Dear Missionaries, CME Members and Friends,
The Women's Missionary Council will convene its20th Quadrennial Assembly, June 23-30, 2023, at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront located at 225 E. Coastline Drive in Jacksonville, Florida. Presiding Bishop C.K. Heath and First Lady Mrs. Lakisha Heath along with the Fifth Episcopal District will host the Quadrennial Assembly.
This message will provide you with an overview of the Quadrennial Assembly and updated information regarding the overflow hotel, Program Schedule, registration, and a checklist to help you plan ahead.
About the Quadrennial Assembly
Join the Women's Missionary Council as we celebrate 104 years of Ministry in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church at the 20th Quadrennial Assembly which meets every four years subsequent to the General Conference of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church. It is at the Quadrennial Assembly that the Council Officers, Department Secretaries, and Chairpersons are elected for a four-year term, with the possibility of serving a maximum of two terms or eight years.
The Assembly is comprised of the Presiding Bishops of the Episcopal Districts, ex-officio without vote, the Executive Committee, the Executive Board, the Retired Presidents of the Women's Missionary Council, and the duly-elected delegates.
General Information & Program Schedule
General information about the Women's Missionary Council (WMC) Quadrennial Assembly is available at the official WMC Web site.
The tentative Program Schedule for the 20th Quadrennial Assembly is available at the Web site indicated above www.cmewmc.org/qa2023.
Official announcements, news and updates will be posted on the official WMC and CME Web sites, the CME Facebook page, the CMEChurch app, Twitter (#cmewmc23) and e-mailed to connectional members and friends.
Registration for the WMC Quadrennial Assembly is $150. The fee includes badge, conference kit, workshop materials, reports of Officers, Secretaries, Chairpersons and other working materials. The late registration fee (May 26-June 2, 2023) is $160. The on-site registration fee is $200. Refunds will only be granted upon receipt of written request prior to May 5, 2023.
Online registration is available at the WMC Web site, www.cmewmc.org/qa2023. After registering, you will receive a link to reserve your hotel room.
The WMC Quadrennial Assembly will feature three ticketed meal events: a Prayer Breakfast, Presidents' Luncheon and Quadrennial Banquet. The deadline date to purchase the tickets was May 30, 2023. Tickets will not be sold on site.
The official hotel for the Quadrennial Assembly is the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront located at 225 E. Coastline Drive in Jacksonville, Florida. The hotel rooms at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront are sold out. You may check your reservation confirmation sent to you by email or by clicking here.
Overflow Hotel: Reservation Deadline is Midnight on 6/9/2023
The overflow hotel is the Doubletree by Hilton Jacksonville Riverfront located at 1201 Riverplace Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207. After registering for the Quadrennial Assembly, you will receive a link to reserve your hotel room online. You may make reservations using the following methods after registering for the Quadrennial Assembly. Reservation Cut-off Date –reservations must be made before midnight on 6/09/2023.
By phone (available 24 hours a day) to 1-800-222-8733 and be sure to ask for “Women’s Missionary Council” or Group Code WMC
By Internet—click on this link: Booking Link: https://www.hilton.com/en/book/reservation/deeplink/?ctyhocn=JAXJRDT&groupCode=CDTWMC&arrivaldate=2023-06-26&departuredate=2023-06-29&cid=OM,WW,HILTONLINK,EN,DirectLink&fromId=HILTONLINKDIRECT
**Be sure to copy and paste the entire link (it may be 2 lines long) in order for it to work properly**
Reservation Cut-off Date – as a reminder, reservations must be made before midnight on Date 6/09/2023.
The hotel group rate is $129 per night plus tax.
Deposit Policy: Credit Card Guarantee Required
Cancellation Policy: 24 hours Prior To 11:59 Pm Local Time The Day Of Arrival Or 1 Night Fee/ Credit Card is Required.
We look forward to seeing you at the 20th Quadrennial Assembly. Please pray for the Women’s Missionary Council and the success of the meeting and activities as we continue to serve Jesus Christ and the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in this present age.
In the Service of the Lord,
Dr. Jacqueline I. Scott, International President
Patron Bishop Charley Hames, Jr.
Women's Missionary Council
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church