Southeastern District Convention Information  
January Convention Notes
The District Office is hard at work preparing for the 38th Convention of the Southeastern District, to be held May 10-12, 2018 at the Hickory Convention Center, Hickory NC.
Servant of Christ Nominations
Due January 23, 2018 
All chartered congregations that are a member of the Southeastern District received a Convention Mailing earlier this month containing the information needed to nominate a person for the Servant of Christ Recognition. Packet information may be found at our website. Servant of Christ Nominations are due by January 23, 2018.
Convention Delegates
The District Office is now communicating directly with those Delegates whose Delegate (Accreditation) Forms have been received. If your congregation has not yet submitted their Delegate Forms, we ask that you do this as soon as possible so that no important information is missed by your Delegates. Forms may be downloaded here.
Please note: The Delegate (Accreditation) Form does not automatically register a congregation's delegates for Convention. A separate Registration Mailing will be sent no later than the beginning of March.
Pre-Convention Webcast 1
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
10:00 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:00 PM
Introduction/Nuts & Bolts of Convention - On January 23, 2018, the President will host a pre-convention webcast, the purpose of which will be to:
  • Introduce the delegates and others to the process of the Convention.
  • Prepare the delegates and others with the vision and mission of the Southeastern District.
  • Engage in conversation with those present in order to identify issues that must be addressed at the Convention.
Convention Workbook distributed (electronic format)
February 2018
Convention Registration and Costs
Registration Mailing - March 2018
A complete Registration Packet will be sent out no later than the beginning of March. In general, please be aware that the congregation and/or school carry the expense of meals and lodging for their designated delegates. The District covers the extra expenses incurred by delegates appointed to serve on floor committees while they are serving on floor committee business. For planning purposes, costs may be estimated using the following information:
Registration Fee:               Early Bird              Regular           Late
Voting Delegate                 225                        275                  325
Advisory Delegate              180                        230                  280
Emeritus Advisory               160                        210                  260
Non-Delegates                   160                        210                  260
Room Cost:  Varies depending on the hotel chosen
Convention Hotels:  A listing of nearby hotels can be found on the Convention page of the SED website 
Meal Plan:  Lunch will be provided on Friday and Saturday; concessions are available within the Convention Center and a variety of restaurants are within easy driving distance.  
Be sure to check our website routinely for updates:  

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