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

 

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2018 Florida Annual Conference General Schedule

Wednesday, June 8, 2018

9:00 am

Registration open, Honeyman Pavilion

1:30 pm

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

3:15 pm

Session 2: Pre-Conference Workshops, First UMC

6:30 pm

Love Feast and Florida Conference Stories, Annie Pfeiffer Chapel

8:00 pm

Reception, Barnett Plaza & Archives and History Building

 

Thursday, June 9, 2018

7:30 am

Clergywomen Breakfast, First UMC

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

10:00 am

Clergy Session meets, First UMC
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

Dinner Break

7:30 pm

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

 

Friday, June 10, 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

Service of Remembrance

11:30 am

Lunch Break
Memorial Luncheon, George W. Jenkins Field House
Retiree Luncheon, Lucius Pond Ordway Building

1:30 pm

Anniversary Celebrations
Plenary Session, Branscomb Auditorium
Retirement Service
Way Forward Discussion in District groups

5:00 pm

Dinner Break

7:00 pm

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

 

Saturday, June 11, 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