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Welcome to Annual Conference 2017
Wednesday, June 7
 

9:00am

New Clergy Session
Wednesday June 7, 2017 9:00am - 3:00pm
Grace Community Church 9400 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport, LA 71106

12:00pm

Board of Ordained Ministry Meeting
Wednesday June 7, 2017 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Grace Community Church 9400 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport, LA 71106

1:00pm

Registration Begins Clergy ONLY
Wednesday June 7, 2017 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Grace Community Church 9400 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport, LA 71106

3:30pm

Clergy Session
Wednesday June 7, 2017 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Grace Community Church 9400 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport, LA 71106

5:45pm

Registration Begins - Laity ONLY
Wednesday June 7, 2017 5:45pm - 8:00pm
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

6:00pm

Imagination Expo - First UMC, Shreveport
Wednesday June 7, 2017 6:00pm - 8:00pm
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

7:00pm

Young Adult Laity Gathering (Young Adult 18 - 40 year olds)
Wednesday June 7, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Rhino Downtown 624 Texas Street, Shreveport
 
Thursday, June 8
 

6:30am

Morning Prayer - Amphitheater (Sponsored by UMM)
Thursday June 8, 2017 6:30am - 7:00am
Centenary College Centenary Room

7:30am

Breakfast: Order of Deacons & Diaconal Ministers

RSVP to mmcdowell@noelumc.org or call 318-221-5207

$12.00


Thursday June 8, 2017 7:30am - 8:30am
Centenary College Centenary Room

7:30am

7:30am

Registration Continues - Laity ONLY
Thursday June 8, 2017 7:30am - 9:00am
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

8:00am

Laity Meeting-FUMC, Shreveport
Thursday June 8, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

8:30am

Young Adult Clergy Brown Bag Breakfast (Young Adult 18 - 40 year olds)
Thursday June 8, 2017 8:30am - 9:30am
Broadmoor UMC 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105

9:30am

Registration Continues - Clergy & Laity - 2nd Floor Gold Dome
Thursday June 8, 2017 9:30am - 1:00pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

10:30am

Opening Worship
Thursday June 8, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

11:30am

Episcopal Address and Holy Communion
Speakers
avatar for Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey

Cynthia Fierro Harvey serves as bishop of the Louisiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, having been assigned there in September of 2012. The Louisiana Annual Conference is composed of 486 congregations and 118,725 members and includes the entire state of Louisiana... Read More →


Thursday June 8, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:10pm

Lunch: Extension Ministry

RSVP Kathy at 225-346-1646
BishopOffice@la-umc.org
Cost:  $15.00


Thursday June 8, 2017 12:10pm - 1:15pm
Centenary College-Cafeteria 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:30pm

12:30pm

12:30pm

Lunch Break
  • Clergy Spouse Luncheon - Broadmoor UMC, Shreveport
  • Extension Ministry - Whited Room-Centenary College Cafeteria
  • Reconciling Ministries Network - Mickle Hall, Room 114-Centenary College
  • CFA Question & Answer Gathering - Centenary Room - Cafeteria
  • Question & Answer Gathering - Consititutional Amendments held in Brown Chapel

Thursday June 8, 2017 12:30pm - 2:15pm
Centenary College-Cafeteria 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:45pm

Lunch: Reconciling Ministries

Contact: Max Zehner
Max.zehner@raynenola.org


Thursday June 8, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm
Centenary College, Mickle Hall Room 114

1:00pm

Clergy Spouse Lunch
Thursday June 8, 2017 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Broadmoor UMC 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105

1:30pm

Teller Meeting
This meeting is for tellers of the Annual Conference only 

Thursday June 8, 2017 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Gold Dome Near front of stage

2:30pm

Business Session I
This Business Session will include the following agenda items:
  • Welcome
  • Prayer
  • Motion From Secretary
  • Motion/Rules of Order/Adoption of Agenda
  • Episcopal Committee Report
  • Wesley Award Recognition #1
  • Lydia Patterson Report
  • CFA #1
  • Resolutions/Petitions #1
  • Board of Trustees 
  • Congregational Transformation and New Church Development Report

Thursday June 8, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

2:30pm

Welcome
Thursday June 8, 2017 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

3:30pm

Break
Thursday June 8, 2017 3:30pm - 3:45pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

3:35pm

Registration Continues - Clergy & Laity - 2nd Floor Gold Dome
Thursday June 8, 2017 3:35pm - 3:55pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

3:45pm

Speaker - Dr. Greg Jones
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Greg Jones

Dr. Greg Jones

Dr. Greg Jones was named Executive Vice President and Provost of Baylor University effective May 16, 2016. He earned his B.A. magna cum laude in 1980 from the University of Denver and received his master’s degree in public policy and administration, also from Denver, in 1982... Read More →


Thursday June 8, 2017 3:45pm - 4:30pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

4:30pm

Business Session #1 Continues
  • Equitable Compensation Report
  • Moving Report
  • Retiree Recognition #1
  • Courtesy committee
  • Prayer

Thursday June 8, 2017 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:00pm

Dinner: Asbury Alumni and Friends

RSVP John Robert Black     College Cafeteria

Call/Text 318-560-7857 or Cost:  $15.00

Email johnrobertblack@yahoo.com


Thursday June 8, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Centenary College-Cafeteria 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:00pm

Gammon Dinner

RSVP James Graham                       

318-471-1631

jgraham993@aol.com


Thursday June 8, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
St. Paul UMC

5:00pm

Dinner: St. Paul School of Theology

Cost:  $15.00

You can pay at the door....


Speakers
JC

Joanne Chenelworth

Representative from St. Paul School


Thursday June 8, 2017 5:00pm - 6:45pm
Centenary College Cafeteria-Bynum Commons

5:15pm

Candler Alumni Dinner

RSVP:  Rev. Allison Sauls 

(318) 465-9995 or allisonsauls@asbury-umc.org


Thursday June 8, 2017 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Imperial Cathy Restaurant 6359 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA

5:15pm

Dinner Break
  • Be sure to check our app for restaurant recommendations in and around the Shreveport/Bossier area. 
  • Asbury Alumni and Friends - Whited Room Centenary College Cafeteria
  • Local Pastor & AM Fellowship - FUMC, Shreveport

Thursday June 8, 2017 5:15pm - 7:15pm
TBA

5:30pm

Dinner: Local Pastor & AM Fellowship

Send $15 check marked:  LP & AM Fellowship 

Mail to Rev. Caroline Wilkinson
500 Common Street
Shreveport, LA  71101


Thursday June 8, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

7:00pm

World Café - Fitness Center
Thursday June 8, 2017 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Centenary College-Fitness Center 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

8:45pm

 
Friday, June 9
 

6:30am

Morning Prayer - Amphitheater (Sponsored by UMM)
Friday June 9, 2017 6:30am - 7:00am
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

7:00am

4th Day Breakfast
Friday June 9, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Broadmoor UMC 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105

7:00am

4th Day Breakfast
Friday June 9, 2017 7:00am - 8:00am
Broadmoor UMC 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA 71105

8:00am

Teaching Moment - Dr. Greg Jones
Speakers
avatar for Dr. Greg Jones

Dr. Greg Jones

Dr. Greg Jones was named Executive Vice President and Provost of Baylor University effective May 16, 2016. He earned his B.A. magna cum laude in 1980 from the University of Denver and received his master’s degree in public policy and administration, also from Denver, in 1982... Read More →


Friday June 9, 2017 8:00am - 9:00am
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

9:00am

Break
Friday June 9, 2017 9:00am - 9:15am
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

9:15am

Business Session #2
  • Prayer
  • Committee on Journal
  • Constitutional Amendments
  • Retiree Recognition #2
  • Nominations Report
  • Lay Leader Report
  • CFA Report #2 &#3
  • Committee on Petitions/Resolutions #2
  • Recognition of Retiree Class of 2017
  • Wesley Awards #2
  • Report from Rules Committee
  • Courtesy Committee Report
  • Prayer

Friday June 9, 2017 9:15am - 12:00pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:00pm

Retirees Luncheon

Retirees Luncheon 

Contact Rev. Dr. Don Cottrill

revdccottrill@gmail.com


Friday June 9, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Noel UMC 520 Herndon Street, Shreveport, LA 71101

12:00pm

Traditional Wesleyan Fellowship Luncheon

Traditional Wesleyan Fellowship Luncheon 

Speaker:  Tom Lambrecht 

RSVP @ nnhiii@bellsouth.net $13.75


Friday June 9, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBA

12:00pm

Lunch Break
  • Be sure to check our app for restaurant recommendations near the Gold Dome. 
  • Retirees Luncheon - Noel UMC
  • Traditional Wesleyan Fellowship - Fitness Center, Centenary College
  • Reception Celebrating Missional Outreach and Engagement -                              Kilpatrick Auditorium Room 108, Centenary College

Friday June 9, 2017 12:00pm - 2:00pm
TBA

12:30pm

2:00pm

Business Session # 3 --- Board of Ordained Ministry
Friday June 9, 2017 2:00pm - 3:10pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

3:10pm

Stretch Break
Friday June 9, 2017 3:10pm - 3:15pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

3:15pm

Business Sesssion #4
  • Retiree Recognition #3
  • Disaster Response Report
  • Africa University
  • Wesley Awards #3
  • Board of Pension Report
  • Young Adult Report
  • Courtesy Committee
  • Prayer

Friday June 9, 2017 3:15pm - 5:00pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:00pm

Dinner Break
  • Duke Alumni - Asbury UMC
  • Perkins Alumni - Asbury UMC

Friday June 9, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:15pm

Dinner: Duke Alumni

RSVP to Joseph Awotwi 318-308-3672 or hvnbndjd8@gmail.com 


Friday June 9, 2017 5:15pm - 6:15pm
Ralph & Kackoo's 1700 Old Minden Rd, Bossier City, LA

5:30pm

Dinner: Perkins Alumni

Perkins Alumni   

Tickets contact Rachel McConnell-Switzer
Cost:  $15.00
318-572-8495 or email summergroveumc@gmail.com


Friday June 9, 2017 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Asbury UMC, Bossier City 3200 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111

7:00pm

Pre-Service Music
Friday June 9, 2017 7:00pm - 7:30pm
Asbury UMC, Bossier City 3200 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111

7:30pm

Service of Remembering
Speakers
avatar for Rev. Carol Winn Crawford

Rev. Carol Winn Crawford

Carol “Callie” Winn Crawford first came to Rayne in June 2003. Prior to her present appointment, she served churches in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans area as well as Campus Minister at the University of New Orleans, Southern in New Orleans, and Delgado Community College. Over... Read More →


Friday June 9, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Asbury UMC, Bossier City 3200 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111
 
Saturday, June 10
 

9:00am

Pre-Service Music
Saturday June 10, 2017 9:00am - 9:30am
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

9:30am

Celebration of Ministry
Speakers
avatar for Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey

Cynthia Fierro Harvey serves as bishop of the Louisiana Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, having been assigned there in September of 2012. The Louisiana Annual Conference is composed of 486 congregations and 118,725 members and includes the entire state of Louisiana... Read More →


Saturday June 10, 2017 9:30am - 11:30am
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

11:30am

Passing of the Mantle, Fixing Appointments and Sending Forth
Saturday June 10, 2017 11:30am - 12:30pm
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

12:00pm

Depart to Boldly Imagine
Saturday June 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
FUMC, Shreveport-Bain Hall Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

12:00pm

Reception Following Service
Saturday June 10, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165