Dear CME Missionaries, Members and Friends:
The Women's Missionary Council will convene its 19th Quadrennial Assembly, June 21-29, 2019, at the Shreveport Convention Center located at 400 Caddo Street in Shreveport, LA. The official hotel is the Hilton Shreveport located at 104 Market street in Shreveport, LA (adjacent to the Shreveport Convention Center). Presiding Bishop C.James King, Jr. along with the Fourth Episcopal District will host the Quadrennial Assembly.
This message will provide you with the necessary information to help you prepare for the WMC Quadrennial Assembly including airport transportation and dress attire.
General Information & Program Schedule
Registration for the WMC Quadrennial Assembly is now closed. On-site registration is $190. The fee includes badge, conference kit, workshop materials, reports of Officers, Secretaries, Chairpersons and other working materials.
No meal tickets will be sold onsite.
Hilton Shreveport Hotel
The official hotel for the 19th Quadrennial Assembly is the Hilton Shreveport located at 104 Market street in Shreveport, LA (adjacent to the Shreveport Convention Center). The group rate is $99.00 plus $14.90 (15.05%) tax. Rooms under our block are sold out!
Sam's Town - Overflow Hotel
The overflow hotel for the 19th Quadrennial Assembly is Sam's Town Hotel and Casino located at 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, LA 71101. It is approximately three blocks from the Shreveport Convention Center. The room rate is $89.00 per night plus tax.
The Council will provide transportation from the hotel to the Convention Center.
The hotel reservation number is: 877-429-0711. Group Code: SH06PRI.
Please use the form here if you need round-trip transportation from the airport to the Hilton Shreveport Hotel and Sam's Town Hotel, the group hotels designated for the Women's Missionary Council Quadrennial Assembly.
The Council will provide transportation from Sam's Town Hotel to the Convention Center.
Please fill out the form online here and all required fields using your computer or mobile device as soon as possible and by June 20th. Upon completion, click the Submit button. The form will be automatically emailed to the transportation coordinator, Rev. Dr. Wayne A. Williams. Or, download the form here by June 15th and fill it out with Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Pro and send to Rev. Dr. Wayne A.Williams, P.O. Box 12044, Jackson, MS 39236.
Opening Day, Processional - White/Stole
Ecumenical Service - White/Stole
Reports - White/Stole
Communion - White, no Stole
President's Breakfast (by invitation only)-White/Stole
Honors/Awards Night- dressy dress (preferably black)
President's Luncheon - White or Royal Blue Tea Party dress, White gloves and white fascination (hats)
Night Sessions- Optional casual
Prayer Breakfast -White/Stole
Election- blue or white option
Banquet- After 5, Formal - White or Blue
Necrology Service and Closing Ceremony - White
Tour of Shreveport
It is our custom to have a tour of the city where we hold our Quadrennial Assembly. Information about the tour of Shreveport, Louisiana (June 22, 2019) is available here. https://www.cmewmc.org/2019-quadrennial-assembly.
Mobility scooters are available to rent from local companies. Additional information is available here on the WMC Website.
We look forward to seeing you at the 19th Quadrennial Assembly. Please pray for the success of the meeting and activities as we continue celebrating over 100 years in ministry.
In the Lord's Service,
Dr. Princess A. Rogers Pegues, International President
Patron Bishop James B. Walker
Women's Missionary Council
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church