker

 

Saturday, June 9, 2018

7:30 am

Expo opens, Music Building 208 & 210

8:30 am

Plenary Session, Branscomb Auditorium

10:30 am

Service of Licensing, Commissioning and Ordination and Fixing of Appointments

12:30 pm Conference concludes

 

 

Contact Us

The Florida Conference of The United Methodist Church

450 Martin L King Jr Ave
Lakeland, FL 33815

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