Opening Banquet

The “Answering the Call” Methodist mission bicentennial conference will open with a celebratory banquet at 5pm on Monday, April 8th. The banquet will be 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. Attendees may register for the opening banquet separately from the rest of the conference by visiting Please note that there will be a registration cost of $75 to cover the food, service, and event space. The opening banquet, along with the rest of the conference, will be held at the Emory Conference Center Hotel.