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2018 BC Conference General Meeting

May 31 - June 3

The 2018 BC Conference General Meeting will be held May 31-June 3, 2018 at the Penticton Convention & Trade Centre in Penticton, BC. (273 Power Street, Penticton, BC V2A 7K9)

The theme for the General Meeting is “A House Not Made With Hands.”

The Celebration of Ministry Service will be held Sunday, June 3rd, 2018.

The General Meeting will be livestreamed via Facebook Live. Please click here to view the BC Conference Facebook Page.

Airport Shuttle: There will be a shuttle doing a few pick-ups from the Penticton and Kelowna airports to the Convention Centre on Thursday, May 31st. If you need a ride, please email Jean MacLeod (burnabyjean@yahoo.ca) to request a space, and let her know what time your flight is arriving. Please note that this is a small shuttle with a limited amount of spaces.

REGISTRATION

Click here to register for Conference and for information on accommodations. Any registrations received after April 30th will be subject to a $25 administration fee.

Click here for the Children at Conference Registration Form

Click here for the Youth at Conference 2018 Registration Form

Click here for Accommodation information. Please note that discounted hotel room blocks will be released April 15th.

Stay at Naramata Centre during the General Meeting! Must book by April 25th to use discount. Click here for information.

Click here for the General Meeting Travel Policy and Claim Form

RESOURCES

Click here for the General Meeting Agenda

Click here for the Reports and Agenda Book Please note that one book will be provided per table group. If you would like your own copy, please print it at home or request one from Katie (kpurych@bc.united-church.ca) by Thursday, May 24th.

Proposals

Conference Proposal 01 – Decriminalization of Personal Drug

Conference Proposal 02 – Sharing Towards Reconciliation

Conference Proposal 03 – Safety & Justice for UC LGBTQ+2

Conference Proposal 04 – Proportional Representation

Conference Proposal 05 – Proportional Representation

Conference Proposal 06 – Assessments for Ecumenical Shared Ministries

Conference Proposal 07 – Slocan Community Health Centre Crisis

General Council Proposal – 01 Decriminalization of Personal Drug

General Council Proposal – 02 Present and Future Pensioners

General Council Proposal – 03 Leading on Purpose

General Council Proposal – 04 Creative Rights

General Council Proposal – 05 Denominational Vision

General Council Proposal- 06 Ministry Support & Supervision

General Council Proposal – 07 Assessments for Ecumenical Shared Ministries

General Council Proposal – 08 Trans Mountain Pipeline

Information

Click here for information on Proposals to Conference

Click here for information on Proposals to General Council and Click here for the Template 

Click here for information on Electing the President Elect and Click here for the Nomination Sheet

Click here for information on Electing Commissioners to the General Council

Please check back, as more information will be added.

Details

Start:
May 31
End:
June 3

Venue

Penticton Convention & Trade Centre
273 Power Street
Penticton, BC V2A 7K9 Canada
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Website:
https://www.pentictonconventioncentre.com/