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Gateway Conference Leadership Summit

Saturday, March 25, 2023

Greenville FMC


9:30am-   Registration*

10:00am- Welcome/Worship/Communion

10:30am- Message by Bishop Cowart

11:30am-  Break

11:45am- Organize Conference/Nominating Committee results (e-mail ballot before Leadership Summit)

Noon-       Lunch (Lunch will be at the Church, there will be an opportunity to have lunch with Greenville University-President Suzanne Davis will speak)

1:30pm-    Gateway Vision - Supt. Tolly

2:15pm-    Break

2:30pm-   Special Speaker

3:30pm-   Board of Administration report/Ministerial Education and Guidance Report

4:30pm-    Adjourn for Dinner

5:00pm-    Dinner

7:00pm-    Worship/Message by Bishop Cowart/Ordination Service

*Breakfast will not be served (snacks, coffee and soda will be available all day)

Click here for registration form. Registration is required for Lunch and Dinner. Registration deadline is Monday, March 6.

More information is available on our website:


Click here for newsletter with additional detailed information

A detailed newsletter will be sent to Gateway Conference Members and Delegates whose e-mails we have received next week.

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Important Leadership Summit Deadlines:

Registration for Meals is due Monday, March 6.

Click here for Registration form

We need to have the Delegates Information sheet for your church delegate(s) by Monday, March 6 in order to send the Nominating Committee Ballot for voting to them via Constant Contact.

Click here to access delegate credential forms and delegates information sheets.

Delegates Credential forms will be due by Monday, March 20.

Click here to access the Lay Delegate Handbook

Men's Ministries International Zoom Meeting

Thursday, March 2nd, 6pm PST (4pm CST)

Celebrating the Lives and Ministry of Missionaries Harry & Ruth Winslow

Greenville Free Methodist Church Sanctuary

Wednesday, March 15, 2023


This is a night to honor Ruth and Harry Winslow for their 45 years of missionary service in Asia.


Ruth and Harry will have an hour to share stories they have never had an opportunity to share before due and will also give the congregation a glimpse into the pioneer days of missions.

Click here to learn more about Love Found A Way-The Journey of a Nurse in China by Ruth Winslow

March 15-Celebration of Missionaries Harry and Ruth Winslow, Greenville FMC, 7:00pm

March 25-Gateway Conference Leadership Summit, Greenville FMC, Greenville, IL

Durley Camp and Retreat Center Summer Schedule:

June 2-7-Family Camp Week

June 10-Day Camp (Grades K-2)

June 12-16-Young Teen 1 Camp (Grades 6-9)

June 19-23-Young Teen 2 Camp (Grades 6-9)

June 26-29-Guide Camp (Grades 4-6)

July 5-7-Trailblazer Camp (Grades 2-4)

September 1-3-Senior Teen Weekend (Grades 9-12)

July 14-22-Cowden Camp

July 24-28-FMCUSA General Conference, Hilton Orlando, FL

Click here for more information

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Superintendent's Schedule:

March 9-BOA Meeting

March 15-Supt.'s Zoom Meeting

March 25-Leadership Summit, Greenville FMC

April 17-April 22-Supt.'s/FMCUSA BOA meetings

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