General Conference

VitalityGeneral Conference 2016 Schedule

MONDAY MAY 2, 2016__________________________________________________________

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Registration at Palais des congrès de Montréal

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.   “Un Cinq à Sept”: The District of Quebec welcomes you to Old Montreal                                             and the Bonsecours Market, 350 rue Saint-Paul, Montreal (scroll down for details).

TUESDAY MAY 3, 2016_________________________________________________________

8:00 a.m.                       Registration

9:00 a.m.                       Plenary Session 1: “Theological Vitality”
                                     
Main Hall Room 517 B - D
                                      Special Speaker Chris Thomas     

10:45 a.m.                     Vitality Conversations (choose one)

12:00 p.m.                     Lunch provided in Main Hall

1:00 p.m.                       Business Session 1
                                      Main Hall Room 517 B - D

5:00 p.m.                       Supper break                                  

5:15 p.m.                       Vanguard College Alumni Dinner at The Old Spaghetti Factory

7:30 p.m.                       Plenary Session 2: “Spiritual Vitality – Spirit Empowerment”
                                     
Claudio Freidzon

9:30 p.m.                       Global & Mission Canada Workers Reception at the InterContinental Hotel,
                                      Salon Maisonneuve

WEDNESDAY MAY 4, 2016_______________________________________________________

8:00 a.m.                       Registration

9:00 a.m.                       Plenary Session 3: “Missional Vitality – Quebec”
                                      Main Hall Room 517 B - D
                                      Special Speaker Patrick St-Onge

10:45 a.m.                     Vitality Conversations (choose one)

12:00 p.m.                     Lunch break/PAOC Women Revitalized luncheon
                                      at InterContinental Hotel, Salon Maisonneuve

2:00 p.m.                       Business Session 2 (Main Hall Room 517 B - D)

5:00 p.m.                       Supper break

5:30 p.m.                       Dinner for Lay Delegates, Board Members & Volunteer Church Leaders
                                      at InterContinental Hotel, Saint-Bernhardt Room, 2nd floor

7:30 p.m.                       Plenary Session 4: “Missional Vitality – Multiplication”
                                      
Patti Miller, Kevin Sawatsky, & Beth Grant

9:30 p.m.                       Horizon College Alumni & Friends Reception, Marriott Springhill Suites,
                                      Auberge Salle Grenier Room

THURSDAY MAY 5, 2016________________________________________________________

8:30 a.m.                       Pension Fund members meeting

10:00 a.m.                     Plenary Session 5: “Theological Vitality - Centred on Christ”
                                      followed by Communion / Memorial

12:30 p.m.                     Closing and departure

*This schedule is subject to change upon the discretion of the General Conference planning committee.

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“Un Cinq à Sept”: The District of Quebec welcomes you to Old Montreal and the Bonsecours Market on Monday evening at 350 rue Saint-Paul, Montreal.

 

To kick off our 2016 PAOC General Conference held in the beautiful city of Montreal, we encourage you to find your way to the Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal on Monday evening between 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. Inaugurated in 1847, Marché Bonsecours is acknowledged as one of Canada's ten finest heritage buildings and has become an essential stop on any visit to Old Montreal. There you will have opportunity to meet and mingle with the District of Quebec leadership team and meet up with PAOC friends. There will be a variety of booths set up in the Salle de Bal where you will get to “taste test” some Montreal “originals.” You will receive information and coupons to help you determine your choice of evening dining options in Old Montreal. We encourage you then to head out with friends, or enjoy a quiet dinner for two alone with your spouse, in this lovely, quaint part of our city! You may want to visit the cultural and heritage attractions or even take a calèche tour ride. Be sure to arrive any time after 5:00 p.m. and before 7:00 p.m. so you can also browse through the market’s shops and boutiques before heading out for dinner. The Marché is a walkable distance from the Palais. Should you wish to drive, there are 150 free parking spaces available. Directions to the parking garage are available at http://www.marchebonsecours.qc.caWe welcome you to experience the sights, the sounds, and the wonderful food of Old Montreal as we begin our 2016 General Conference!