Conference Schedule 2015


Oregon-Idaho

Annual Conference 2015

   (Updated 6-4-15, subject to changes.)

 

 

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Board of Ordained Ministry (Grand Hotel Boardroom)

 

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

8:00 a.m. Board of Ordained Ministry (Grand Hotel Boardroom)

12:00 p.m. Ministry Marketplace set-up (1st and 2nd floor hallways)

3:00 p.m. Volunteers Orientation (1st floor Santiam 1)

4:00-5:30 p.m. Youth members check in (1st floor Lobby of SCC)

4:00-8:00 p.m. On-site check-in (1st floor Lobby of SCC)

4:00 p.m. Cokesbury Bookstore opens

6:00 p.m. Page training with Floor Manager (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)

6:30 p.m. New (and returning!) Members Orientation (1st floor Santiam 1)

7:00 p.m. Coffee House sponsored by Reconciling United Methodists (1st floor Santiam 2-3)

 

Thursday, June 11, 2015

8:00 a.m. Cokesbury bookstore open (second floor Croisan A & B)

8:45 a.m. Laity Session (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom & rooms TBA)

9:00 a.m. Clergy Session (MICAH Building, Salem 1st United Methodist Church)

10:45 a.m. Boise 1st Epworth Chorale set-up (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Laity Workshops (rooms TBA)

12:00 p.m. Lunch (1st floor Santiam rooms)
                  General Lunch     Santiam 1
                  Boston U. Alumni Lunch    Santiam 2
                  Claremont U. Alumni Lunch    Santiam 3
                  Town & Country Churches Lunch    Santiam 4
                  Christians Engaged in Faith Formation    Santiam 5
                  Crater Lake District Lunch    Santiam 6
                  Sessions Committee Lunch    Croisan C
                  Extension Ministers Lunch with the Bishop (Grand Hotel, Bentley’s restaurant)

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Ministry Marketplace Focus Time

1:30 p.m. Living the Connection - Plenary Session #1 (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)
                Native American Blessing, Opening Worship & Bishop's address, Nominations report,
                Legislative forum, Hosting General Conference, Native American Presentation

5:30 p.m. Dinner (1st floor Santiam rooms)   
                General Dinner    Santiam 1
                Willamette U. Alumni Dinner    Santiam 3
                DinnerChurch    Santiam 5
                Global Missions Dinner    Santiam 6

6:30 p.m. Rehearsal for Memorial Service (2nd floor, Willamette Ballroom)

7:00 p.m. Clergy Robing    (2nd floor, Pringle room)

7:00 p.m. Memorial Service families gather    (2nd floor, Croisan C)

7:30 p.m. Memorial Service, (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)
                Reception (first floor Santiam 2-3)

9:00 p.m. Rehearsal for Ordination and Commissioning Worship service (Salem 1st UMC)

 

Friday, June 12, 2015

(Voting will take place at various times in Plenary sessions Friday and Saturday)

6:00-10:00 a.m. Blueprint for Wellness - Health Screening (Grand Hotel boardroom)

8:00 a.m. Cokesbury bookstore open (second floor Croisan A & B)

8:30 a.m. Living the Connection - Plenary Session #2 (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)
                Native American Blessing, Prayer and Praise, General Conference Delegates, Ministry
                Leadership Team, Council on Finance & Administration, Board of Pension & Health, Board
                of Ordained Ministry, Legislative Forum, Appointments

12:00 p.m. Lunch (1st floor Santiam rooms)
                  General Lunch    Santiam 1
                  Sage District Lunch    Santiam 4-5
                  Columbia District Lunch    Santiam 6
                  Sessions Committee Lunch    Croisan C
                  Retirees Luncheon (by invitation)    Santiam rooms 2-3

1:30 p.m. Living the Connection - Plenary Session #3 (second floor Willamette Ballroom)
                Native American blessing, Worship Act of Repentance, Lay Leader Address, Recognition of Retirees,
                Council on Finance & Administration, Legislative Forum

5:00-6:00 p.m. Ministry Marketplace Focus Time

6:00 p.m. Circles Around the World – 2015 Dinner & Awards (1st floor, Santiam Ballroom)
                    Celebrating the global United Methodist Church

 

Saturday, June 13, 2015

6:00-10:00 a.m. Blueprint for Wellness - Health Screening (Grand Hotel boardroom)

7:00 a.m. Miles4Malaria 5K Fun Run/Walk registration at Minto Bown Park - Public welcome!

7:30-8:30 a.m. Miles4Malaria 5K Fun Run/Walk at Minto Brown Park - Public Welcome!

8:00 a.m. Cokesbury bookstore open (2nd floor Croisan A & B)

8:30-9:45 a.m. Order of Deacons meeting (Santiam 2)

(Voting will take place at various times in Plenary sessions Friday and Saturday)

10:00 a.m. Living the Connection - Plenary Session #4 (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)
                  Native American blessing, Prayer and Praise, Equitable Compensation, Council on Finance
                  & Administration Budget vote, Imagine No Malaria, Legislative Forum

12:00 p.m. Lunch (1st floor Santiam rooms)
                  UM Women Lunch    Santiam 1
                  General Lunch    Santiam 2
                  CLD Reunion Lunch    Santiam 3
                  Lay Assigned Pastors Lunch    Santiam 4
                  Licensed Local Pastors Lunch    Santiam 5
                  Cascadia District Lunch    Santiam 6
                  Youth Lunch with Bishop Hagiya   (off-site restaurant)
                            (For info contact Anna Eckelbarger Salas: ajeckelbarger@gmail.com)

1:30 p.m. Living the Connection - Plenary Session #5 (2nd floor Willamette Ballroom)
                Native American blessing, Prayer and Praise, Introduce Delegation, Board of Camp & Retreat
                Ministries, Legislative Forum, Nominations Report vote, Trustees, Church Closures, Introduction of
                UM Volunteers in Mission Teams, Holy Land Task Force, Appointments, Ministry Leadership Team
               

5:30 p.m. Cokesbury bookstore closes

5:30 p.m. Dinner (1st floor Santiam rooms)
                General Dinner    Santiam 1
                Methodist Federation for Social Action    Santiam 2-3

7:00 -7:30 Shuttle vans to Salem 1st UMC (Salem Convention Center - Commercial St. side)

7:30 p.m. Service of Ordination and Commissioning, (Salem First United Methodist Church)
                  Reception

 

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