You are invited you to The Well
You are invited to The Edge
September 22-24, 2017
Pendleton Convention Center, Pendleton OR
You are invited to explore these themes at our CPC Annual Meeting in Pendleton, September 22nd – 24th. We will begin with dinner on Friday and end by lunch on Sunday. In between we will tell stories, deepen friendships, do business, take action, follow the Spirit, inquire, contemplate, and inspire.If you have never come to Annual Meeting, you are invited to come experience an edge in yourself, an edge of what church can be. If you always come to Annual Meeting, you are invited to come experience the Well, renewing your sense of what church can be. For everyone, this is a chance to both experiment with and express ourselves as the United Church of Christ in the Central Pacific Conference.For the details, see below.
Register for Annual Meeting
$115: Adults ◇ $75: Youth, 13-17 years old ◇ Free: Children 12 & under
Payment methods: Secure payment by credit card is through PayPal. If you choose to pay by credit card, you will be redirected to the payment page to make your payment once you complete the online registration form. You may also choose to pay by check and mail it in to the Conference office. Please see payment instructions on the online registration form for details.
Book your Lodging for Annual Meeting – Deadlines Approaching
NOTE: If you are planning to stay at the Oxford Suites in Pendleton, the cut-off date for the discounted Annual Meeting rate is Monday, October 21st. There are still rooms available.
CLICK on the image above or HERE for the list of hotels, some with discounted rates, for Annual Meeting in Pendleton. Note that some discounted rates expire, so make your reservations Now!
Access & Download Annual Meeting Documents
We are in the process of compiling the documents you will need to participate during Annual Meeting in a Google Drive folder. Some but not all documents are available now. Check back in the next couple weeks for newly added documents. Here is the link to that folder:
Resolutions for Consideration at Annual Meeting
For anyone who wishes to submit a resolution for consideration for approval by the Assembly gathered at Annual Meeting, there is a specific process and timeline. The time is NOW.
Request Organizational Display Space
LCM Scholarships Support Annual Meeting Participation
The CPC Local Church Ministries (LCM) Team is able to offer a number of scholarships (up to $200 per person) to assist in registration, travel, and/or lodging expenses for CPC members who wish to attend the Annual Meeting in Pendleton from September 22-24, 2017.
If you would like to apply for scholarship assistance, please CLICK HERE to complete the online application.
Please note that, while all applications will be considered, priority will be given to first-time attendees, members from under-represented and/or smaller churches, and those traveling the farthest distances.
Got Hospitality Snacks?!
Our lunches and dinners are provided during Annual Meeting, but not coffee or snacks during our breaks. We all provide that yummy spread for each other! We are asking folks from every congregation to bring snacks to share for the hospitality breaks such as: cookies, muffins, bagels, cut fruit, etc. If we all bring something to share, there will be abundantly enough!
Look for an email soon with ways your church can contribute to our hospitality (aka snacks!) at Annual Meeting.