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UMC Annual Conferences

With many Annual Conference taking place in-person this year, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is very excited to “hit the road” this summer and visit with our alums and friends!

 

Below you will find the Annual Conferences where the seminary will have an in-person display table and/or alum meal. We hope you stop by and hear the latest from Garrett-Evangelical and let us know what you’ve been up to!

Where To Find Us at the 2022 Annual Conferences

Location: Rivers Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, Minnesota

 

Alum Gathering: Luncheon on Wednesday, May 25th. Room TBD.

 

Garrett-Evangelical will be present at the Minnesota Annual Conference with both a display table and a luncheon for alums. Mary Bowmann Arents, director of annual giving and alum relations, and President Javier A. Viera will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Location: Hot Springs Convention, Hot Springs, Arkansas

 

Garrett-Evangelical will have a display table at the Arkansas Annual Conference, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Location: Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, Michigan

 

Garrett-Evangelical will be present at the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference with a display table. Rev. Scott Ostlund, vice president for enrollment management, will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Gathering Location:
Westwood Tavern
1385 N. Meacham Road
Schaumburg, Illinois

 

Lunch will be held in the Chicago Room, which is located on the lower level of the restaurant. The room is accessible by stairs and a service elevator. A restroom is available on the lower level.

 

Registration: There is a subsidized cost of $12/person for the luncheon. Your registration by Thursday, June 2, 2022, is appreciated.

 

Garrett-Evangelical will be present at the Northern Illinois Annual Conference with both a display table and a gathering for alums. Mary Bowmann Arents, director of annual giving and alum relations, Rev. Becky Eberhart, vice president for strategic initiatives and partnerships, Rev. Grant Swanson, recruitment coordinator, and Rev. Scott Ostlund, vice president for enrollment management, will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

 

Seminary Contact:
Mary Arents
Director of Alum Relations and Annual Giving
Mary.Arents@Garrett.edu

Location: Peoria Civic Center, Peoria, Illinois
Alum Gathering: Luncheon on Friday, June 10th
Registration: Register through the conference.

 

Garrett-Evangelical will be present at the Illinois Great Rivers Annual Conference with both a display table and a luncheon for alums. Christy Smith-Hall, development office, and members of the Admissions Team will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

 

 

Location: Bismarck Event Center, Bismark, North Dakota

 

Garrett-Evangelical will have a display table at the Dakotas Annual Conference, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Location: Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, Indiana

 

Garrett-Evangelical will have a display table at the Indiana Annual Conference. Joe Emmick, vice president for development, and Rev. Scott Ostlund, vice president for enrollment management, will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!

Location: Hyatt Regency and KI Convention Center, Green Bay, Wisconsin

 

Alum Gathering: Luncheon on Saturday, June 11th, in Meeting Room 3 at the Hyatt Regency.

 

Registration: There is a subsidized cost of $10/person for the luncheon. Your registration by Thursday, May 26, 2022, is appreciated.

 

Garrett-Evangelical will be present at the Wisconsin Annual Conference with a luncheon for alums. Rev. Becky Eberhart, vice president for strategic initiatives and partnerships, Rev. Scott Ostlund, vice president for enrollment management, and members of our Development Team will be representing the seminary, so be sure to stop by and say hello!