The 113th session of the Central Conference of the African Methodist Episcopal Church will take place Sept. 11-14 at the Allen Chapel AME Church, 580 George W. Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach.
More than 1,000 delegates, laypersons, and youth from throughout Central Florida are expected to attend the four-day event. The conference will feature a number of workshops on such subjects as Christian education, social action, health and wellness, women’s and youth ministries.
Other highlights of the conference will include a special program during the conference designed to address the issues of youth, young adult and senior ministries. Also, the annual Debutante and Masters Cotillion will be held Sept. 9 at the church.
“We are excited about hosting the conference this year,” said the Rev. Nathan M. Mugala, pastor at Allen Chapel.
Added Bishop Adam Jefferson Richardson Jr., “We pray that all who attend will find inspiration and a renewed sense of calling.’’
Richardson recently was appointed presiding bishop for the 11th District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He was assigned in July to serve as leader of the Florida, Central, South, West Coast, East, and the Bahamas Conferences.
The Rev. James O. Williams, Orlando, is the host presiding elder.
For more information about the conference, call the church office at 255-1195.