Preliminary Conference Schedule

As different parts of the Annual Conference Session are set into place, they will be added to the schedule on this page. Everything is subject to change, but every effort will be made to keep this page up to date.

Please note: Ministry Displays are scheduled to be open to peruse throughout the day on the Friday and Saturday of Conference in the main room. Please be sure to check them out.

Day One

FRIDAY

JUNE 22, 2018

6:00-10:00 a.m.

Blueprint for Wellness

Showplex Center - Founders Room

8:30-9:45 a.m.

Opening Worship

Following an acknowledgement of First Peoples, our Opening Worship will include an Episcopal Address by Bishop Elaine JW Stanovsky and presentation of information on The Way Forward, marking the beginning of the conference session.

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10:00 a.m.

Plenary

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10:30 a.m. to Noon

Anatomy of Peace

1 of 3

Each Anatomy of Peace session will begin with a presentation by Dr. Brian Brown, ordained elder in the West Ohio Conference, who will help us see how peace in the world, the nation, the church and our families begins in our hearts. The presentation will be followed by small group gatherings.

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Noon

Lunch

  • Missions Lunch in South Foyer - Speaker: Rev. Joe Kariuki Kamau, UMVIM Coordinator from Nairubi, Kenya.
  • Church and Society Lunch in North Foyer — Learn More
  • Certified Lay Ministers Lunch at designated tables
  • Claremont Lunch at designated tables
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12:30 p.m.

Annual Conference Ad Hoc Choir Practice

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1:00-5:00 p.m.

Ministry Fair Displays Open

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1:15 p.m.

Clergy Session

Showplex Center - Founders Room

Laity Session

Showplex Center - Plenary Space

3:15 p.m.

Plenary

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3:45 p.m.

Anatomy of Peace

2 of 3

Each Anatomy of Peace session will begin with a presentation by Dr. Brian Brown, ordained elder in the West Ohio Conference, who will help us see how peace in the world, the nation, the church and our families begins in our hearts. The presentation will be followed by small group gatherings.

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5:30 p.m.

Dinner

  • Meal - Dining Space

  • Dinner with Board of Ordained Ministry Chairs - North Foyer

    Board of Ordained Ministry Chair Rev. Lara Bolger, and Vice Chair, Geoff Helton, are available to meet with anyone who has questions about the ordination process. Whether you are in the process, thinking about starting it or want to find out more, come by and have dinner with them.  They welcome the opportunity to get to know you. 

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7:00-9:00 p.m.

Ministry Fair Displays Open

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7:00 p.m.

Focus Sessions

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Administrative Support Focus Session - Founders Room


8:25 p.m.

Memorial Service Rehearsal

Showplex Center - Plenary Space

Day Two

SATURDAY

JUNE 23, 2018

8:30 a.m.

Anatomy of Peace & Opening Prayer

3 of 3

Each Anatomy of Peace session will begin with a presentation by Dr. Brian Brown, ordained elder in the West Ohio Conference, who will help us see how peace in the world, the nation, the church and our families begins in our hearts. The presentation will be followed by small group gatherings.

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10:15 a.m.

Retiree Celebration & Plenary

This service is dedicated to those among us who are retiring from appointed ministry. Please join in recognizing their years of service, their wisdom, and their continuing journeys. Time includes reading of Appointments.

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Noon

Lunch

  • Orientation for Ministry in South Foyer
  • Retiree Luncheon in North Foyer
  • Extension Ministers - Gathering in Food Court
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12:40 p.m.

Annual Conference Ad Hoc Choir Practice

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1:00-5:30 p.m.

Ministry Fair Displays Open

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1:30 p.m.

Plenary & Reports

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5:30 p.m.

Dinner

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7:00 p.m.

Reception for Memorial Families

Showplex Center - North Foyer

7:30 p.m.

Memorial Service

A service to remember clergy, spouses, beloved laity, and episcopal leadership who passed away during the previous year.

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8:30 p.m.

Commissioning/Ordination Service Rehearsal

Showplex Center - Plenary Space

Day Three

SUNDAY

JUNE 24, 2018

8:30 a.m.

Plenary

Showplex Center - Plenary Space

9:00 a.m.

District Meetings

First gathering in new Missional Districts. Various locations in Showplex Center TBA.

10:00 a.m.

Scone Break

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10:30 a.m.

Commissioning and Ordination Service

The Service of Word and Table for Commissioning and Ordination for the 2018 Pacific Northwest Annual Conference session will conclude our time together.

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Need Help?

If you have questions about registration, please contact our AC Registrar, Gretchen Engle - (206) 870-6835.

PNWAC18 Session

Washington State Fairgrounds
Showplex Center | Puyallup, WA
June 22 to June 24, 2018 

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