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Bishop's Schedule

The Bishop's schedule as displayed is not comprehensive. Every meeting in which the Bishop is involved is not listed. Some days are blocked out for study and preparation, sabbath and travel and may not appear on this schedule. The Bishop seeks to respond to invitations that advance the mission of The United Methodist Church and reflect the mission and diversity of the Annual Conference.

If you wish to invite the Bishop to preach/teach at your church or event, please send your invitation on your church letterhead. It may be attached to an email addressed to Nancy Riley, Executive Secretary to the Bishop, at nriley [at] wocumc.org. Invitations that come via text message will not be considered.

Please know that Bishop Palmer typically does not make a decision on a particular date sooner than six months ahead of the requested date. For missional reasons, he reserves the right to make the decision about your invitation closer to the time you are requesting him to participate in your event. If a decision can be made sooner, we will be certain to let you know. If you have any questions or need other information, you are welcome to contact Nancy by nriley [at] wocumc.org (email )or by phone at either 614.844.6200 extension 215 or toll free at 1.800.437.0028 extension 215. Check back periodically to note changes and to keep Bishop Palmer and his ministry among us in your prayers.

MARCH EVENT LOCATION
17-18 Cabinet Meeting West Ohio Conference Center
24 CFA - Zoom meeting  
29 Preaching Forest Chapel UMC
31 Cabinet - Zoom meeting  
APRIL EVENT LOCATION
1 Cabinet - Zoom meeting  
5 Palm Sunday - Preaching  Maple Grove UMC
6 Executive Team Meeting West Oho Conference Center
10 Good Friday Conference Center Closed
12 Easter Sunday - He is Risen!  
14 Ohio Health Board of Directors Meeting Ohio Health
19 Preaching Friendship UMC, Wyoming, Ohio
20 Episcopacy Committee Meeting West Ohio Conference Center
21 Ordinand Retreat North Broadway UMC
22-23 Cabinet West Ohio Conference Center
24 Wesley Education Center - 100 Year celebration Cincinnati
25 World Malaria Day  
26 Preaching Casstown UMC
28 - 30 Council of Bishops Minneapolis
MAY EVENT LOCATION
1-5 Council of Bishops Minneapolis
5-15 2020 General Conference of the United Methodist Church Minneapolis
16 Council of Bishops Minneapolis
18 Clergy Session TBD
19 Extended Cabinet

West Ohio Conference Center

20 Cabinet West Ohio Conference Center
25 Memorial Day  Conference Center Closed
28-29 United Theological Seminary Trustee Meeting TBD
31 North Texas Annual Conference  
JUNE EVENT LOCATION
7-10 West Ohio Annual Conference Lakeside, Ohio
15-17 Continuing Education  
19-21 Western NC Annual Conference  Lake Junaluska
23-25 Cabinet  
26-28 NCJ UMW Sioux Falls, South Dakota
JULY EVENT LOCATION
3 Holiday (4th is Saturday) Office closed
13-14 College of Bishops Ft. Wayne
21-22 Council of Bishops Executive Committee Chicago
27-31 Alpine Odyssey 2020 Oberammergau Passion Play
AUGUST EVENT LOCATION
1-4 Alpine Odyssey 2020  Obberammergau Passion Play
31 Episcopacy Committee West Ohio Conference Center