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Keynote speakers champion revival of the Church

Annual Conference 2017 June 10, 2017

Friday's annual conference events included keynote speakers the Revs. Elaine Heath and Kevin Watson addressing the theme, "Revive Us Again," presenting ways to reinvigorate churches today. Orders of business included voting on resolutions and the discontinuance of 16 churches.

Laity call for a future of inclusivity

Annual Conference 2017 June 08, 2017

While lighthearted presentations and uplifting music marked the Laity Session of the 2017 Florida Annual Conference, the underlying message for lay leaders attending the opening event was that inclusivity is critical to the future of the Church.

Photos from the Annual Conference 5K in Orlando

Annual Conference 2017 June 08, 2017

The fourth Florida Annual Conference 5K started at the historic Windermere Town Hall on Thursday morning, June 8. Donning coats and umbrellas, participants braved the rain in support of a good cause. Together they raised a total of $2225. Proceeds from the 5K supported the Cuban Pastors Pension Fund.

Countdown to Annual Conference

Annual Conference 2017 May 08, 2017

The 2017 Annual Conference is less than a month away, being held once again at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando. Here's a comprehensive look at events, registration information and important links.