Schedule

All planned activities will be located at the Century II Convention Center (225 W Douglas Ave.) in Wichita, Kansas unless otherwise noted. This is a preliminary schedule outlining start and end times as well as worship times and meals. Please note times may change between now and the beginning of June.

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Wednesday, June 13
1:30-7 p.m. Registration — Century II Connecting Lobby
2-4 p.m. Listening service (optional) — Grand Eagle Ballroom Hyatt Regency
7-8:30 p.m. Service of remembrance and communion — Century II Convention Hall
8:30-9:30 p.m. Meet and greet — Century II Expo Hall
Thursday, June 14
7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Registration — Century II Connecting Lobby
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Business session of the annual conference — Century II Convention Hall
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Clergy session — Grand Eagle Ballroom Hyatt Regency
  Laity session — Century II Convention Hall
12:05-1:30 p.m. Adjournment for lunch
1:30-5 p.m. Second plenary session — Century II Convention Hall
5:30 p.m. Adjournment for dinner, followed by a retirement celebration — Cypress Hyatt Regency
   
Friday, June 15
8:15-8:45 a.m. Worship led by youth — Century II Convention Hall
9 a.m.-12:10 p.m. Learning opportunities — Tree Rooms Hyatt Regency
1:40-5 p.m. Business of the annual conference — Century II Convention Hall
7 p.m. Ordination service — Century II Convention Hall
   
Saturday, June 16
8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Business of the annual conference — Century II Convention Hall
12 p.m. Adjournment

 

Other scheduled activities related to the annual conference session
Wednesday, June 13
2-7 p.m. UMCOR donation drop-off
5 p.m. United Methodist Men's Dinner and Auction — First UMC (330 N Broadway St.)
Thursday, June 14
7 a.m. Elkhorn Valley District breakfast — Cypress B
  Missouri River District breakfast — Cypress A
  Extension Ministry breakfast — Redbud A
8 a.m.-6 p.m. UMCOR donation drop-off
12:05-1:30 p.m. No program lunch — Expo Hall
  Mission lunch — Cypress AB
5:30 p.m. Retirement dinner and celebration — Cypress AB (celebration starts at 6:30)
Friday, June 15
12:10-1:40 p.m. Youth and campus ministries lunch — Riverview Ballroom
  No program lunch — Expo Hall
12-1:30 p.m. UMW lunch — First UMC (330 N Broadway St.)
5 p.m. No program dinner — Expo Hall
  Ordination dinner — Cypress A
Saturday, June 16
7 a.m. Therefore Go 5K — Hyatt Regency bike path
7:30 a.m. Blue River District breakfast — Cedar