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Sunday, June 4
Start   Agenda Item
5:30 PM - Laity Session
7:29 PM - Convene the 2016 Annual Conference
7:30 PM - Opening Worship Memorial Celebration with Communion
9:00 PM - Evening Break
     
Monday, June 5
Start   Agenda Item
8:00 AM - Clergy Session (closed session for clergy only)
10:00 AM - Break
10:30 AM - Worship Service
10:55 PM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - Set the Bar of the Conference
  - Secretarial Staff & Registrar Nominations
  - Parliamentary Procedure-Speech Timer
  - Agenda Report
  - Rules Committee Report
  - Preliminary Nominations Committee Report
  - Extended Cabinet Introduction
  - Missional Report
  - Laity Address
  - Light the Way Presentation
  - Courtesies
  - Lakeside Greeting
12:00 PM  - Lunch Break
1:30 PM - General Conference Legislation
2:00 PM - Order of the Day: Corporate Session 
2:30 PM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - Update on Recommendation #6
  - Council on Finance & Administration Report
  - Chief Financial Officer's Report
  - Recommendation #1: Council on Finance & Administration Recommendations Calendar Year 2018
3:15 PM - Break
3:35 PM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - Equitable Compensation Report
  - Recommendation #2: Commission on Equitable Compensation
  - Board of Pension & Health Benefits Report 
  - Recommendation #3: 2017 Board of Pension & Health Benefits
  - Safe Sanctuaries Report
  - United Methodist Men's Report
  - United Methodist Women's Report 
  - Courtesies 
  - President's Greeting - United Theological Seminary
5:00 PM - Dinner Break 
7:00 PM - Episcopal Address
  - Courtesies 
8:30 PM - Evening break
     
Tuesday, June 6
Start   Agenda Item
9:00 AM - Light the Way Worship Service with Missional Offering
10:30 AM - Break
10:55 AM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - Report on Constitutional Amendments
  - Recommendation #4: We Are All God's Children
  - Courtesies
  - President's Greeting-Methodist Theological School in Ohio
12:00 PM - Lunch Break
1:30 PM - Teaching Session - God Unbound: Wisdom from Galatians for the Anxious Church
2:25 PM - East Ohio Conference Greeting
2:30 PM - Order of the Day: Board of Ordained Ministry Report
3:40 PM - Courtesies
3:45 PM - Break
4:30 PM - Celebration of Ministry Worship Service 
6:30 PM - Evening Break
     
Wednesday, June 7
Start   Agenda Item
8:30 AM - Worship Service with Teaching Session-God Unbound: Wisdom from Galatians for the Anxious Church
10:10 AM - Break
10:30 AM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - Mission Partnerships Report 
  - Wings of the Morning Report
  - General Advance Giving Report
  - Africa University Fund Banner Presentation
  - Cokesbury Report
  - Nominations Committee Report
  - Light the Way Announcements
  - Credit Union Presentation
  - Courtesies
11:30 AM - Lunch Break
1:30 PM - Business of the Annual Conference
  - International Child Care Report
  - Recognition & Awards
  - Journal Report
  - Attendance Report, Announce 2018 AC Dates
  - Fixing of Appointments, Apostolic Letters
  - Closing Worship
4:30 PM - Adjourn Annual Conference