Bishop and Mrs. Kenneth W. Carter and the Sixth Episcopal District will host the Sixteenth Quadrennial Connectional Lay Institute and the Sixth Annual CME Unity Summit scheduled August 19-24 , 2017 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis located at 263 Peachtree Center Avenue in Atlanta, GA. 

The Connectional Lay Institute is scheduled for Saturday, August 19, 2017 through Monday, August 21, 2017.  The Unity Summit is scheduled Monday, August 21, 2017 through Thursday, August 24, 2017.  The General Connectional Board is scheduled to meet Thursday, August 24 through Friday, August 25, 2017. 

Ticketed Events:

  •  Gospel Concert: $15.00

     CME Best (Talent Competition Entry Fee) : $25.00

     Commission on Women in the Ministry Prayer Breakfast: $40.00

The hotel room rate is $129 plus tax per night. The deadline date to reserve a hotel room is Saturday, July 15, 2017. Hurry to register online and reserve your hotel room!

Hotel Reservations
The cut-off date has been extended to August 9 to make hotel reservation.  Phone in your reservation by calling 866-469-5475 by August 9.  Ask for the group name: Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Unity Summit.  Rooms have been added for the night of Saturday, August 19.   Should you encounter a problem with making a reservation please contact Dr. Jeanette L. Bouknight at (313) 433-7207 or via email at:

General Connectional Board Members
If you are a member of the General Connectional Board and have not made a reservation, please do so by August 7.

The rate for parking at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis is $15.00 per day with in and out privileges.

Atlanta Scooter Rentals                
They will deliver your scooter to the Marriott Marquis.  You must provide a credit card.

A&M Transportation Services welcomes the
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church
to the City of Atlanta

Arrivals - 8/14/17 thru Departures - 8/28/17


A&M Transportation Services Airport Shuttle Service…

is the exclusive shuttle service between the:

                   Atlanta Marriott Marquis  AND
       Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport


Service available FROM/TO the airport every 15 minutes from 6 am -11 pm
FARES are:   $16.50 “One Way”  / $28.00 “Round Trip”
                 (Gratuity “is not” included in this price)
·   Advance reservations/arrangements are required at least 72 hours prior to arrival in Atlanta.
·   To make reservations, please call 770.955.4565 or book your reservations online at:
· From plane proceed to Main Terminal Baggage Claim
· From Baggage Claim, follow signs to Ground Transportation
· Exit Door W1 From North Terminal or W2 From South Terminal    Areas Respectively
· Follow Signs For Green Area Shared Ride Local Shuttles Center
· We are Located Right Across from Terminal Building.

Thank you for supporting the Fifth Annual CME Unity Summit!