2014 Annual Conference Live Streaming

 

Go to https://new.livestream.com/vaumc/ac2014

Live streaming of the 2014 Virginia Annual Conference will be available, beginning at 1 p.m. Friday, June 20, by clicking on the link above. You can also view the live stream on the Virginia Conference Facebook page. It can also be viewed by going to the LiveStream website, http://new.livestream.com/VAUMC/AC2014. You will be able to watch using a web browser on a PC, a web browser or LiveStream App on a smartphone or tablet, and on a TV using Roku on the LiveStream channel. The link to search for is vaumc or AC2014. See schedule below for sessions that will be live streamed.

232nd Virginia Annual Conference
June 20–22, 2014
Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton, Virginia
Bishop Young Jin Cho, Presiding

Friday, June 20
1-2:45 p.m. Laity Session
Music - Cross Purposes Praise Band, Wellspring UMC, Williamsburg
Liturgical Dance - Gabby Burge, Wellspring UMC, Williamsburg
Message - “What is Creative Worship” - Warren Harper, Conference Lay Leader
Youth Presentation on “Fusion 14” - Austin Parker, Danville District; Josh Bowman, Farmville District; Leigh Wrabley, Lynchburg District; and Brian Mateer, Director of Youth Ministries, First UMC   
Prison Ministry Presentation - the Rev. Lynn Litchfield
3-5 p.m. Opening Plenary Session
3:00 p.m. Call to Order - Bishop Young Jin Cho
3:35 p.m. Episcopal Address - Bishop Young Jin Cho
4:05 p.m. Cabinet Report - Rev. Larry Davies
4:20 p.m. Recognition of New Faith Communities - Rev. Larry Davies
4:50 p.m. Historical Society Meeting - Dr. Stephen Mansfield
5:00 p.m. - Recess for Dinner
7:30-9 p.m. A Service of Remembrance and Holy Communion
Sermon - “Going to Seed” - Rev. Rhonda VanDyke Colby, Vice President for Student Life, Shenandoah University
Holy Communion - Bishop Young Jin Cho

Saturday, June 21
8:30-11 a.m. Plenary Session
8:30 a.m. First Teaching Session - Rev. Dr. Elmer Colyer, Professor of Systematic Theology, Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
9:05 a.m. Laity Address - Warren Harper, Conference Lay Leader
9:20 a.m. Equitable Compensation Report - Thomas Nealley
9:30 a.m. Council on Finance and Administration Report - Nathaniel L. Bishop
9:40 a.m. Board of Pensions Report - Rev. Clarence Brown
10:10 a.m. All Things New-Equipping Vital Congregations - Rev. Larry Davies, Chair of Bishop’s All Things New-Equipping Vital Congregations Task Force
Discipleship Circles - Martha Stokes, Director of Inclusivity and Lay Leadership Excellence,
Common Table Report - Rev. Marc Brown, Director of Connectional Ministries, and Warren Harper, Conference Lay Leader
VCU Wesley Foundation Report - Rev. J. D. Daniely, Director, Wesley Foundation, Virginia Commonwealth University
The Advance - George Howard, Deputy General Secretary of Mission and Evangelism, General Board of Global Ministries   
Common Table Recommendations - Warren Harper, Conference Lay Leader
Imagine No Malaria       
Election of Boards and Agencies
Consecration of Conference Leadership
10:45 a.m. Greetings - Rev. Dr. Susan Henry-Crowe, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
Denman Awards - Beth Christian
Conference Related Educational Institutions - Rev. John Peters, Executive Director, Association of Educational Institutions, and Dr. Tracy Fitzsimons, President of Shenandoah University
11 a.m.-12 Noon Mission Worship Service
Sermon - "It is what it is!" - Bishop Robert Hayes Jr., Oklahoma Conference
Commissioning Pat Watkins as Missionary
Commissioning of Deaconesses Laarni BiBay and Anselma Samson
Annual Conference Offering
12 noon - Recess for Lunch
2-2:45 p.m.     Annual Conference Retirement Service
Sermon - “Renewed by Remaining” - Rev. Jim Nolan, Pastor, Reveille UMC, Richmond District
2:45-5 p.m. Plenary Session
2:45 p.m. Second Teaching Session - Rev. Dr. Elmer Colyer, Professor of Systematic Theology, Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
3:15 p.m. Witness - Rev. Sherry Daniels, pastor, Portia Murphy, Frieda Clark, Norfolk UMC, Elizabeth River District
Witness - Rev. Todd Schlechty, pastor, The Vine, Arlington District
3:30 p.m. Site Selection Committee Report - Rev. Doug Geeting, President, Site Selection Committee
3:40 p.m. Resolutions - Rev. Mochel Morris, Chair, Committee on Resolutions
5:00 p.m. Recess for Dinner
7:30-9:30 p.m. A Service for the Ordering of Ministry
Sermon - “Membership Has Its Privileges” - Bishop Robert E. Hayes, Jr.
Licensing Of Local Pastors
Commissioning Of Provisional Members For Service
Ordaining Of A Deacon
Ordaining Of Elders
Recognition Of Orders

Sunday, June 22
8:30-11 a.m. Plenary Session
8:30 a.m. Third Teaching Session - Rev. Dr. Elmer Colyer, Professor of Systematic Theology, Stanley Professor of Wesley Studies, University of Dubuque Theological Seminary
9:00 a.m. Witness - Rev. Norma Dean, Gayle Johnson, Westover UMC
Witness - Rev. Donald Gibson, Robin Powell, Jennifer Strother, Basic United Methodist Church, Staunton District
9:15 a.m. Report of the Minutes Committee - Rev. Stanley Thompson
9:20 a.m. Report of the Treasurer and Statistician - David Dommisse
Virginia United MethodistFoundation - Stephen Clark, President
9:40 a.m. Report of Council on Finance and Administration - Nathaniel L. Bishop, Chair of CFA
10:00 a.m. Unfinished Conference Business and Resolutions
10:45 a.m. Recess to prepare for worship
11:00 a.m. Closing Worship / Reaffirmation of Baptism
Sermon - “Sing the Lord's Song in a Foreign Land” – Bishop Young Jin Cho
Reaffirmation of The Baptismal Covenant
Distribution of The Advocate
Fixing of Appointments
Adjournment

 

 

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