Plan now for Annual Conference


PEORIA -- Several items related to the 2017 Annual Conference which will be June 8-10, at the Peoria Civic Center has been posted to the IGRC website.

The Annual Conference schedule is still being finalized. However, the starting time for the Annual Conference will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 8, with clergy and laity sessions running simultaneously. Adjournment will be following Ordination and Commissioning service on Saturday, June 10, at noon.

The main page for the 2017 Annual Conference is: Secondary pages are found to the right-hand menu area. Additional pages will be added as information becomes available.

Registration will open April 1. However, the following information is available now:

  • Secretary's letter from Annual Conference Secretary Joy Caschetta. This letter along with an annual conference checklist should have arrived in the mail by now, but you can also view it online.
  • Annual Conference Checklist includes a list of deadlines, some of which have changed due to the shortened annual conference schedule.
  • Hotel list of the Annual Conference block of rooms. Conferees are responsible for making their own reservations. Now is the best time to reserve your room. Rates are guaranteed through May 16, but rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Request for Special Meals. Due to the shortened schedule and workshops being scheduled over the noon hours on Thursday and Friday, groups may have to choose alternate times for their special meals. Requests need to be made by March 6.
  • Request for Display Space. Setup and tear down times have been modified to conform to the new schedule. Requests need to be made by March 27.
  • Information on submitting reports/resolutions. Provides a summary on the process for submitting items for consideration by the Annual Conference. Includes the deadlines, dates and responsibilities.
  • Information on A/V and tech support. Information for presenters at the Annual Conference. Includes deadlines to ensure third-party items work with the equipment and those who seek help for creative assistance by IGRC Communications. Deadlines are strictly enforced! Plan early!

Register for your clergy directory photo

Appointments are now being accepted on June 8-9 by LifeTouch for clergy to have a new photo taken for the 2017 Clergy Directory.

Persons can click on the photo to the right to be taken to the appointment page. Persons getting a photo taken will received a free 8 x 10 or wallet size photos. Photo badges can be obtained for $3.

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