Conference

Welcome to Annual Conference 2019

The 2019 theme, “BOLD & EFFECTIVE LEADERS: Wisdom, heart, courage” will focus on the need to lead through thoughtful and strategic innovation, passion and  compassion and determination.

By popular request, the pre-conference Golf Scramble and 5K Run-Walk-Bike will return on Wednesday, May 29, 1 pm and 4 pm respectively.

Event costs are the same again this year - no cost increase in 2019

We are pleased to report that the cost for attending the annual conference will not increase in 2019. Please budget now for your members to annual conference to attend. 

Registration - $125

Housing (Double Occupancy/Hotel) - $65 per night/per person

Meals (Includes gratuity) Lunch $15/Dinner $20

Expected cost to attend all four days $485.

Schedule Highlights:

Thursday, May 30, 2019:

  • 10:00 am – noon Opening Worship/Memorial Service
  • 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm Clergy and Laity Sessions
  • 4:00 pm Organization of Conference
  • 7:45 pm – 9:00 pm Legislative Committees

Friday, May 31, 2019:

  • 8:30 am - 9:30 am Worship
  • 10 am - noon Plenary, Elections
  • 1:30 pm - Teaching session
  • 2:30 pm - Nominations, Elections
  • 7:30 pm - Anishinabe Dance Exhibition
  • Open night for activities

Saturday, June 1, 2019:

  • 8:30 am – 9:30 am Worship
  • 10 am – 11 am Teaching Session/Elections
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Plenary, Elections
  • 1:30pm – 3:30 pm Celebrating the Journey of Ministry
  • 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm  Legislation
  • 7:00 pm - tba  Legislation/Final Balloting followed by Q&A with Bishop David Bard.

Sunday, June 2, 2019:

  • 9 am Worship
  • 9:30 am – noon Cabinet Report, Setting of Appointments
  • 2 pm Ordination and Commissioning Service
  • 5 pm Conference adjourns