General Conference Listening Session

Conference Table and Listening Session – Saturday, October 20th
First United Methodist Church – Lakeland, FL

The Conference Table, convened by Lay Leader Paulette Monroe and Bishop Ken Carter, and General Conference Delegation will host a General Conference Listening Session on Saturday, October 20th from 11 AM to 2:30 PM at First UMC in Lakeland, FL. The focus will be on preparing for the 2019 Special Session of the General Conference. All Florida United Methodists lay and clergy are invited to attend. There will be an opportunity for facilitated table conversation and for persons to sign up to speak in five minute increments.  Participants must register and plan to bring a donation for the lunch that will be provided. (The Conference Table will convene at 10 am, prior to the listening session.)

The Registration for this event has closed. However, if you still wish to sign up to speak, please email Rev. Alex Shanks by October 20 with your question or statement. Thank you.


To attend a web-based virtual listening session on Wednesday, November 14, at 10 a.m. click here.


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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