News and Events
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 https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/leadership-resources/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 https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/leadership-resources/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.