2017 BC Conference General Meeting

Start Date: 
May 25 2017 - 6:00pm - May 28 2017 - 12:00pm

 

The 2017 BC Conference General Meeting will be held May 25-28, 2017 at The Nest at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. (6133 Univeristy Blvd, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1) The theme for the General Meeting is "How Big is Our Tent?"

The Celebration of Ministry service will be at 10:00 am on Sunday, May 28, 2017.

The General Meeting will be livestreamed via Facebook Live. Click here to view the BC Conference Facebook Page.

To view the session from Thursday night, please click here. 

Click here for the History Quiz! Fill it out by 2pm May 27th for a chance to win a prize!

 

Registration

Click here to register for Conference. Please note that any registrations received after April 30th will be subject to a $25 administration fee, so be sure to register early!

Click here for the Youth at Conference Registration.

Click here for the Children at Conference Registration.

Dependent SubsidyChild care will not be available at the meeting site. Instead, there is a subsidy available to families where both parents, or one parent in a single-parent situation, are required to be at the General Meeting. Conference will provide $50/day for each dependent. If you feel that you qualify for this, please contact the Conference Office for more information. 

 

Accommodation and Travel

Click here to download the 2017 Travel Policy and Volunteer Expense Claim.

This is a billeted conference. Billets can be requested through the registration page. Billet requests received after April 30th cannot be guaranteed. 

Accommodation at UBC is available. Click here to arrange accommodation. Reservations using this link are available until April 23rd, though reservations may still be available after that date. Budget accommodation may also be available by removing the Group Code and selecting "Budget Rooms in Shared Apts." under Select Property.

 

Resources

Click here for the Agenda of the meeting.

Click here for the 2017 Reports and Agenda Book. Please note that one printed copy will be availble per table. If you would like to request your own copy, please email kpurych [at] bc [dot] united-church [dot] ca (subject: Reports%20and%20Agenda%20Book) (Katie Purych) by May 19th at 12 p.m.

Click here for the Draft BC Conference Financial Statements.

Click here for the Draft Property Development Council Financial Statements.

Click here for information about nominations for the President-Elect.

Thursday, May 25th, there will be an Open House at the Vancouver School of Theology. It will be held from 3:30-5:30. Click here for more information.

 

Proposals

Click here for information about submitting proposals.

- Conference Proposal 2017-01: Poverty Reduction Plan for BC

- Conference Proposal 2017-02: Support for Ktunaxa Nation

- Conference Proposal 2017-03: Sinixt Status

Questions and Concerns

  • Email : reception [at] bc [dot] united-church [dot] ca (subject: General%20Meeting%20Question) (BC Conference)
  • Phone: 1-800-934-0434 (toll free in BC) or (604) 431-0434

Keep checking this page for more information!

 

2015 General Meeting

Review minutes, proposals, Deb Bowman's sermon, and the live stream of the meeting.