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84th Annual Meeting
October 23 and 24, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
​The Yearbook committee traditionally meets the morning before the noon start, with the Religion Census meeting the afternoon following the ASARB meeting. These meetings are open to all interested ASARB members.

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2018 Schedule:
​Tuesday, October 23

9:00 a.m. -- Yearbook Committee, Room 4000 (4th floor) (updated time)
11:00 a.m. -- ASARB Board of Directors Meeting, Room 4000 (4th floor) 

ASARB Meeting, Conference Room A/B, 2nd floor 

12:30pm -- Registration

1:00pm -- Meeting

introductions, current projects

Effective Data Presentation
Melody Smith, Organizational Communications Strategist
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Petr Cincala, Director of the Institute of Church Ministry
Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary Andrews University

6:15pm -- Dinner with continued informal discussions (transportation provided)

Wednesday, October 24

9:00am -- Meeting

Data Collection Process, World Christian Encyclopedia:
Gina Zurlo, Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity
(and co-author of the World Christian Encyclopedia)
Center for the Study of Global Christianity

Report from Yearbook and Religion Census Committees

Business Meeting

12:00 Adjourn

Religion Census Committee meeting, ending by 3:30

This year's planning committee members are Alexei Krindatch, Kris Valerius, and Dale Jones.
Annual Meeting Locations and Hosts
Presbyterian Church (USA)

Silver Spring, MD
Seventh-day Adventist

Waco, TX
Gordon Melton, Baylor University

St. Louis, MO
Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

 Salt Lake City, UT
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Springfield, MO 
Assemblies of God

Chicago, IL
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Atlanta, GA
North American Home Mission Board (SBC)

​Lenexa, KS
Church of the Nazarene

Cleveland, OH
United Church of Christ

​Louisville, KY
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Salt Lake City, UT
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Nashville, TN
Lifeway (Southern Baptist Convention), 
21st Century Christian (Churches of Christ),
United Methodist Church

Louisville, KY
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Providence, RI
Beneficent Congregational Church (UCC)