Special Edition: The NewsCONNECTION, June 6, 2016

June 06, 2016

Guide to Annual Conference 

The Guide to Annual Conference is now available for download. It contains all orders of worship and special announcements pertinent to annual conference. Printed bulletins will not be available so please save this to your mobile device or print copies as you wish. 

Business Items

Find out what's going on at annual conference. Click here to view the agenda. Hard copies of the final agenda will be available in packets as you enter Wesley Hall prior to the business session on Monday, June 13 at 1:30pm. Please note that registration officially opens at 3:00pm on Sunday, June 12. 

Brochure of Reports

The 2016 Brochure of Reports is available online for your convenience. 

New to Annual Conference?

If this is your first time attending annual conference, whether you are a delegate or guest, this document will walk you through registration, worship services and business sessions. You will want to review this prior to your arrival. 

Live Streaming & TV Schedules

Not able to join us at annual conference? Watch many sessions live from your home or office, including all services of worship, teaching sessions and business sessions. Opening Worship and the Service of Remembrance will also be broadcast live on Frazer's TV channel, WFRZ. 
Click here for the live streaming schedule.
Click here for the WFRZ TV schedule.

CD and DVD Order Form

Many sessions of annual conference are available to order commemorative copies. Click here for order form. We will also be archiving several services and moments online, which will be posted after conference. 

Social Media

We'd love to hear from you at annual conference. Follow our various social media outlets throughout the session. 
Twitterwww.twitter.com/awfumc #awfac16
Instagram: #awfac16

Conference Website

Complete Annual Conference information can be found at www.awfumc.org/2016annualconference. A daily summary will be posted at the end of each day as well as sent to the NewsCONNECTION subscription list. The 2016-2017 appointment book will be available on Wednesday afternoon after adjournment. A bulletin insert will also be made available for you to use in your local church to share the happenings of the 2016 Annual Conference Session.

Special Offerings

We will collect the AWF Disaster Response & Recovery Ministry special missional offering at Opening Worship on Sunday, June 12, 2016, at 7:00pm. Please bring any offerings you have to this service. You may also donate online here. At the Service of Ordination and Commissioning, the beneficiary of the special offering will be the Ministerial Education Fund. 

Other Events at Annual Conference

-UMCOR Kit Collection Information
-Biometric Health Screenings
-Laity Banquet
-The Alabama Rural Ministry snack bar will be located in the atrium with a great mix of refreshments for a small donation. 
-The Experiential Prayer Room will be located in the East Sanctuary for a time of prayer and reflection. 

Limited Wi-Fi Access

Due to the daily demands of the Frazer Memorial UMC staff, there will not be access to public Wi-Fi in the main areas of the campus. Instead, a designated hotspot area has been established should you need to utilize Internet during breaks in the John Ed Mathison Actives Center (JEMAC). Please ask a Frazer Volunteer if you need help locating this hotspot. Click here to see a campus map.