May 19 - May 21, 2020
Finger Lakes Region, New York
Save the date!! The Upper New York CAH will be hosting the Northeastern Jurisdiction May 19-21, 2020, with the theme of celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passing of the 19th amendment allowing women to vote in the USA. Among several sites on tour will be the Women's Rights National Historical Park, the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park, and the William H. Seward House museum. More details will be shared as they become available.
July 27 - August 6, 2020
Various locations in England
You are invited to an eleven-day spiritual pilgrimage, walking in the footsteps of John and Charles Wesley. The journey offers an opportunity to immerse yourself in the Christian experiences of John and Charles Wesley; learn, pray, worship, and explore places where the Wesley brothers encountered the living God; form spiritual friendships with these British leaders and fellow pilgrims; integrate Wesleyan theology, ministry, and missional leadership; and rekindle your spiritual passion. The Wesley Pilgrimage is open to all lay and clergy leaders. Participants will explore Epworth, the Wesleys' birthplace; Oxford, where John and Charles led the Holy Club; Bristol, where the class meeting was developed and Methodism became a movement; London, where both Wesley brothers experienced assurance of salvation; City Road, the center of early Methodism; and Salisbury, home to a vital Methodist congregation once served by Francis Asbury. For further details, go to: www.umcdiscipleship.org/WesleyPilgrimage. This event qualifies for 3 Continuing Education Units.
August 4 - August 7, 2020
St. Simons Island, Georgia
The Moore Methodist Museum and South Georgia Conference Archives and History Committee will proudly host the 2020 Annual Southeastern Jurisdiction Historical Society Meeting on St. Simons Island, Georgia from August 4 - August 7. This event will include excursions to Cockspur Island where John and Charles Wesley first landed in Georgia, downtown Savannah sites where John lived and preached, and Fort Frederica on St. Simons Island where Charles served as Secretary to General James Oglethorpe. Event registration cost is $90 and includes lunch at The Pirates' House in Savannah, a banquet dinner on Thursday night at Epworth By The Sea, the full day excursion with chartered bus to Savannah, and the half day Fort Frederica excursion on chartered bus. Space is limited to 75 people so early registration is encouraged. This event is open to all who are interested in the Wesleys' time in Georgia and beginning of the Methodist movement. Online event registration at www.mooremethodistmuseum.com is now open. Click the "Online Registration Here" button to register now. Registrations and payment by check may be mailed to Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522. Register Early - Deadline is July 15, 2020. After deadline, registrations will only be cancelled due to weather emergencies.
August 14 - August 17, 2020
Albuquerque, New Mexico and Denver, Colorado
The 2020 Heritage Tour sponsored by the New Mexico Annual Conference Historical Society will take place August 14-17, 2020. The event comprises a four day vacation tour bus experience to Denver, Colorado. The focus will be on the Colorado Methodist Connection. The trip begin by meeting the bus in the parking lot of St. John's UMC in Albuquerque at 7 am on the 14th. On Friday tour members will visit Fort Union, Cimarron, and spend the night in Pueblo. On Saturday participants will experience Living History Days at the South Park City outdoor museum in Fairplay, Colorado to remember the contributions of Father John Dyer. Two nights will be spent in Denver with a free day to choose your own adventure after church on Sunday at Trinity UMC in downtown Denver. There will be more adventures on the bus ride back to Albuquerque on Monday with arrival back at St. John's UMC around 6 pm. To preregister, please send an email to email@example.com.
September 17 - September 20, 2020
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina
The General Commission on Archives and History of The United Methodist Church will be holding its first meeting of the new quadrennium at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. At this year's banquet the 2019 Distinguished Service awards will will be given to retiring GCAH General Secretary Alfred T. Day III and retired GCAH Archivist-Records Administrator L. Dale Patterson. More details will be posted at a later date.