Schedule

Plenary Sessions

Thursday, September 17, 2020

9:00 am – 1 pm   Call to Order and Plenary Session

  • Opening Worship – And Know that I Am God
  • Organizational Instructions, Motions and Late Items and Referrals
  • Greetings from ecumenical leaders
  • Laity Address
  • Report of the District Superintendents
    • Ministry Highlights
    • Church Discontinuances
    • New Communities of Faith 
  • Council on Finance and Administration
    • Report and Budget Presentation
  • Board of Pensions and Health Benefits
  • Conference Claimants Endowment Board Report and Presentation
  • Honoring our Retirees
  • Announcements
  • Closing Devotional:  – Remembering those Most Impacted by COVID-19
    • Gathering of ACS OFFERING – Sheltering in Love UMCOR COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

Friday, September 18, 2020

9:00 am – 12 noon
  • Clergy Session
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm  
  • Laity Session
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm  
  • Service on Committing to Demilitarizing and Peace

Saturday, September 19, 2020

9:00 am – 1 noon  Plenary Session
  • Devotions:  Black Lives Matter and Racial Equity
  • Board of Ordained Ministry
    • Report
    • Licensure of Local Pastors
    • Historical Questions
  • Council on Finance and Administration
    • 2021 Conference Budget
  • Equitable Compensation Report
  • CORE Team Update
    • Strategic Plan
    • 2019 Resolutions
  • Committee on Nominations and Leadership Development
  • Honoring our Retirees
  • Welcome of Retirees to the Retired Clergy Association and Presentation of Medallions and Certificates
  • Black Lives Matter learnings from the United Methodist Context
  • Recognition of Youth and Young Adults
  • Awards
    • One Matters Award  
    • Bishop Mel Talbert Award 
    • Harry Denman Awards for Evangelism 
  • Conference Commission on Religion and Race
  • Commission on the Annual Conference Session
  • Celebration of Appointments and Assignments for 2020-2021
  • Black Lives Matter learnings from the United Methodist Context
  • Closing Announcements and Motion
  • Closing Devotion

Worship

Thursday, September 17, 2020

9:00 am 

  • Opening Worship – And Know that I Am God

12:30 noon  

  • Devotional:  Remembering those Most Impacted by COVID-19 and Gathering of ACS OFFERING
    • Sheltering in Love UMCOR COVID-19 RESPONSE FUND

Friday, September 18, 2020

3:00 pm

  • Service on Committing to Demilitarizing and Peace

Saturday, September 19, 2020

9:00 am 

  • Devotional:  Black Lives Matter and Racial Equity

7:00 pm  

  • Memorial Service 

Sunday, September 20, 2020

10:30 am  

  • Ordination, Commissioning and Recognition of Orders Service 


...AND KNOW that I am GOD.