The 2024 Annual Conference for The United Methodists of Eastern Pennsylvania is May 21-23, 2024, at the Wildwood Convention Center in Wildwood, NJ.  

If you require assistance in registering for a room, please contact Joy Samaniego at: or 609-846-2736.

  • For assistance with registration, click here.
  • The 2024 Pre-conference Workbook is available for download here.
  • Information for the Greater New Jersey Annual Conference can be found here.


  • If you are instructed to use a discount code, be sure to hit the APPLY button for it to take effect after entering the code at check out.
  • Please use the same email address in the billing section that you entered in the registration area.
  • You will receive an additional confirmation email for your hotel registration as this is separate from the Annual Conference registration.
  • Hotel rates are per night.
  • The Wildwood’s Convention Center has a very large Parking Lot which is free for your use during the event.
  • Golf Carts will be operating if you need a ride from your car to the Convention Center.
  • Meals included with your registration: Clergy/Laity Session Dinner, Ordination Reception (EPA), and lunch on the second day of Annual Conference.
  • Focus/Gathering Meals for Breakfast and Dinner are at an additional cost.
  • Wildwoods list of Mid-Week open Restaurants found here.
  • If you are elected as an Equalizing Member at the District Conference, you will be directed to register for the Annual Conference ASAP and given a discount code to ensure you are charged the original cost without late fees.


Agenda for Tuesday, May 21

1:00 p.m. Open Registration & Fellowship
3:00 p.m. Clergy Executive Session – Ballrooms
Laity Session – West Hall
5:00 p.m. Clergy Dinner – Ballrooms
Laity Dinner
– East Hall
5:00 p.m. Mass Choir Rehearsal with Mark Miller - West Hall
6:30 p.m. Clergy organize for Processional / Robing - Ballrooms  
7:00 p.m. Commissioning and Ordination Worship – West Hall
9:00 p.m. Dessert Reception (All Welcome)

Agenda for Wednesday, May 22

7:00 a.m. Breakfast on your own;
Group prearranged breakfasts
7:45 a.m. Communion on the Beach – Convention Center Deck Ocean Side
8:30 a.m. Praise and Worship – West Hall
8:45 a.m. Organizing the Conference
9:00 a.m. Business and Legislation:
Nominations; Advanced Specials; Equitable Compensation; Pertaining to the Adoption Agreement to the Clergy Retirement Security Program (CRSP) for the Year 2025; Relating to Rental/Housing Allowances for Retired or Disabled Clergypersons; Clergy Salary Arrearage Policy, Church Closures
10:30 a.m. Leadership Report – West Hall
11:00 a.m. Memorial Service of Remembrance
12:00 p.m. Episcopal Nominations
12:15 p.m. Lunch – East Hall and East Deck
Bishop’s Luncheon with memorial service families
1:30 p.m. Workshops – Ballrooms A, B, C, Prayer Room, East Hall
2:45 p.m. Praise and Worship – West Hall
3:00 p.m. Episcopal Nominations
3:15 p.m. Business and Legislation:
A Memorandum of Understanding Relating to EPA&GNJ Collaborative Partnership; 2025 Budget; Relating to the Conservation Easement at Camp Innabah
4:30 p.m. Episcopal Address
5:00 p.m. Service of Passage with Anointing – West Hall
5:45 p.m. Adjourn for the Day
6:30 p.m. Dinner for groups and individuals at the convention center (pre-arranged)

Agenda for Thursday, May 23

7:00 a.m. Breakfast on your own;
Group prearranged breakfasts
7:45 a.m. Communion on the Beach – Convention Center Deck Ocean Side
8:30 a.m. Praise and Worship – West Hall
8:45 a.m.

Reading of the Appointments – West Hall

9:00 a.m.

Episcopal Nominations  

9:15 a.m.

Business and Legislation: 
Relating to Membership Requirements for Delegates to General Conference and Jurisdictional Conference; Support of voting rights as part of our Continuing the Journey Toward Healing and Wholeness with Indigenous Peoples established by the Act of Repentance.    

11:00 a.m. Closing Worship with Holy Communion
12:00 p.m. Adjournment