Conference Schedule


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Items in bold are events all conference participants are expected to attend. Others are optional and/or intended for specific interest groups or attendees.

 

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Conference registration/information available 
9:45 a.m. to noon Celebration of Life in Ministry rehearsal and banquet for honorees (start in Haws A&B; banquet in Kelly Inn Ballroom)
10:00 a.m. to noon Accessing Peace with Justice Grants Workshop (Kelly Inn Board Room)
  Called to be Neighbors Workshop (Kelly Inn Congress)
  Your Church Can Multiply Workshop (Kelly Inn University B)
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Youth Ministry Leader Training (Kelly Inn University A)
11:00 a.m. to Noon Conference Orientation (Convention Center, Opportunity Suites)
11:15 a.m. Clergy Loved Ones Lunch (Green Mill, Kelly Inn)
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Opening Session: Worship, opening motions, Missional Report
3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Clergy Session (Kelly Inn Ballroom) and Laity Session (Haws A&B)
5:00 p.m. Dinner on your own (meal available at the Convention Center)
7:00 p.m. Families of saints gather with Bishop Ough (Convention Center, Bell Room)
7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Celebration of Life in Ministry worship service (Haws A&B)
9:15 p.m.  Reception for honorees (Haws C)

 

   

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. HealthFlex Blueprint for Wellness screening (Convention Center, Alexander Room)
6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Breakfast available at the Kelly Inn (Poolside)
  Minnesota Reconciling Ministries Network Gathering (Kelly Inn State & Sunwood)
  Retiring Clergy Reflections (Kelly Inn Senate)
  Discerning a Call to Ministry (Kelly Inn Congress)
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Worship with Conference Preacher Bill Eaves and Love Offering (Haws A&B)
9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Mark Teasdale Teaching Session, Our Changing Landscape (Haws A&B)
9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Morning Plenary: Our Changing Landscape (Haws A&B)
11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. District Gatherings/Lunch (various locations)
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Plenary: Respectful conversations around our identity as a conference and an aspirational vision (Haws A&B)
4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Time to move, continue the conversation, explore resource fair (hearty appetizers provided)
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Legislation, discussion
   
   

Thursday, June 20, 2019

6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. HealthFlex Blueprint for Wellness screening (Convention Center, Alexander Room)
6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. Breakfast available at the Kelly Inn (Poolside)
  Clergywomen's Gathering (Kelly Inn Balloroom)
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Worship with celebrations of laity and Lydia Project, and baptism (Haws A&B)

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Mark Teasdale Teaching Session (Haws A&B)
10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Legislation and General Conference 2020 Presentation (Haws A&B)
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Lunch banquet with worship: Episcopal Address, setting of appointments, and communion (Haws A&B)
   
 

Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church

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info@minnesotaumc.org

(612) 870-0058