2021 AC Session Reminders

6/9/2021

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As we launch several annual conference session-related worship services and business meetings this week, below are some friendly reminders to note in preparation as we actively engage in holy conferencing:

  • The 2021 Session of the Mississippi Conference Guidebook App is the hub of annual conference details and updates. Here is the link to the Guidebook App and instructions if you have not already downloaded it onto your device. Please download the app as soon as possible.
  • Clergy and lay members to the annual conference, you should have received an email Tuesday, June 8 on upcoming training through GNTV with a Voter ID. In light of gathering online, we’ll also be voting online and your attendance in the online training is essential to making sure we carry out the business of God’s kingdom expeditiously and with excellence. Those without email on file in your conference record will receive the Voter ID and other corelating information via snail mail. If you have a question, concern or have not received this information, contact your district office*It is extremely important that ALL voting members of the 2021 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference attend one of the GNTV Voting Orientation and Training webinars.
GNTV Voting Orientation and Training Wednesday, June 16 at 6:00 p.m.
GNTV Voting Orientation and Training Saturday, June 19 at noon
GNTV Voting Orientation and Training Monday, June 21 at 7:00 p.m. 
 
  • Clergy, the 2021 Clergy Session will be held Thursday, June 10 beginning at 10:00 a.m. You should have received an email from Rev. Trey Harper Thursday, June 3 with a Zoom link and other specifics.
  • Ordination Service will be streamed live and will take place Friday, June 11 beginning at 6:00 p.m. You can watch the live stream here, from the conference website or conference Facebook page.
  • The 2021 Laity Session will happen Saturday, June 12 at 10:00 a.m. this event will be streamed live on the conference Facebook page, and you are welcome to connect via Zoom. Find the agenda, pertinent links and Zoom information here.
  • The Mississippi Annual Conference Memorial Service will take place Sunday, June 13 beginning at 3:00 p.m. You can watch the live stream here, from the conference website or conference Facebook page. This year’s service of thanksgiving and remembrance will recognize those who have joined the Church Triumphant since our last opportunity to gather at the 2019 annual conference session through now.
  • The 2021 Session of the Mississippi Annual Conference will be held completely online beginning Wednesday, June 23 and conclude Friday, June 25. Live streaming begins on the Mississippi Conference Facebook page and will capture annual conference from opening through closing worship service Friday, June 25. Additionally, you can experience events and worship as if you were there in person on the conference’s live stream at http://tiny.cc/msaclive. The live stream will not be active on this link until the annual conference session starts.

Additional updates, all the above-mentioned links, resources and the pre-conference journal are available on the conference app. Again, we are looking forward to celebrating how your faith communities and ministries have made sure that “The Mission Continues" here in the Mississippi Conference.


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