Conference Opening Banquet
The “Answering the Call” Methodist mission bicentennial conference opened with a celebratory banquet at 5pm on Monday, April 8th. The banquet was a time of celebrating Global Ministries’ 200 years in mission, complete with worship, remarks by United Methodist dignitaries, and the conference’s first keynote address by Rev. Dr. Arun Jones of Candler School of Theology, Emory University. The opening banquet, along with the rest of the conference, was held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.