Friday 1 July


  • 09:00AM

    Holy Communion

  • 09:45

    Presbyteral Business

    Prayers: The Revd John Howard

    10:00 Administration

    Adoption of the Obituaries

    Revised Selection Criteria for Ordained Ministry (resourced by Revd Dr Jonathan Hustler) [Item 24, Methodist Council part two, Section K, paragraph 4]

  • 11:10

    Coffee Break

  • 11:30

    Presbyteral Business

    11:30 - 12:30: Closed session (Candidates, probationers and reinstatements)

    Provision for those who are visitors or attending at their own expense has been made. The Vice-President of the Conference will offer a session reflecting on her year of office and a group of 30 are able to visit Westminster Abbey at the kind invitation of the Dean.

    12:30 : Notices of Motion (Notice of Motion 2016/201(P))

  • 13:00

    Lunch

  • 14:15PM

    Service of Thanksgiving and Remembrance

  • 14:45

    Break

  • 15:15

    Presbyteral Business

    Session resourced by the Revd Dr Jane Leach: The God who holds all things: what does the presbyter hold?

  • 16:30

    Tea Break

  • 16:50

    Presbyteral Session

    The Pastoral Address

    18:00 : Presbyters becoming supernumerary (Agenda item 54)

    Annual Inquiry

    18:30 : Closing worship (led by the Revd Loraine Mellor) and motion for the adjournment

  • 18:50

    Adjourn