General Connectional Board Meeting
August 31-September 4, 2020 - Sheraton Dallas, Dallas, TX
Dear CME Members and Friends,
Senior Bishop and Mrs. Lawrence Reddick and the Eighth Episcopal District will host the Eighth Annual CME Unity Summit and the 150th Anniversary of the CME Church Celebration along with the General Connectional Board Meeting, scheduled August 31-September 4, 2020 at the Sheraton Dallas located at 400 Olive Street in Dallas, TX. The theme for this year's Unity Summit is, "Christian Methodism Beyond One-Hundred Fifty Years: Trending Forward Propelled by the Great Commission."
The Unity Summit is scheduled for Monday, August 31, 2020 through Wednesday, September 2, 2020. The General Connectional Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, September 3, 2020 through Friday, September 4, 2020.
This message will provide you with general information about registration and hotel reservations at the Sheraton Dallas. Additionally, information is provided about the Commemorative Souvenir Journal that is being prepared in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church during the Eighth CME Unity Summit.
Plan now to attend the Eighth Annual CME Unity Summit and 150th Anniversary Celebration, and to engage in powerful training and vibrant worship sessions!
Online and Mail-In Registration
The registration fee for the Unity Summit is $175. Members of the General Connectional Board are expected to register.
You may download a registration form and mail it in with your registration fee. Download a registration form here at the official CME Web site. After your mailed in registration form is processed, you will receive a receipt and hotel reservation form.
Please check your Junk or Spam mailbox if you do not receive a registration confirmation notice by e-mail. To request a receipt and hotel confirmation notice, e-mail email@example.com.
The group room rate at the Sheraton Dallas is $129 plus 15.26% tax ($148.69) per night. The deadline date to reserve a hotel room is August 10, 2020. Please plan to register and reserve your room early!
Commemorative Souvenir Journal
A Commemorative Souvenir Journal is being prepared in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church during the Eighth CME Unity Summit.
We invite individuals, local churches and ministries to submit an ad to appear in the Commemorative Historical Journal.
For this Commemorative Journal, we prefer your ad (s) to specifically be about how individual(s) within the CME Church have impacted you as a member, leader, etc. Your ad may promote your business, ministry, share a tribute or honor the memory of a loved one.
Sponsors will receive a complimentary Program and Souvenir Journal and their ads featured in digital formats throughout and after the event.
The deadline date to submit an ad is June 1, 2020.
Journal Ads: Color Journal Page size: 8 ½ “ x 11”
Outside Back Cover: $1500Inside Front Cover: $1,000Inside Back Cover: $1,000Gold Page: $500Platinum (Silver) Page: $400Bronze (Regular Page): $200Half (1/2) Page: $150CME Patron List: $50 (Your name or company appears here on one line)
You can pay online and submit your ad at: https://thecmechurch.org/unity-summit/
If submitting payment by check, please email the ad to: firstname.lastname@example.org .
Checks are to made payable to CME Unity Summit and mailed to:
CME Unity Summit
PO Box 65407
University Place, WA 98464
Additional information about the Eighth Annual CME Unity Summit and General Connectional Board will be forthcoming and posted to the official CME Web site, the CME Facebook page, Twitter (#CMECHURCH), CMEChurch App, and e-mailed to connectional members and friends. Please pray for the success of these events.
In the Service of the Lord,
The CME Unity Summit Committee
Bishop Sylvester Williams, Sr., Chair
Bishop Marvin F. Thomas, Sr., Program Chair
Bishop Thomas L. Brown, Sr., Finance Chair
Dr. Pene’ Woods, Executive Director
Rev. Pansy Washington, Assistant to Bishop Williams
Dr. Theresa Duhart, Registrar
Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield
Dr. Clifford Harris
Dr. Roderick Lewis
Rev. Leon Moore