2011 WMU Annual Meeting Schedule

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Posted: Apr 27, 2011 5:00 PM
2011 WMU Annual Meeting Schedule
WMU® Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting

June 12-13, 2011

Wyndham Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Grand Ballroom

50 East Adams Street

Registration opens at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. There is no charge to attend any of the general sessions or breakout sessions, and no preregistration is required.

Sunday and Monday Breakout Sessions, Level 2

A variety of breakout sessions will be offered on Sunday from 2:30-3:30 and 4:00-5:00 p.m. and Monday from 2:00-3:00 and 3:30-4:30 p.m. Topics include Girls in Action®, RAs®, Challengers, Acteens®, Women on Mission®, involving young women in missions, Christian Women's Job Corps®/Christian Men's Job Corps®, WorldCraftsSM, human exploitation, missional living, and more.

SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 7 p.m.

Proclaim Freedom!

Grand Ballroom, Level 3

Presession music begins at 6:30 p.m. -- Tangena Mishler, worship leader, Nancy Grainger, pianist

Call to Worship -- Tangena Mishler, worship leader; Kianni Curry and Julia Jones, national Acteens® panelists

Welcome to Phoenix -- Debby Akerman, national WMU president; Gwen Austin, Arizona WMU president; Terrie Sullivan, Arizona WMU executive director

Music for Worship -- Tangena Mishler

Proclaiming Freedom in Arizona -- Louis Spears, NAMB; Jan Lows, NAMB

Woman at the Well, dramatic presentation by video

Proclaiming Freedom in Our Communities

Through CWJC®/CMJCSM -- Jean Roberson, WMU consultant

Through Baptist Center Ministries -- Ginger Smith, executive director, Houston Baptist Centers, Texas

Special Music -- Our Hope Endures -- Tangena Mishler

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 9 a.m.

Sent to Proclaim!

Grand Ballroom, Level 3

Pre-session music begins at 8:45 a.m. -- Nancy Grainger

Call to Worship -- Tangena Mishler; Ashten Metcalf and Andrea Niles, national Acteens® panelists

Welcome and Introductions -- Wanda Lee

Introduction of Local Arrangements Committee -- Nadine Peterson, chair

Jason Dukes, author of Live Sent

Election of Officers

Music for Worship -- Tangena Mishler

Offering, WMU Vision Fund

Sent to the European Peoples -- Don and Diane Combs, IMB

Special Music -- Tangena Mishler

President's Address -- Debby Akerman

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 11 a.m.

Proclaim Good News!

Grand Ballroom, Level 3

Music for Worship

Proclaiming to All People -- Gordon Fort, vice president, IMB

Don and Diane Combs, European Peoples, IMB

Jeremy and Kimberly, Northern Africa and the Middle East

Jason Williams, California

Jan Lows, Arizona

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2-4:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions, Level 2

MONDAY, JUNE 13, 7 p.m.

Anointed to Proclaim!

Grand Ballroom, Level 3

Pre-session music begins at 6:30 p.m. -- Nancy Grainger

Call to Worship -- Tangena Mishler; Cassie Taylor and Taylor Townsend, national Acteens® panelists

Welcome and Announcements -- Debby Akerman

Music for Worship -- Tangena Mishler

Proclaiming in California and Beyond -- Jason Williams, NAMB; Jeremy and Kimberly, Northern Africa and the Middle East

Music for Worship

Live Like a Missionary -- Jeff Iorg, president, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

Proclaim! -- Tangena Mishler and Nancy Grainger

The LifeWay® Bookstore, located on Level 2, Room 1, will be open on Sunday, June 12, 2-7 p.m.; and Monday, June 13, 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Selected items from WMU®, New Hope® and WorldCraftsSM are available for purchase.

Go to www.wmu.com for additional information.

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