SCHEDULE

2014 WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA ANNUAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18

3:00 p.m. Executive Session of Clergy Members

¶ 605.6 – “The actions of the clergy session shall be for and on behalf of the annual conference”

6:00 p.m. Dinner Recess  

THURSDAY, JUNE 19

10:00 a.m. Opening Worship, Service of Holy Communion

Offering Recipient: Imagine No Malaria

Rev. Cam West, President, Huntingdon College, Montgomery, Alabama, preaching

Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster, presiding

11:15 a.m. Break

11:30 a.m. Conference Plenary Business Session

Welcome from Lake Junaluska

Procedural Matters, Elections for Conference, and Consent Calendar

Committee on Nominations Plan of Organization and Rules

12:00 p.m. Lunch Recess

1:30 p.m. Bible Study

Rev. Jan Davis, Pastor, First Rowlett UMC, Rowlett, Texas, teaching

2:20 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. Conference Plenary Business Session – The WNCC Vision

Our vision is to increase the number of vital churches, fully engaged in God’s mission in our communities and in the world.

Conference Committee on Camp and Retreat Ministry

3:45 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. Disciple Dialogues

5:30 p.m. Dinner Recess

7:30 p.m. Evening Worship………………………….Bishop Jonathan Holston, South Carolina Conference preaching

FRIDAY, JUNE 20

7:15 a.m. Worship Service…………………………………………………………………………………….Memorial Chapel

8:30 a.m. Service of Commissioning of Provisional Members and Reception of an Associate Member

Rev. Jan Davis, preaching; Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster, liturgist

9:45 a.m. Annual Meeting of the Membership of the United Methodist Foundation of WNC, Inc.

10:00 a.m. Conference Plenary – Business Session

Board of Pensions and Health Benefits

11:30 a.m. Order of the Day – Recognition of Retiring Clergy Members

12:00 p.m. Lunch Recess

1:30 p.m. Bible Study……………………………………………………………………………..Rev. Cam West, teaching

2:20 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. Conference Plenary Business Session

Report of The Children’s Home

Council on Finance and Administration

2015 Conference Budget

Resolutions and Petitions

5:30 p.m. Dinner Recess

7:30 p.m. Evening Worship: Celebrating the Ministry of Laity

Laity Address………………………………………………………………………………………Bobbie Denny, speaking  

SATURDAY, JUNE 21

7:15 a.m. Worship Service………………………………………………………………………………Memorial Chapel

8:30 a.m. Order for Morning Prayer

8:45 a.m. Conference Plenary Business Session

Conference Committee on the Episcopacy

Board of Laity Report

Resolutions and Petitions

Concluding Conference Business

10:45 a.m. Break

11:15 a.m. Worship Service: Celebration of Life

Rev. Amy Coles, Smoky Mountain District Superintendent, preaching

12:30 p.m. Lunch Recess

7:30 p.m. Worship Service: Ordination of Deacons and Elders

Bishop Jonathan Holston, preaching; Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster, liturgist

SUNDAY, JUNE 22

9:00 a.m. Adult Sunday School – Memorial Chapel…………………………………………Rev. Robert V. Dodd, teaching

10:00 a.m. Closing Worship Service……………………………………………………Bishop Larry M. Goodpaster, preaching

Special Music by the Junaluska Singers, Melody Galloway, Director

Offering Recipient: Imagine No Malaria

Fixing of the Appointments and Sending Forth

Adjournment sine die