Annual Conference 2019






Basic Information:
Theme:  Ask, Seek, Knock  Scripture: Matthew 7:7-8 (NIV)
7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.”

Dates:  June 12th – Early Bird Workshops in the afternoon
June 13 – 14th – Annual Conference will begin first thing in the morning on Thursday and end following the Commissioning/Going Forth Service on Friday night.

Location: Crowne Plaza -1901 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Get all the Annual Conference details & reports:  2019 PreConference Journal

General Conference Delegation Discussion
Questions to be answered during the General Conference 2019/20 Delegation Discussion must be submitted by June 7th.  Please email the to, Subject line, “NMAC Question”.

Schedule – Please consult registration packet for complete & updated schedule with location info.
Wednesday, June 12th
12:00 pm – Registration Open
1:00 pm – Early Bird Workshop Session 1
3:00 pm – Early Bird Workshop Session 2
5:30 pm – 5K Giveaway Dinner at St. John’s ($15 RSVP required –
Thursday, June 13th
7:30 am – Registration
8:30 am – District Meetings
10:30 am – Opening Worship
11:45 am – Legacy Luncheon (Registration required)
1:30 pm – Business: Living Archives, Memorial, State of the Conference…
3:30 pm – Business: GC Delegation Time, Change Your Questions with Val Hastings…
5:30 pm – Evening Worship
6:30 pm – Poolside BBQ (Registration required)
Friday. June 14th
8:30 am – Morning Praise
9:30 am – Clergy/Laity Session
11:00 am – Lunch Break on your own
1:00 pm – Business: Extension Minister Recognition, CF&A, New Church…
3:00 pm – Business: Laity Address, Pension & Health, Discernment Team, Fixing of Appointments…
5:00 pm – Celebration of Ministry Dinner at St. John’s (Registration required)
7:00 pm – Commissioning & Closing Worship at St. John’s (2626 Arizona NE)

Overnight Accommodations:  Click here 
Please be advised the URL link does not work with mobile devices. Must use laptop or desktop computers only.

  1. Click the URL: New Mexico Methodist Conference
  2. From the main page, input the date requested for the reservation and click “Book”
  3. On the next page, it will show the group pricing.

It will not show the group name until you input the dates and check availability.
If you call for a reservation, the group code is NMM.

Early Bird Workshops Schedule – Wednesday, June 12th
1:00 pm
-Tithes, Shared Ministries, Clergy Benefits… Oh My! – Dru Ann Kuntz/Griselda Sandoval
-The A-B-C’s of Hosting Your Own Lay Servant Ministries School – Lay Servant Training Team
-See All the People: Engaging Discipleship with a Plan to See – David Teel, Discipleship Ministries
-What’s the Story You’ve Been Telling Yourself – Val Hastings, Coaching 4 Clergy
-Early Childhood Education – Patricia Alvarado and Carol Mead, McCurdy Ministries
-Focus on what Matters…Simplify – Doug Mills
3:00 pm
-Tithes, Shared Ministries, Clergy Benefits… Oh My! – Dru Ann Kuntz and Griselda Sandoval
-Certified Lay Minister A-B-C’s – Pam Rowley and Kathy Jewell
-See All the People: Engaging Discipleship with a Plan to See – David Teel, Discipleship Ministries
-Coaching Upward, Outward, and Inward – Val Hastings, Coaching 4 Clergy
-Developing a Church/School Partnership in Your Community – Diana Loomis, McCurdy Ministries
-Everyday Evangelism: Overcoming Obstacles to Faith Sharing – Blossom Matthews
Early Bird Workshops Descriptions

Preacher:  Bishop James E. Swanson of the Mississippi Conference

Laity Session: Val Hastings, President of Coaching4Clergy

Special Music: Ken Medema