With excitement, we announce the Connectional Youth and Young Adult Conference (CYYAC20) will be held June 29-July 3, 2020 at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons Hotel located at 3121 W Gate City Blvd, Greensboro, NC 27407. CYYAC20 will be hosted by Bishop and Mrs. James B. Walker and the Seventh Episcopal District. The theme is P.R.E.S.S. (Passionate Relevant Essential Sincere Service). 

This message will provide you with general information about registration and hotel reservations. Let’s plan now for our youth and young adults to attend CYYAC20, the premier conference of the General Department of Christian Education and Formation!


Deadline Dates:

  • Pre-Registration (Deadline May 15, 2020): $175.00
  • Onsite Registration: $250.00

Online Registration

The online registration portal is open to single and group reservations for up to 50 persons by credit/debit card and check! The portal is user-friendly and easy to follow. Please ensure that you appropriately add the number of persons in your group! 

You may register online above. Upon completion of your payment, you will receive a registration confirmation notice and the link to reserve your hotel room.

Check payments: Please note that your registration will not be completed until the check has been received and cleared the bank. A receipt and hotel confirmation notice will be e-mailed to you.  Mail your check (made payable to CYYAC20) to CYYAC20, PO Box 65407, University Place, WA  98464.

Please check your Junk or Spam mailbox if you do not receive a registration confirmation notice by e-mail. To request a receipt and hotel confirmation notice, e-mail

If you require assistance with registration or need to make changes to the registration including substitutions, please e-mail the registrar Dr. Theresa Duhart at or dial 1-855-263-1870 and leave a message if necessary. 


Registration for CYYAC is non-refundable; however, registrations are transferable.    The Department of Christian Education and Formation is not responsible for facilitating the transfer of funds between parities but will assist in facilitating the transfer of names during on site registration.

Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons

The group room rate at the Sheraton Greensboro is $135 per night plus tax ($17.12 per night) for a total of $152.12) per night. The hotel room will sleep up to 4 people. The deadline date to reserve a hotel room is 5:00 pm on June 1, 2020. Please plan to register and reserve your room early!

To register for the hotel, please use the hotel link which you will receive via email following the completion of your PAID CYYAC20 Registration. Click on the hotel link in the email to make a reservation.

There will be a one night deposit required when making room reservations for CYYAC20.

Upon making a reservation you will be required to provide a credit card in order to confirm the booking. All reservation must be submitted through the Online Housing System.  

Please note that phone calls are not an acceptable way to make reservations. The Sheraton Greensboro Hotel has been instructed to not honor reservations for CYYAC20 by phone. Please do not call the hotel direct to make reservations, changes or cancellation. Additional information will be available at the hotel reservation link on how to make changes to your room reservation.

Souvenir Journal

We invite graduates, individuals, local churches and ministries to be a part of CYYAC20 by submitting an ad to appear in the CYYAC20 Souvenir Journal. Create an ad for graduates or the conference! The ad rates are as follows and may be submitted here and paid by credit/debit card or check.


Color Page:                                               

Back cover $250.00 (Unavailable)

Inside front cover $200.00 (Unavailable)

Inside back cover $200.00 (Unavailable)

Full page           $115.00

Half page             $65.00

Quarter page       $40.00                            


Additional information about CYYAC20 will be forthcoming and posted at the the official Department of Christian Education and Formation Web site and official CME Web site, the CME Facebook page, Twitter (#CYYAC20) e-mailed and texted to connectional members and friends. Please pray for the success of CYYAC20.


In The Service of the Lord,


Dr. Carmichael Crutchfield

General Secretary, Department of Christian Education and Formation

Bishop Thomas L. Brown, Sr.


Remember our MISSION Formula:

Formation + Nurture + Leadership = MISSION  

Our goal is to make disciples through "events that form and transform."