AC21 Agenda

All AC21 Services & Business Sessions will be held at and livestreamed from First Methodist Waco (Main Campus)


Sunday, June 20

3 p.m. Clergy Session (online only)
5 p.m. Laity Session (online only - open to all CTC Laity)
5 p.m. Fellowship of Local Pastors & Associate Members (Online only)
7 p.m. Opening Worship Service (limited in-person & Live Webcast)

Monday, June 21

Business Session I
9 a.m. Annual Conference Called to Order
9:05 a.m. How We Got Here - Brief Overview of Process Leading to AC21
9:10 a.m. Centering Worship and Bible Study

9:45 a.m.









Organization of the Conference

  • Registration
  • Approval of Agenda
  • Items to "Lay on the Table"
  • Presentation of Consent Agenda
  • Conference Nominations & Leadership Development Report
  • Introduction of Proposed 2022 Budget
  • Resolutions Amending "Guiding Principles and Best Practices
  • Setting the Bar for the Conference
10:15 a.m. General/Jurisdictional Conference Update
10:30 a.m. Committee on Episcopacy Report
10:45 a.m. Break
11:10 a.m. Episcopal Address
11:45 a.m. Announcements
Noon Lunch (one hour)
Business Session II
1 p.m. Laity Address
1:15 p.m. Board of Ordained Ministry Report
1:50 p.m. Retirement Service
2:20 p.m. Celebrating Our Mission: WIG, Morris Walker, Harry Denman Awards
2:30 p.m. Youth Address

2:45 p.m.





  • Committee on Nominations and Leadership Development
  • Inclusiveness Umbrella Team
  • Council on Finance and Adminstration - 2022 Budget

3:30 p.m.




  • Proposed Amendments to the "Guiding Principles and Best Practices
  • District Property Issue
5 p.m. Adjournment/Recess
7 p.m. Ordination and Commissioning Service

Tuesday June 22

Buisness Session III
9 a.m. Annual Conference Called to Order
9:05 a.m. Centering Worship and Bible Studuy
9:40 a.m. Conference Business
11:45 a.m. Announcements
Noon Lunch (one hour)
Business Session IV

1 p.m.




And Are We Yet Alive?

  • Alive and Serving: Order of Deacons 25 anniversay
  • Alive and "Kicking": Testimonies of Faithfulness
  • Alive into God's Future: Recognitions
1:30 p.m. Celebrating our Mission: WIG Awards/Bishop' Preaching Award
1:40 p.m.

Service of Setting Appointments

2 p.m. Adjournment


All times subject to change