2020 Tennessee Annual Conference: Submission Guidelines

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Annual Conference is rescheduled for September 18 & 19, 2020 at Brentwood UMC, therefore the submission deadline has been extended to July 20, 2020. Please adhere to the guidelines outlined below on how and where to submit reports, resolutions, and exhibitor booklet pages.

REPORTS

Submission deadline 7/20/20 to reports@tnumc.org

The Journal will follow a similar format as last year’s Journal.

All Reports that are to be included in the 2020 Tennessee Annual Conference Journal must adhere to the following specifications:

  • Word document – Clarity and brevity are appreciated. If you can say it in one page or less, please do.
  • 8 ½ x 11 page with 1-inch margins on all sides
  • 10 pt. Times New Roman typeface
  • Please use the updated 2020 Tennessee Conference Style Sheet for capitalization, abbreviations, punctuation, etc.

RESOLUTIONS

Submission deadline 7/20/20 for inclusion in the pre-Conference materials (online and app) using this template:  2020 Resolution Submission Form 

Current Standing Rules state: All resolutions not included in the pre-Conference materials shall be submitted to the Committee on Resolutions at least 30 days prior to the first day of the Annual Conference Session. The chair of the Resolutions Committee shall submit to the Annual Conference, in their original form, all resolutions so submitted. In addition, the committee may present to the Annual Conference for consideration a revised version of any such resolution. (Given this, Resolutions may be submitted up until 30 days before the annual conference – 8/17/20).

Resolutions will be distributed electronically via this website and the annual conference app after the Resolutions Committee meets to review them.  Resolutions will be included in the 2020 Tennessee Annual Conference Journal. When submitting a Resolution:

Alternately, you can submit a Word document using the suggested format (8 ½ x 11 page with 1-inch margins on all sides, 10 pt. Times New Roman typeface)

STANDING RULES CHANGES

Submission deadline 7/20/20 for inclusion in the pre-Conference materials (online and app) to jvoorhees@cityroadchapel.org  [or as stated above, up to 30 days before annual conference – by 8/17/20] 

The Committee on Standing Rules of the TN Annual Conference (CSR) will receive input from conference members regarding any changes in the rules of the conference. The CSR is charged with reviewing changes in the rules and policies which guide our life together and submitting changes in those rules to the Annual Conference for approval.

Proposals for changes to the conference rules should be submitted in writing to the committee chair, Jay Voorhees, no later than 8/17/20. Please email all proposals to jvoorhees@cityroadchapel.org.

 

EXHIBITOR BOOKLET

Click here for 2019 “EXHIBITOR” MINISTRY BOOKLET SUBMISSION GUIDELINES   Submission deadline: 7/20/20.