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Go into All the World: LGCM Annual Conference 2012
I can't believe that it's less than 5 weeks til our Annual Conference and AGM on Saturday 27th October at The Rada Studios (formerly The Drill Hall) in Central London!
I am really looking forward to the conference as we have a wonderful line up including workshops, worship, panel discussions and of course a presentation from Simon Barrow.
I will be sending you more information on all this and the Friday night entertainment over the next couple of weeks but today I am attaching the Annual Report which can be downloaded by clicking here. I have listed the programme times below.
You will see from the Agenda that we have some interesting items this year with the decision about a new strapline andpresentations from local groups in a bid to host next years conference.
If you haven't already booked for the Conference, please do so now by clicking here or by calling the office to request a booking form to be sent through the post.
And don't forget - if you are willing to help out on the day please contact me on firstname.lastname@example.org or 02077391249.
Annual Conference Programme 2012
Friday 26th October
The evening will start at 7pm with plenty of opportunity to meet other members, the Trustees and some of the conference speakers over cheese and wine. At 7.30 we will be educated and entertained by Vinyl Closet as they track the history of gay and lesbian people through music. The evening ends at 9pm.
Saturday 27th October
09.30 – 10.00 Registration
10.00 – 10.15 Opening Worship
10.15 – 11.15 Denomination Panel Discussion
11.15 – 11.30 Tea/Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.20 Workshop 1
12.25 – 13.15 Workshop 2
13.15 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.45 AGM
15.45 – 16.00 Tea/Coffee Break
16.00 – 17.15 Plenary – Simon Barrow
17.15 – 18.00 Closing Worship with Communion
Last weekend to buy Convention Tickets for £10.00 – Price goes up to £15.00 on Monday 1 October 2012
*The convention is very close, 13/14th October. We have a great venue, Chelsea Academy, with good transport links.
*Programme - we will have 40 meetings with chairs on a wide range of topics, ranging from Step work to Higher Power and Dating.
*Keynote Speakers - we have an impressive line up of international speakers:
- Barbara, one of the founders of SLAA, will return to speak;
- we have a couple from Sweden who are among the top experts on sex and love addiction in the world, with their own SLAA personal history as a couple (they will give keynote speeches and be available for question and answer sessions);
- as well as a speaker from Germany.
*Literature - there will be a literature desk as in past years.
*Entertainment - there will be Entertainment 5.30-6.45 on Saturday evening.
*Food - there will be hot food available for purchase at very reasonable prices. A meal at lunchtime both days and dinner on Saturday evening. Plus hot snacks and other snacks and drinks throughout the day.
*Volunteers - we still need more volunteers to help on the weekend. Giving perhaps 30 minutes or 1 hour of their time per person.
*Tickets - we have sold about over 100 tickets and the target is 300. So please remind people in all your meetings about the convention and what a great event it is. Tickets are £10 until the end of September, then £15, so this is the last week to buy at £10!
*Website - details of the convention are on the website. Including how to buy tickets by bank transfer, if you are somewhere where there are no ticket seller.
Extract from http://www.slaauk.org/slaa-convention-2012
SLAA UK is proud to present our Convention 2012:
A New Life Unfolding Within Us
Central London Location: Chelsea Academy, Lots Rd, London, SW10 0AB
Dates: Its on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 October 2012
Saturday: Registration from 9.15am, Serenity Prayer and Welcome 10am, Speakers and Meetings until 7pm
Sunday: 9.45am to 5.00pm
Buy your ticket NOW: available from most meetings..
£10 b4 Oct 1st. £15 after. From London tkt sellers or pay £10/£15 into UK Augustine Fellowship – Convention account. LLOYDS TSB. a/c 22969660. Sort: 30-80-42. IMPORTANT: Give mobile no & first name as ref - we will text you. Please pass on especially to members outside of London.