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GCAH representatives plan to attend these important gatherings in 2019:

January 21-23: General Secretary is Keynote Presenter at Susquehanna AC Annual Bishop's Retreat (Theme: The Power of THROUGH: The Importance of Knowing and Using History in Ministry).

January 30: Registration Deadline for annual GCAH sponsored Wesley Pilgrimage in England

February 23-26: General Secretary and Director of Communications attend Special Called Session of the General Conference, St. Louis, MO. 

March 20: General Secretary attends Celebration for Lydia Patterson Institute being named a United Methodist Historic Site in the Northwest Texas Annual Conference.

March 22-23: General Sectretary attends African American Methodist Heritage Center Board of Directors Meeting, Location TBA.

March 27: General Secretary attends the Epworth Old Rectory Board of Trustees Meeting, Epworth, UK.

April 8-11: GBGM Celebrating 200 Years in Ministry, Atlanta, GA. General Secretary presenting paper on John Stewart, the UMC's first official missionary.

May 3-5: General Secretary and Archivist-Records Administrator attend Western Jurisdiction CAH and Historical Society Meeting, San Diego, CA. Archivist presents on May 4 and GS preaches at San Diego First UMC on May 5.

May 7-9: General Secretary attends Northeastern Jurisdiction CAH Annual Meeting, Johnstown, PA.

May 24-25: General Secretary attends "Methodism in Aotearoa: Origins and Impact" at St. Johns / Trinity College in Auckland, New Zealand - The World Methodist Historical Society.

July 8-18: General Secretary joins the Wesley Pilgrimage in England

September 12-14: General Secretary attends the Historical Society of the UMC Annual Meeting, hosted by the Missouri Annual Conference, South Central Jurisdiction.

September 19-22: GCAH Annual Meeting at MTSO, Delaware, OH. Includes historic events with Wyandot tribal and GBGM leadership at John Stewart Heritage Landmark in Upper Sandusky, OH.

September 27-28, General Secretary attends African American Methodist Heritage Center Board of Directors, Location TBA.

October 4: UM Women board members will tour the United Methodist Archives & History Center, Madison, NJ.

October 7-9: General Secretary attends Committee for the Study of the Hispanic-Latino UMC Meeting, Location TBA.