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THE 40TH ANNUAL SESSION OF THE CALIFORNIA-PACIFIC CONFERENCE

Annual Conference 2024

Ending Spiritual & Physical Hunger

June 12-15, 2024  California & Hawai`i

(June 13-16, 2024  Guam & Saipan)

Registration Now Open!

Register in 3 Steps:

  1. Download the Registration Guide.
  2. Fill out registration form.
  3. Complete payment.

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.

REGISTRATION & SCHEDULE

Registration Now Open! Register Here.

Register in 3 Steps:

  1. Download the Registration Guide.
  2. Fill out registration form.
  3. Complete payment.

A late fee of $50 will be charged for registrations after Friday, May 17, 2024. The last day to register online is Saturday, June 8, 2024. 

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

If you have a room booked at the Marriott, please see below for important information.

We have received a much higher interest in hotel rooms than expected, and the Marriott is now completely booked. Additional discounted rooms are available at Hotel Burbank.
Rooms are available Tuesday, June 11 – Saturday, June 15, for $175/night.

There are two options to reserve a room:

  • Call Aaron Orellana at  818-841-4770 x2246 and identify as part of the California-Pacific Conference.
  • Visit the Hotel Burbank website at https://www.hotelburbank.com/, change the Promo Code to Group code HBUMC24 to see the discounted rate, then scroll down through the upgrades to find the standard $175 room.

Marriott – Key Information:

  • Two on-site restaurants are available, and a list of nearby restaurants within walking distance is available in the registration guide. 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 

PRE-SESSIONS IN SESSION

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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.

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 were due by March 15, 2024
  • Reports, Recommendations, Resolutions, and Petitions were due by April 1, 2024

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

You can download an AC2024 themed virtual background here.

  • Submissions for the Annual Conference are due June 3.
    • Submissions from Presenters: Media from presenters will be shown before, during, or after the presenter, per submitted requests. We encourage all submissions to incorporate the theme for message consistency.
    • Submissions from Organizations: Slides or short videos from invited participants and conference-related organizations will be shown at the time and discretion of the Media Team. These may be before or after a Session or during breaks. We encourage all submissions to incorporate the theme for message consistency. Slides will be reviewed for consistency with the mission and ministry of the California-Pacific Conference, and this service is provided as a courtesy by the Media Team and Conference Secretary.

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

Rev. Bob Rhodes
Conference Secretary
secretary@calpacumc.org

Jennifer Gaylord
Conference Registrar
jgaylord@calpacumc.org

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