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Welcome to Annual Conference 2017
Wednesday, June 7
 

9:00am CDT

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

12:00pm CDT

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

1:00pm CDT

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

3:30pm CDT

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

5:45pm CDT

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

6:00pm CDT

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

7:00pm CDT

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

6:30am CDT

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

7:30am CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College Centenary Room

7:30am CDT

7:30am CDT

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

8:00am CDT

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

8:30am CDT

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

9:30am CDT

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

10:30am CDT

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

11:30am CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:10pm CDT

Lunch: Extension Ministry

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


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

12:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

12:30pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Cafeteria 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:45pm CDT

Lunch: Reconciling Ministries

Contact: Max Zehner
Max.zehner@raynenola.org


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

1:00pm CDT

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

1:30pm CDT

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

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

2:30pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

2:30pm CDT

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

3:30pm CDT

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

3:35pm CDT

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

3:45pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

4:30pm CDT

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

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

5:00pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Cafeteria 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:00pm CDT

Gammon Dinner

RSVP James Graham                       

318-471-1631

jgraham993@aol.com


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

5:00pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College Cafeteria-Bynum Commons

5:15pm CDT

Candler Alumni Dinner

RSVP:  Rev. Allison Sauls 

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


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

5:15pm CDT

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 CDT
TBA

5:30pm CDT

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 CDT
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

7:00pm CDT

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

8:45pm CDT

Young Adult Collective Gathering (Young Adult 18 - 40 Years Old)
Thursday June 8, 2017 8:45pm - 10:30pm CDT
Twisted Root 8690 Line Avenue
 
Friday, June 9
 

6:30am CDT

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

7:00am CDT

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

7:00am CDT

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

8:00am CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

9:00am CDT

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

9:15am CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

12:00pm CDT

Retirees Luncheon

Retirees Luncheon 

Contact Rev. Dr. Don Cottrill

revdccottrill@gmail.com


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

12:00pm CDT

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 CDT
TBA

12:00pm CDT

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 CDT
TBA

12:30pm CDT

2:00pm CDT

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

3:10pm CDT

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

3:15pm CDT

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 CDT
Centenary College-Gold Dome 2911 Centenary Blvd, Shreveport, LA 71104

5:00pm CDT

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

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

5:15pm CDT

Dinner: Duke Alumni

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


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

5:30pm CDT

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 CDT
Asbury UMC, Bossier City 3200 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111

7:00pm CDT

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

7:30pm CDT

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 CDT
Asbury UMC, Bossier City 3200 Airline Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111
 
Saturday, June 10
 

9:00am CDT

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

9:30am CDT

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 CDT
FUMC, Shreveport Head of Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71165

11:30am CDT

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

12:00pm CDT

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

12:00pm CDT

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