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Annual Conference 2021

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Greetings in the Name of the Risen Christ! 

This is a call to Annual Conference 2021 for the clergy and lay members of the Mountain Sky Conference.
The hymn “God be with you 'til we meet again'' has been especially poignant for the past 15 months.
Our meetings - whether for worship, work, or fellowship - have been reduced to a small square on a computer screen.
How good it will be to come together for Annual Conference 2021 in Ogden, UT, October 21-24

 

Dear Mountain Sky Conference;

Greetings in the name of the Risen Christ!

This letter is a call to Annual Conference 2021 for the clergy and lay members of the Mountain Sky Conference.

The hymn “God Be With You Til’ We Meet Again'' has been especially poignant for the past 15 months. Our meetings - whether for worship, work, or fellowship - have been reduced to a small square on a computer screen. How good it will be to come together for Annual Conference 2021 in Ogden, UT, October 21-24. May we experience a most joyous homecoming together!

As 2021 unfolds, we have dates and information to share with you regarding Annual Conference and Clergy Orders and Fellowship. Please continue to journey with us through this year with many uncertainties. As we receive questions we will seek to provide answers as quickly as possible.  A few of points of information about the 2021 Annual Conference Session include:

  • Place: Eccles Events Center, Ogden, Utah.
  • Dates: October 21-24, 2021.
  • Registration: Opens August 15 on the MSC website.
  • Attendance Options: In-Person and Online options are available for laity delegates, equalization members, retired clergy, active clergy with special needs, and guests.
  • Cost: Each local church supports each clergy and lay member to cover Annual Conference costs as much as possible -- the 2021 registration fees will be $295 for in-person delegates, $230 for online delegates, and $205 for youth delegates; other categories will also be available.
  • Equalization Members: A discount code will be made available through your district office.
  • Ordination & Commissioning: for the classes of 2020 and 2021. All Clergy - please bring your robe & red stole for a blessing of the ordinands!
  • What Else to Expect:
    • Vibrant and multi-faceted worship services,
    • Laity session in-person and online,
    • District Dinners and Special Meals, 
    • Mission Celebration Lunch.
  • Lodging: offered at hotels in close proximity to the Eccles Center
  • Language Interpretation: Contact Betty Nguyen to request interpretation services (online or in person), bnguyen@mtnskyumc.org
  • Childcare: Please fill out this brief survey if you need childcare: https://forms.gle/cQyHRNZ8sCWgeCnb9, or contact Amanda Daniell at youngpeople@mtnskyumc.org
  • Bus Transportation: Available from hub locations - sign up will be part of registration and available in limited capacity

Annual Conference Planning Dates:

  • June 1 - 2021 Annual Conference webpage open: www.mtnskyumc.org/ac21
  • August 15 - Registration opens for Clergy Orders/Fellowship Retreat and Annual Conference
  • August 15 - Nominations deadline
  • September 1 - Legislation deadline
  • October 1 - Publication of legislative materials
  • October 1-23 - Late Registration - additional fees apply
  • October 19-20 - Clergy Orders/Fellowship Retreat near the Eccles Center, Ogden, UT
  • October 21-24 - 2021 Annual Conference Session at Eccles Center, Ogden, UT

Thank you for your efforts to be the Body of Christ throughout this year!

Bishop Karen Oliveto Episcopal Leader of The Mountain Sky Conference

Pastor Wendy Ochs Chair of AC Planning Team

Rev. Annie Arnoldy Director of Connectional Ministry (DCM) / Superintendent of Leadership Development


 

 

 

May we Experience a Most Joyous Homecoming Together!