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Welcome to Annual Conference 2017
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Wednesday, June 7
 

6:00pm

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

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

12:30pm

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

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

5:15pm

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

7:00pm

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

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

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

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

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