April 16, 2017 - Bishop Swanson will preach during the three services on Easter Sunday at First UMC in Tupelo, Mississippi. The church is celebrating its 150th Anniversary.
April 24, 2017 – Bishop Swanson will spend a day with the ordinands at the Mississippi United Methodist Conference Center in Jackson.
April 30 - May 5, 2017 – Bishop Swanson will attend a gathering of the Council of Bishops in Dallas, Texas.
May 15 - 22, 2017 – Bishop Swanson will attend the Connectional Table meeting in Oslo, Norway.
May 25 - June 1, 2017 - Bishop Swanson will attend the meeting of International Association of Methodist-related Schools, Colleges, and Universities (IAMSCU) in Puebla, Mexico.