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Following is the overall program of the 2016 General Conference in Portland, Oregon.  The Committee on Agenda will plan in detail each day’s business schedule once the Conference convenes.  The first week is assumed to be for legislative committee work through Saturday, and the second week is for plenary sessions.  All times listed are considered “Orders of the Day”.  Announcements will be held prior to the end of each Plenary as necessary.

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Saturday, May 7
 

9:00am

10:30am

 
Sunday, May 8
 

2:00pm

 
Monday, May 9
 

8:00am

9:00am

Committee on Reference
Monday May 9, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Room C120

9:30am

Briefing for Central Conference Women Delegates
(Not official activities of the General Conference)

Monday May 9, 2016 9:30am - 11:30am
Oregon 201-203

10:00am

1:30pm

2:00pm

2:00pm

Tablet Training – Central Conference Delegates
  • French: (Room Oregon 201-203)
    Joe Ndzulo / Matt Crum /  Rukang Chikomb / Pierre Omadjela / Anthony Gooding  
  • Swahili: (Room A103)
    Danny Mai / Betty Musau /  Joseph Mulongo / John Fusco
  • English: (Room A104)
    Caitlin Congdon / Andreas Elfving (Finland) / Kai Uwe Danneberg (Germany) 
  • Portuguese: (Room A105)
    Neelley Hicks / Naftal Naftal
  • Tagalog: (Room C121)
    Jenn Rodia / April Mercado (Philippines)
  • English: (Room C125)
    Overflow room
  • Russian: (Room C126)
    Chilima Karima

4:00pm

6:30pm

Briefing for Women Delegates
(Not official activities of the General Conference)

Monday May 9, 2016 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Oregon 201-203
 
Tuesday, May 10
 

8:00am

9:00am

Committees continue to meet as necessary
  • Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters  F150-152)
  • Committee on Reference (C120)
  • Committee on Calendar and Agenda (C122)
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges (C125)

Tuesday May 10, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
See specific meeting locations below

9:00am

Organization of Committees
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges (C125)
  • Committee on Credentials (C126)
  • Committee on the Journal (D134)
  • Committee on Presiding Officers (C121)

Tuesday May 10, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
See specific meeting locations below

9:00am

Orientation for Seminary Students

Orientation – The act or process of acquainting delegates and other official participants with the processes and procedures of how the General Conference functions and the role of participants within the work of the General Conference.


Tuesday May 10, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
D137-140

9:00am

Tablet Training – Central Conference Delegates
  • French: (Portland 255)
    Matt Crum /  Joe Ndzulo / Rukang Chikomb / Anthony Gooding  
  • Swahili: (Portland 253)
    Danny Mai / Betty Musau /  Joseph Mulongo
  • English: (Portland 252)
    Caitlin Congdon / Andreas Elfving (Finland) 
  • Portuguese: (Portland 254)
    Neelley Hicks / Naftal Naftal / John Fusco
  • Tagalog: (Rooms E145-146)
    Jenn Rodia / April Mercado (Philippines)
  • Russian: (Rooms D135-136)
    Pierre Omadjela / Chilima Karima

9:30am

Briefings
  • Briefing for Youth and Young Adult Delegates (Oregon 201)
  • A Briefing for Delegates of Color and Allies (Oregon 203)
    (Not official activities of the General Conference)

The Commission on the General Conference has granted authority to the Business Manager to make space available at the Convention Center for briefings provided by any of the General Agencies of The United Methodist Church to the extent that space is available. The General Conference agenda and registration processes may include briefing provided that they are clearly differentiated that these are events

sponsored by specific general agencies and not an official activity of the General Conference under the auspices of the Commission on the General Conference.

  • Briefing for Youth and Young Adult Delegates - sponsored by the Division on Ministries with Young People of the General Board of Discipleship
  • A Briefing for Delegates of Color and Allies - sponsored by the General Commission on Religion and Race

Tuesday May 10, 2016 9:30am - 11:30am
See specific meeting locations below

10:30am

12:15pm

2:00pm

3:30pm

Call to Order
  • Invitation to Authentic Engagement and Inter-cultural
  • Competency
  • Christian Conferencing
  • Presentation by the Committee on Faith and Order

Tuesday May 10, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:30pm

Afternoon Break
Tuesday May 10, 2016 4:30pm - 4:45pm
Pre-function C/D

4:45pm

Organization of the General Conference
  • Roll Call and Setting the Bar of the Conference
  • Emergency Procedures, Queueing System Introduction and Testing the Voting System
  • Commission on the General Conference Report and Plan of Organization and Rules of the General Conference
  • Elections
    Coordinator of the Calendar
    Inter-jurisdictional Committee on the Episcopacy
    General Conference Administrative Committees
  • Report of the Committee on Agenda and Calendar
  • Committee on Presiding Officers
  • Announcements

Tuesday May 10, 2016 4:45pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Tuesday May 10, 2016 5:00pm - 5:01pm
Exhibit Hall E
 
Wednesday, May 11
 

7:00am

Committee on Calendar and Agenda > Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Calendar and Agenda (Room C122)
  • Committee on Reference (Room C120) 

Wednesday May 11, 2016 7:00am - 9:55am
See specific meeting locations in the description

8:00am

Worship
Preacher
Wednesday May 11, 2016 8:00am - 8:30am
Exhibit Halls C and D

8:30am

Episcopal Address > Greetings for Portland Voting System Demonstration > Election of Facilitation Group > Reports
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
  • Committee on Credentials
  • Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
  • Committee on the Journal
  • Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar
  • Committee on Presiding Officers

Announcements


Wednesday May 11, 2016 8:30am - 10:25am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:25am

Morning Break
Wednesday May 11, 2016 10:25am - 10:45am
Oregon Convention Center

11:25am

11:35am

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Wednesday May 11, 2016 11:35am - 12:05pm
Oregon 203

12:55pm

2:55pm

Afternoon Break
Wednesday May 11, 2016 2:55pm - 3:15pm
Pre-function C/D

3:15pm

Organization of the Legislative Committees
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees  01-CA   (Room P254)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 02-CB  (Room F150-152)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 03-CO  (Room E145-146) 
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 04-DI   (Rooms P256-257)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 05-FO  (Room P253) 
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 06-FA   (Rooms E141-144) 
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 07-GA  (Oregon 202) 
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 08-GM  (Room P252)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 09-IC    (Rooms D137-140)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 10-JA   (Rooms D135-136)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 11-LC    (Rooms P255)
  • Organization of the Legislative Committees - 12-MH   (Rooms P251, 258)

Wednesday May 11, 2016 3:15pm - 5:15pm
See specific meeting locations in the description

4:00pm

Tablet Training – Central Conference Delegates

This session is for people to come in and out as needed - anytime between 4:00 and 7:00.


Wednesday May 11, 2016 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Portland Ballroom 251/288

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Wednesday May 11, 2016 5:00pm - 5:01pm
Exhibit Hall E

5:15pm

5:15pm

Dinner > Mandatory Leadership Training

Mandatory Leadership Training for Legislative Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs, Parliamentarians, Secretaries, Assistant Secretaries, Recorders, and Sub- Committee Chairs, Small Group Leaders and Facilitation Group


Wednesday May 11, 2016 5:15pm - 9:15pm
See specific meeting locations below
 
Thursday, May 12
 

7:00am

Seminary Student Briefing
Thursday May 12, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Agenda and Calendar / Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar (Room C122)
  • Committee on Reference (Room C120)

Thursday May 12, 2016 7:00am - 9:55am
See specific meeting locations in the description

8:00am

Worship
Preacher
Thursday May 12, 2016 8:00am - 8:45am
Exhibit Halls C and D

8:45am

Morning Plenary
Introduction of Representatives from Affiliated
Autonomous Churches, Affiliated United Churches,
and Concordat Churches
o Reports (as needed):
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
  • Committee on Credentials
  • Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
  • Committee on the Journal
  • Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar
  • Committee on Presiding Officers
  • Monitors
o Nominations
o Report from Rules committee of the commissionion GC

Thursday May 12, 2016 8:45am - 10:50am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:50am

Morning Break
Thursday May 12, 2016 10:50am - 11:10am
Oregon Convention Center

11:10am

Legislative Committees
  • Legislative Committees - 01-CA (Room P254)
  • Legislative Committees - 02-CB (Rooms F150-152)
  • Legislative Committees - 03-CO (Rooms E145-146)
  • Legislative Committees - 04-DI (Rooms P256-257)
  • Legislative Committees - 05-FO (Room P253)
  • Legislative Committees - 06-FA (Rooms E141-144)
  • Legislative Committees - 07-GA (Oregon 202)
  • Legislative Committees - 08-GM (Room P252)
  • Legislative Committees - 09-IC (Rooms D137-140)
  • Legislative Committees - 10-JA (Rooms D135-136)
  • Legislative Committees - 11-LC (Room P255)
  • Legislative Committees - 12-MH (Rooms P251, 258)

Thursday May 12, 2016 11:10am - 12:30pm
See specific meeting locations in the description

12:30pm

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Thursday May 12, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon 203

1:30pm

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Thursday May 12, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Thursday May 12, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Hall E

6:20pm

Closing Devotion
Thursday May 12, 2016 6:20pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

6:30pm

Dinner Meeting
Organization of the Inter-jurisdictional Committe on Episcopacy including election of officers and executive committee

Thursday May 12, 2016 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Oregon 203
 
Friday, May 13
 

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Friday May 13, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Agenda and Calendar > Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar (Room C122)
  • Committee on Reference (Room C120)

Friday May 13, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
See specific meeting locations in the description

8:00am

Worship
Preacher
Friday May 13, 2016 8:00am - 8:45am
Exhibit Halls C and D

8:45am

Plenary Session > Laity Address > Connectional Table: State of the Church and Vision Casting > GCFA Report > Reports:
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
  • Committee on Credentials
  • Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
  • Committee on the Journal
  • Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar
  • Committee on Presiding Officers
Announcements

Friday May 13, 2016 8:45am - 9:35am
Exhibit Halls C and D

9:35am

Morning Break
Friday May 13, 2016 9:35am - 9:55am
Oregon Convention Center

9:55am

Legislative Committees
  • Legislative Committees - 01-CA (Room P254)
  • Legislative Committees - 02-CB (Rooms F150-152)
  • Legislative Committees - 03-CO (Rooms E145-146)
  • Legislative Committees - 04-DI (Rooms P256-257)
  • Legislative Committees - 05-FO (Room P253)
  • Legislative Committees - 06-FA (Rooms E141-144)
  • Legislative Committees - 07-GA (Room Oregon 202)
  • Legislative Committees - 08-GM (Room P252)
  • Legislative Committees - 09-IC (Rooms D137-140)
  • Legislative Committees - 10-JA (Room  D135-136) 
  • Legislative Committees - 11-LC (Room P255)
  • Legislative Committees - 12-MH (Rooms P251, 258)

Friday May 13, 2016 9:55am - 12:30pm
See specific meeting locations in the description

12:15pm

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Friday May 13, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon 203

1:30pm

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Friday May 13, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

6:20pm

6:20pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Friday May 13, 2016 6:20pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Hall E
 
Saturday, May 14
 

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Saturday May 14, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

8:00am

Worship
Preacher
Saturday May 14, 2016 8:00am - 8:45am
Exhibit Halls C and D

8:45am

Plenary Session > Young People’s Address > Group Discernment Introduction Session > Reports:
  • Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
  • Committee on Credentials
  • Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
  • Committee on the Journal
  • Committee on Reference
  • Committee on Agenda and Calendar
  • Committee on Presiding Officers

Announcements


Saturday May 14, 2016 8:45am - 9:35am
Exhibit Halls C and D

9:35am

Morning Break
Saturday May 14, 2016 9:35am - 9:55am
Oregon Convention Center

9:55am

12:15pm

12:25pm

1:15pm

2:55pm

Afternoon Break
Saturday May 14, 2016 2:55pm - 3:15pm
Oregon Convention Center

3:15pm

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Saturday May 14, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Hall E

5:30pm

Dinner
Saturday May 14, 2016 5:30pm - 7:30pm
On your own

7:30pm

9:20pm

Closing Devotion (Legislative Committee)
(Adjourment - no later than 9:30 p.m.)

Saturday May 14, 2016 9:20pm - 9:30pm
Portland, Oregon 202, D, E, F
 
Monday, May 16
 

6:30am

Committee on Reference
Monday May 16, 2016 6:30am - 7:00am
Room C120

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Monday May 16, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

8:00am

Worship
Consecration of Deaconesses and Home Missioners

Preacher
Monday May 16, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

9:00am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer

• Reports (as needed):
o Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
o Committee on Credentials
o Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
o Committee on the Journal o Committee on Reference
o Committee on Agenda and Calendar
o Committee on Presiding Officers
o Monitors

Consent Calendars
Four Areas of Focus (15 minutes)
Vital Congregation Moments (5 minutes)

Monday May 16, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:00am

Morning Break
Monday May 16, 2016 10:00am - 10:20am
Oregon Convention Center

10:20am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer
Voting Demonstrations

Elections:
Trustees of John Street Church
250th Anniversary: John Street Church (7 minutes)

Elections:
Judicial Council
Secretary-designate of the General Conference Commission on the General Conference
General Agencies
University Senate
Standing Committee on Central Conference Matters

Monday May 16, 2016 10:20am - 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

12:30pm

Lunch Recess – on your own
Monday May 16, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
On your own

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Monday May 16, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon 203

2:00pm

Afternoon Plenary
Opening Prayer
Global Social Principles (10 minutes)
Calendar Items & Conference Business 
150th Anniversary: United Methodist Women (3:53 P.M.) (7 minutes)

Monday May 16, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Monday May 16, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

Evening Plenary
Opening Prayer
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Africa University (5:25 P.M.) (15 minutes)
Higher Education Report (5:40 P.M.) (30 minutes)

Monday May 16, 2016 4:20pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Monday May 16, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Hall E

6:10pm

Closing Devotion
Monday May 16, 2016 6:10pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

6:30pm

Adjournment
Monday May 16, 2016 6:30pm - 6:35pm
Oregon Convention Center
 
Tuesday, May 17
 

6:30am

Committee on Agenda and Calendar
Tuesday May 17, 2016 6:30am - 8:00am
C122

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Tuesday May 17, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Reference
Tuesday May 17, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Room C120

8:00am

Worship
Worship
Preacher: Bishop Ivan M. Abrahams
 General Secretary, World Methodist Council Methodist Church of Southern Africa
Ecumenical Introductions
Anniversary: Birth of the AME Church

Presider

Tuesday May 17, 2016 8:00am - 10:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:00am

Morning Break
Tuesday May 17, 2016 10:00am - 10:20am
Oregon Convention Center

10:20am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer

• Reports (as needed):
o Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
o Committee on Credentials
o Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
o Committee on the Journal
o Committee on Reference
o Committee on Agenda and Calendar
o Committee on Presiding Officers
o Monitors

Consent Calendars
Calendar Items & Conference Business

Tuesday May 17, 2016 10:20am - 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

12:30pm

Lunch Recess – on your own
Tuesday May 17, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
On your own

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Tuesday May 17, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon 203

2:00pm

Afternoon Plenary
Opening Prayer
Recognition of Retiring Bishops
Presentation of new Episcopal Leadership Team
Calendar Items & Conference Business

Tuesday May 17, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Tuesday May 17, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

Evening Plenary
Calendar Items & Conference Business
“Missing in Action” – United Methodist Men (6:03 P.M.) (7 minutes)

Tuesday May 17, 2016 4:20pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Tuesday May 17, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Hall E

6:10pm

Closing Devotion
Tuesday May 17, 2016 6:10pm - 6:30pm
Oregon Convention Center

6:30pm

Adjournment
Tuesday May 17, 2016 6:30pm - 6:35pm
Oregon Convention Center
 
Wednesday, May 18
 

6:30am

Committee on Agenda and Calendar
Wednesday May 18, 2016 6:30am - 8:00am
C122

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Wednesday May 18, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Reference
Wednesday May 18, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Room C120

8:00am

Worship
Preacher
Wednesday May 18, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

9:00am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer

• Reports (as needed):
o Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
o Committee on Credentials o Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
o Committee on the Journal
o Committee on Reference
o Committee on Agenda and Calendar
o Committee on Presiding Officers
o Monitors

Calendar Items & Conference Business
Imagine No Malaria (9:48 A.M.) (12 minutes)

Wednesday May 18, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:00am

Morning Break
Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:00am - 10:20am
Oregon Convention Center

10:20am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Global AIDS Report (12:18 P.M.) (7 minutes)
Vital Congregation Moments (12:25 P.M.) (5 minutes)

Wednesday May 18, 2016 10:20am - 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

12:30pm

Lunch Recess – on your own
Wednesday May 18, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
On your own

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Wednesday May 18, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon 203

2:00pm

Afternoon Plenary
Opening Prayer
Calendar Items & Conference Business
General Board of Pensions and Health Benefits Report (3:51 P.M.) (7 minutes)
30th Anniversary: Disciple Bible Study (3:58 P.M.) (2 minutes)

Wednesday May 18, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Wednesday May 18, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

Evening Plenary
Open Prayer
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Report on the Sand Creek Massacre (5:40 P.M.) (30 minutes)

Wednesday May 18, 2016 4:20pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Wednesday May 18, 2016 5:00pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Hall E

6:10pm

Closing Devotion
Wednesday May 18, 2016 6:10pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

6:30pm

Adjournment
Wednesday May 18, 2016 6:30pm - 6:35pm
Oregon Convention Center
 
Thursday, May 19
 

6:30am

Committee on Agenda and Calendar
Thursday May 19, 2016 6:30am - 8:00am
C122

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Thursday May 19, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Reference
Thursday May 19, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Room C120

8:00am

8:00am

Worship
Commissioning of Missionaries

Preacher

Thursday May 19, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

9:00am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer

• Reports (as needed):
o Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
o Committee on Credentials
o Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
o Committee on the Journal
o Committee on Reference
o Committee on Agenda and Calendar
o Committee on Presiding Officers
o Monitors

Calendar Items & Conference Business
Vital Congregation Moments (9:55 A.M.) (5 minutes)

Thursday May 19, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:00am

Morning Break
Thursday May 19, 2016 10:00am - 10:20am
Oregon Convention Center

10:20am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer
200th Anniversary: Death of Francis Asbury
Calendar Items & Conference Business
60th Anniversary: Ordination of Women (12:29 P.M.) 

Thursday May 19, 2016 10:20am - 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

12:30pm

Lunch Recess – on your own
Thursday May 19, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
On your own

12:40pm

Service of Holy Communion
Presider

Thursday May 19, 2016 12:40pm - 1:10pm
Oregon Convention Center

2:00pm

Afternoon Plenary
Opening Prayer
Recognition of retiring Judicial Council Members
Introduction of new Judicial Council Members
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Recognition of Neil M. Alexander (3:58 P.M.) (2 minutes)

Thursday May 19, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Thursday May 19, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

Afternoon Plenary
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Report from the Committee on Peace (6:00 P.M.) (10 minutes)
Korean Association of The United Methodist Church

Thursday May 19, 2016 4:20pm - 6:10pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

5:00pm

Daily Deadline for DCA Printing
Thursday May 19, 2016 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Exhibit Hall E

6:10pm

Closing Devotion
Thursday May 19, 2016 6:10pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

6:30pm

Adjournment
Thursday May 19, 2016 6:30pm - 6:35pm
Oregon Convention Center
 
Friday, May 20
 

6:30am

7:00am

Seminary Students Briefing
Friday May 20, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
D137-140

7:00am

Committee on Reference
Friday May 20, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Room C120

8:00am

Worship
Presider

Friday May 20, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Oregon Convention Center

9:00am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer

• Reports (as needed):
o Committee on Courtesies and Privileges
o Committee on Credentials
o Committee on Correlation and Editorial Revision
o Committee on the Journal o Committee on Reference
o Committee on Agenda and Calendar
o Committee on Presiding Officers
o Monitors

Calendar Items & Conference Business
Vital Congregation Moments (9:55 A.M.) (5 minutes)

Friday May 20, 2016 9:00am - 10:00am
Exhibit Halls C and D

10:00am

Morning Break
Friday May 20, 2016 10:00am - 10:20am
Oregon Convention Center

10:20am

Morning Plenary
Opening Prayer
GCFA Report
Calendar Items & Conference Business

Friday May 20, 2016 10:20am - 12:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

12:30pm

Lunch Recess – on your own
Friday May 20, 2016 12:30pm - 2:00pm
On your own

12:40pm

2:00pm

Afternoon Plenary
Opening Prayer
GC Staff Recognitions (18 minutes)
Recognition of Rev. L. Fitzgerald Reist, II (2 minutes)
Calendar Items & Conference Business

Friday May 20, 2016 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Exhibit Halls C and D

4:00pm

Afternoon Break
Friday May 20, 2016 4:00pm - 4:20pm
Oregon Convention Center

4:20pm

Evening Plenary
Opening Prayer
Calendar Items & Conference Business
Closing Message (15 minutes)
Closing Worship
 - Preacher: Bishop Bruce Ough
Final Adjournment

Preacher
Friday May 20, 2016 4:20pm - 6:30pm
Exhibit Halls C and D