2012 Annual Conference: Seeing the World Through the Waters of Baptism


   Online registration is now available for Annual Conference, June 12-14, at the Athens Classic Center. To register, or for additional information, go to www.ngumc.org/registrations/register/174. All active clergy and lay members are required to register.
      The 2012 North Georgia Annual Conference will gather under the theme: “Seeing the World Through the Waters of Baptism." In addition, evangelism, the core DNA of United Methodists, will be a major focus.
       It will be the thirteenth time in fourteen years that the event has been held in Athens.
      Photos will be taken of all clergy, active and retired, during Annual Conference to be used for a pictorial directory. Photographers will be available: 1-6 p.m. on June 11; 7:30-a.m.-6 p.m. on June 12-13; and 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. on June 14. 
        The deadline to request display table space is May 23. A separate application must be submitted for each group requesting a tabletop display. There will be no sharing of table space with other groups unless applications have been submitted and approved. Tables are 2.5-feet-wide by 8-feet. Tables and table skirts are provided by the Classic Center. To request table space, or for more information, go to www.ngumc.org.
         The Quest Diagnostics Blueprint for Wellness screenings will be held 6:30-10:30 a.m. each day of Annual Conference in the Parthenon II room. Screenings involve a blood sample and a few quick measurements to evaluate more than 30 health factors. You can also earn $100 in HealthCash. 
    Volunteers are needed to assist as greeters, with tote-bag assembly, registration check-in, parking assistance, blood drive attendents, and van drivers. To volunteer, see the online registration form at www.ngumc.org.