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Post – General Conference Updates

Passed legislation

Legislation passed at the General Conference is now available!

Click on the link below to view the bills that were passed:

2016 GC – Passed Legislation

Official AME Church Website

Highlights from the 2016 General Conference can be found on the Official AME Church website:  http://www.ame-church.com.


Business Session Minutes

Minutes from Business Sessions I through XIII have been posted.

Legislation

The final list of Approved Legislation will be coming soon.

AME Church YouTube channel

Check out the latest videos that have been added from the Conference and SUBSCRIBE to the African Methodist Episcopal Church YouTube Channel.


Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Consecration Day and Episcopal District Appointments!!!

general Conference at a glance

Click the link below to view today’s schedule of events and their locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 13, 2016


general Conference at a glance

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General Conference at a Glance – July 12, 2016

General Conference Room Locations – July 12, 2016

Technical Support survey

Please find below a short survey about the Technical Support offered during the General Conference.   The survey is designed to help us better serve you and the Church in the future.

Technical Support Survey

Thank you for your participation and feedback.

Election Results

Click the link below to view the Election results:

Official Record of Election Results

General conference Tech Bar

Location:  Grand Hall (across from Registration)

Hours:       Tuesday, July 12, 2016 – 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Get help with mobile devices, productivity devices, social media sites, and other cool gadgets.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Ask all your tech and app questions

Leave with quick answers + new solutions!

Invitation to Google focus group

The AME Church is partnering with GOOGLE and VALUES PARTNERSHIPS to help close the digital divide. We are joining Google to host IN-PERSON FOCUS GROUPS on TUESDAY at General Conference in Philadelphia, interviewing 20 clergy, 20 lay leaders, and 20 youth about technology and the Black community.

Please join these Focus Groups at General Conference! There will be a drawing for a $50 Visa Gift Card in every focus group and other free prizes as well.

LAY: Google Focus Group: Tuesday, July 12th, 10am (room will be emailed to you.) Sign up: http://goo.gl/forms/Dqu4nk79jFwfA2bP2

Space is very limited and will close after 20 participants.

YOUTH: Google Focus Group: Tuesday, July 12th, 11am (room will be emailed to you)
Sign up: http://goo.gl/forms/Rzal7BUDP8V6q1Wz2
Space is very limited and will close after 20 participants.

CLERGY: Google Focus Group: Tuesday, July 12th, 12pm (room will be emailed to you.) Sign up: http://goo.gl/forms/owCeeUj5H6I8FYPn2
Space is very limited and will close after 20 participants Also:

if you are not at General Conference or cannot attend the Focus Groups but still want to help, please fill out this survey! http://connectedchurchsurvey.com/AME.

Three random submissions will receive a $50 Visa Gift Card.

Please share!

AME Church YouTube Channel

Videos are being uploaded daily.

Click on the Social Media menu option to check out the latest YouTube videos!


Monday, July 11, 2016

ELECTION DAY!!!

AME Church YouTube Channel

Videos are being uploaded daily.

Click on the Social Media menu option to check out the latest YouTube videos!

general Conference at a glance

Click the links below to view today’s schedule of events and their locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 11, 2016

General Conference Room Locations – July 11, 2016


Sunday, July 10, 2016

Click the links below to view today’s schedule of events and their locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 10, 2016

General Conference Room Locations – July 10, 2016

TONIGHT – A Powerful Nigh of Celebration and Praise Concert

Place:  Philadelphia Convention Center

Time:  Doors open at 6:30 pm  /   Concert starts at 7:00 pm

A Powerful Night of Celebration and Praise - Flyer


Saturday, July 9, 2016

Click the links below to view today’s schedule of events and their locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 9, 2016

General Conference Room Locations – July 9, 2016

RAYAC Revival

Time:        10:00 p.m.
Location:  Marriott Hotel
Room:       Salon G and H


Friday, July 8, 2016

Click the links below to for today’s schedule of events and locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 8, 2016

General Conference Room Locations – July 8, 2016

RAYAC Revival

Time:        10:00 p.m.
Location:  Marriott Hotel
Room:       Salon G and H


Thursday, July 7, 2016

CAMP AME DISCOVERY – STARTS TODAY

Location:  Marriott Hotel in the Independence Hall Ballroom

AME Camp Discovery


Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Click the links below to for today’s schedule of events and locations:

General Conference at a Glance – July 6, 2016

General Conference Room Locations


MCAM Announcement

The Music and Christian Arts Ministry, along with The African American Museum, present a Lunchtime Recital with Takesha Meshe Kizart, Soprano on this Friday, July 8th at 12:30 PM.

The recital will feature Five Songs of Laurence Hope composed by H.T. Burleigh. 

There is no admission and guest will welcome to tour the museum free of charge!

Flyer:  Takesha Meshe Kizart Recital July 2016


AME Camp Discovery

AME Camp Discovery


Transportation

If you are traveling into Philadelphia for the 50th Quadrennial Session of the General Conference of the AME Church and booking transportation, please take advantage of the 20% discount from Delaware Express. This discount applies to Online Orders, made in advance.     

When booking your ground transportation, please visit  www.delexpress.com  and  use Group Code: 273186.  You may also contact Gerry at Delaware Express by calling(302)-454-7800, Ext. 610 or via email at gerry@delexpress.com.

Click link below to view Delaware Express Flyer:

delexpress-flyer


Parking Discounts

Please find below a parking coupon offering a $5.00 discount at the Philadelphia Convention Center garage:

GC Parking Discount Coupon

PARKING GARAGE DISCOUNTS

Parkway Corporation
150 N. Broad Street (corner of Broad & Race)
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Tel: 215.569.8400 ext.4618

20% discount off regular daytime parking rate of $29 up to 24 hours.  This will bring the rate to $23 per parking space for 24 hours. (no in/out)

Click link below to get more information about the garage discounts:
http://www.parkwaycorp.com/index.php?id=122


MACY’S DISCOUNT COUPON

Click link below to view / print off coupon:

Macy’s 10% E-Pass

Macy's 10% Promo Code


GENERAL CONFERENCE CONTESTS

Please click on the link below to view flyers for two (2) General Conference CONTESTS:

2016 GC Contests Flyers

 


General Conference MCAM Recruitment Campaign

We need singers, dancers, directors and musicians throughout the General Conference for early morning prayer, Worship and Word, the Ecumenical Worship Service, the Memorial Service, the Retirement Service for Bishops and General Officers and of course, the MCAM Concert!   So there are plenty of opportunities to minister.

The full schedule, as well as the registration form, is available on the MCAM website:    https://mcamame.com/

Or click this the link below to go directly to the registration form:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1j6RaxI9YL_3pwcb7z2jqRIHJxj7j8UQebvoS1JJcPSE/viewform?c=0&w=1

Rev. Anthony B. Vinson Sr., Director
Music and Christian Arts Ministry