Plans are being finalized for the 86th Congress of the Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ. The Board of Directors has just returned from a productive meeting held in Las Vegas, Nevada. With a follow-up meeting in St. Louis, Missouri at the beautiful congress headquarters hotel. Our theme for this year's congress is, "Refreshed by Jesus Christ, the People Have a Mind to Work, Renewed, Restored, and Revitalized" scripture reference: Nehemiah 4:6.
We are requesting all workshop leaders to teach from this theme, it is important that we all be on one accord. Special instructions will be forthcoming to all department heads that are teaching classes or holding workshops.
Please make your hotel reservations as soon as possible the rooms are going fast. Just a reminder, dates for the 86th Congress of the Metropolitan Spiritual Churches of Christ is Monday, July 18 through Friday, July 22,2011.
Hotel rates and information:
Sheraton Westport Chalet Hotel
Lake Chalet-191 Westport Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63146
Individual Reservation; 888-627-7066
All reservations must be received on or before Monday, June 27, 2011
, reservations received after this date will be subject to room and rate availability. Therefore, it is important to get your reservation as soon as possible.
These room rates are available for those who would like to arrive earlier.
$ 95.00 Discount flat rate for single-Quadruple occupancy/standard rooms
$115.00 Discounted rate for single or double occupancy on the club level.
These rooms include breakfast, acecess to the club level as well as oversized guest rooms.
Rates include complimentary high-speed wireless internet.
This is a beautiful hotel it has restaurants and many shopping areas surrounding the hotel. There is free complimentary transportation to and from the airport twice every hour-6 a.m. until 9 p.m. on the Sheraton Westport Hotel Shuttle.
I personally want to thank the Congress Convention Coordinating Committee headed by Bishop Otto T. Houston, ill for doing an outstanding job in acquiring a beautiful hotel and congress location.
Enclosed in the last letter sent to you was a '2011' Adult Pre Registration form so that you may register early and take advantage of the discount. There is not a lot of time left so get your registration in now.
To all department chairpersons please have your congress information sent to the national headquarters office no later than May 1, 2011, a current picture of yourself should be included with your teaching information, so that you might be a part of this year's congress brochure.
Information concerning our Foreign Mission trip to Africa in October will be in our next communication.
As many of you may have already heard our International Secretary, Professor Michael L. Charles went home to be with the Lord on March 9, 2011. Services were at the Mother Church the Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ on Saturday, March 19. Special thanks to the College of Bishops and those who travelled from across the country to share in the home going services. Please continue to keep our church family as well as his biological family in prayer.
Weare excited about this year's congress; please continue to pray for our organization and that the spirit of the Lord reign down on us as we celebrate eighty-six years of preaching, teaching, healing and prophesying in the name of Jesus our Lord and savior.
We thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you at our 86th Congress July 18-22, 2011. Please make your room reservations now and send in your pre registration form with your check or money order as soon as possible.
We are your humble servants,
Bishop James D. Tindall, Sr.
International Presiding Prelate
Bishop William Hamilton
Bishop Otto T. Houston, III
First Vice Coadjutor
Bishop James A. Johnson
Second Vice Coadjutor
Pre-Registration Deadline: June 9, 2011
Adult Pre-Registration Fee $85.00 **No Event Tickets are included in Packet**
Non-Attendee Pre-Registration Fee: $40.00 **(Those who are not attending Congress, but want to receive Congress mailings and renew Licenses) *Packets will be mailed during week of Congress.
On Site Adult Registration Fee $100.00 **No Event Tickets are included in Packet**
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