Annual Conference Information

Annual Conference 2018 

May 31 - June 2, 2018  - Hershey Lodge 

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REGISTRATION FOR ANNUAL

CONFERENCE IS OPEN 
  

Please see the conference website www.susumc.org and click on the banner that says "Better Together: One with Christ" 2018 Annual Conference where you will find the Registration Book, which you should read in preparation for registration which will be at the same site starting Tuesday at noon. All registrations for annual conference will be online. Your registration is not considered complete until payment has been received. (If paying by check, the deadline for payment is May 18). There are limited single rooms available so you are encouraged to register with a roommate. If you register for a double room and do not designate a roommate one will be assigned. If you are planning to commute you also need to register online for a name tag. A commuter meal package can be purchased online for $175.

 

NEW THIS YEAR:  "Pre-Conference Workshops" from 1 - 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Trinity UMC, Hummelstown.  If you are planning to attend these workshops, you must register when registering for Annual Conference. There is a fee of $25 per person. If you plan to stay at the Hershey Lodge Wednesday evening, be sure to add the extra night lodging on your registration. 

If you are not attending Annual Conference, you can still register for the Pre-Conference workshops.  Please pass this on to your church staff and volunteers as everyone is invited to these educational experiences.  

 

Any registration questions can be directed to 
Gloria McElwee, Annual Conference Registrar 

Phone: 717-766-7441 Ext. 3605 
or gmcelwee@susumc.org 

 

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS TO YOUR REGISTRATION

    

By adding a Conference workbook and shirt to your registration you can ensure that you:

 

1.      Can pay with a credit card

2.      Get the size shirt you want

3.      Get your workbook before Annual Conference begins.

 

You also help the Young People's Ministry be better prepared to serve you! Don't forget to add yours before you complete your registration today!

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BLUEPRINT FOR WELLNESS SCREENING

AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    

June 1 and June 2 

from 6:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. 

at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center 

 

Please register by May 18.

      Walk-ins are very limited.

 

Phone: 1-855-623-9355

 

Employer group: HealthFlex or United Methodist Church

 

Online: wespath.org > HealthFlex/WebMD

Select "Quest Blueprint for Wellness"

 

CLICK HERE for more information.

 

For any questions, contact Kelly Cox, Benefits Officer,

at 717-766-5275 Ext. 3401. 

  

AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN

FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

    

Do you know an outstanding United Methodist clergy or lay person or a congregation who you think should be recognized and honored at Annual Conference for their discipleship and achievements? 

You have the opportunity now through April 15 to submit nominations for the 2018 conference awards. Those selected will attend a special Awards Luncheon at Annual Conference.

CLICK HERE for more information about the awards and who to contact.

Bishop D. Frederick Wertz Award
Flying Dove Award
Harry Hosier Award
Henry Denman Award
Jensen/Layman Scholarship  

Thomas K. Cartwright Scholarship 

 

 

DONATIONS FOR ANNUAL CONFERENCE

ALTAR FLOWERS AND SERVICE BULLETINS

   

Amounts of $15 or more may be given toward the purchase of flowers for the platform. Names of contributors, and of those persons to be honored or memorialized, will be printed in the Susquehanna DailyLINK. Name(s) and telephone number(s), contributor(s), and the typed/clearly printed name of the honored or memorialized person(s) must be included with the request and payment.

Request and payment must be received by May 1 at the Conference Connectional Ministries Office: 

Attn: Lisa Bender 

303 Mulberry Dr. 

Mechanicsburg PA 17050-3179

 

YOUTH SERVICE FUND 
FUNDRAISING AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE

 

The Young People's Ministry is excited to continue to be a part of Annual Conference. We will carry on the tradition of raising money for and awareness about Youth Service Fund. Youth Service Fund (YSF) is money raised by youth, administered by youth, for the benefit of youth ministries.  You can apply online for a YSF grant beginning April 1, by visiting igniteyoungpeople.com

 

This year you will be able to help us reach our goal for raising $10,000.00 for YSF by purchasing printed Conference workbooks, bidding on amazing gift baskets, and donating for your favorite Conference Leader to get a pie in the face.  Be sure to bring your change, cash, and checkbooks to get us past a record setting $10,000.00!

 

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