Annual Conference 2012: Theme Louder Than Before, Hearing New Voices (click here for brochure)
June 8-9 , Friday and Saturday: Youth groups are invited to participate
Friday, June 8:
6-8 pm: Street Party at the Springfield Expo Center
8:30-10:30 pm: Youth Activity
10:30 pm: Go to local churches to sleep
Saturday: June 9:
8 am: Annual Conference Session: Kenda Creasy Dean speaking,
9:30 am: Dismiss and go to St. Paul UMC
10 am to 1 pm: Mass Youth Choir practice at St. Paul for non-singers there will be workshops
10:30 to noon: workshop with Kenda Creasy Dean and Chuck Bomar for adults working with youth Lunch will be included and served at St. Paul UMC
1:30 pm Annual Conference Session: Chuck Bomar
3 pm: Choir rehearsal and workshops
about 5 pm: Dismiss for supper on your own 7 pm: Ordination Service
If you choose to stay Saturday night, churches will be available. You will need to be out of the church by 7 am on Sunday. There will be a 5K run/walk on Sunday morning. You will need to register for that separately. You are also invited to participate in the Sunday Morning worship at Annual Conference. There are no activities planned after Sunday worship.
The groups must bring adults that are SAfe Sanctuaries certified to chaperone and take responsiblity for the groups. The cost is $10 per person and includes lunch on Saturday and a t-shirt that will be worn at the Ordination Service.