New Places for New People – May 30 – June 2, 2017 – Las Cruces, NM
See I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?
I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland! Isaiah 43:19
Annual Conference Documents – Download & Print
Opening Worship Cover 17
Opening Worship Service 17
Ordination Cover 17 Ordination and Sending Forth Service 17
Jazz Worship Service 17
Praying the Hours – Worship Information for before Business Sessions
Location: Las Cruces Convention Center Visitor Info
Register by May 15th. Late Registration Fee – $25. Online Registration closed on May 19th
On-Site Registration – 9 am on Wednesday, May 31st.
A “Guest” is anyone who attends the Conference for one day or the entire session, but is not clergy, does not have voting privileges and is not an alternate. They will receive a name tag and general Annual Conference information. Early Bird Workshop ONLY attendees are FREE. Call Maryann at 505-255-8786 to reserve your seat in chosen sessions.
Block of rooms at the Ramada & Holiday Inn Express-Las Cruces.
Ramada $79/single & $89/double. To receive the block rate, you must call: 575-526-4411. Indicate “United Methodist Conference” as your group name.
Holiday Inn Express-Las Cruces $115 single or double. To receive the block rate, you must call: 575-527-9947. Indicate “United Methodist Conference” as your group name.
Hotel Encanto $95/night. Call 575-522-4300. Indicate “State Conference UMC”. 9 minutes from the Convention Center – 705 S. Telshor Blvd.
Annual Conference Info Booklet – Digital
Annual Conference Info Booklet – Downloadable
2017 AC Registration Form – Download, print & mail with registration & chosen meal fees to: 11816 Lomas Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87112
Tuesday, May 30th
1 pm & 3 pm Early Bird Workshops (See Registration Booklet above for descriptions)
6:00 pm Worship in the Wilderness – Dripping Springs
Wednesday, May 31st
9 am – Registration Begins
10am – Orientation
11 am – District Meetings
12:30 pm – Legacy Luncheon (Honoring Retirees & Remembering the Saints)
2 pm – Opening Worship
3:30 pm – Business
5:30 pm – Gather at Downtown Plaza – Fellowship, Dinner (Food Trucks) & Prayer
Thursday, June 1st
9 am – Executive & Laity Sessions
10:30 am – Business
12 noon – Lunch on your own
1:30 pm – Business
4:30 pm – Faithfulness to God – Jorge Acevedo
6 pm – Five Star(Cinco Estrella) Ministries Dinner – Celebrating the Mission & Ministry of the NMAC(all invited)
7:30 pm – Worship Service – Jazz Vespers
8:30 pm – Reception
Friday, June 2nd
9 am – Fruitfulness for God – Jorge Acevedo
10 am – Business
12:00 noon – Ordination/Commissioning Celebration @ St. Paul’s (All invited but need registration)
2 pm – Service of Commissioning/Ordination – St. Paul’s UMC
4 pm – Going Forth
Last year, we raised ~$16,000 for our Conference Offerings! Start your church fundraising now!
McGregor-Kajoba Professorship Endowment, The Ridge, UTEP-Wesley
El Calvario Mission Church School Supply Drive