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Annual Conference 2024

Ending Spiritual & Physical Hunger

June 12-15, 2024  California & Hawai`i

(June 13-16, 2024  Guam & Saipan)

With the theme “Ending Spiritual & Physical Hunger: Flourish!” the 40th Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference will be held June 12-15, PDT/HST, in Burbank, CA at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport.

Instructions from the Conference Secretary on formatting and submission of Rules change, Reports, Recommendations, Resolutions, and Petitions Submission Instructions: AC 2024 Preliminary Instructions (PDF)

  • Rules submissions are due by March 15, 2024
  • Reports, Recommendations, Resolutions, and Petitions are due by April 1, 2024

Conference Rules can be found in the 2023 Journal on the Conference Secretary website.

The 2024 Annual Conference will be held at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport.

Reservations for hotel rooms can be made at this link or by calling 818-843-6000 and mentioning the Cal-Pac UMC group. The deadline to reserve is May 17, 2024.

Key Information:

  • Accessible rooms are available; contact the hotel directly at 818-843-6000 and mention the Cal-Pac UMC group to reserve.
  • Two on-site restaurants are available, and a list of nearby restaurants within walking distance will be provided soon. Special meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner can be purchased during conference registration, all other meals are on your own.
  • There is a complimentary airport shuttle to and from the Burbank airport.
  • On-site parking rates: Hourly: $6.72, Daily: $26.88 ($21/day for hotel guests), Weekly: $188.16. An Electric Car Charging Station is also available.
  • Pets are welcome with a non-refundable fee of $100 per stay; maximum pet weight is 25lbs, and a maximum of 2 pets per room are allowed.

A current draft of the AC2024 schedule overview can be viewed here:

2024 AC Schedule Overview 

Lay equalization is the process by which the conference balances the number of voting lay persons with the number of clergy members (with vote). The process is explained in Conference Rules IV.A (2023 Journal Section I). Calculations are based on local church membership as of December 31, 2022 as reported in Table 1, line 4 and clergy membership as of February 1, 2024.

The full report on Lay Equalization is available online by clicking here.

For the Conference Journal, please visit the Conference Secretary page.

Rev. Bob Rhodes
Conference Secretary

Jennifer Gaylord
Conference Registrar