Upcoming Events

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2020 Winter Leadership Conference

Train and grow your entire congregation's leadership team at the UNION's Winter Leadership Conference. Interns, worship leaders, teachers, administrators, board members, elders, and congregational leaders will all find value and encouragement through this experience. This year's conference theme is "I'd be Happy with Healthy" focusing on building healthy congregations and communities. Come enjoy a rejuvenating escape from your usual routine, build relationships with trusted peers and fellow leaders, and walk away with fresh insights, new vision, and renewed energy.

Don’t miss out on discounted registration to the first 10 to register!

After you complete your registration please book directly with DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront or 800-222-8733. Tell them you are with the UMJC Winter Leadership to lock-in our conference hotel room rate of $112 per night, which includes full breakfast for 2 each day, complimentary parking and free in-room WiFi. Make your reservations today! It is an approximate 20 minute ride from the airport ($21-$26 Uber/Lyft fare). (Attendees can receive refunds up to 7 days before event start date.)


Sunday, January 26

  • 6 - 8 PM: Opening Dinner Reception (meal included in registration)

Monday, January 27

  • 7:15 AM: Shacharit

  • 9 AM: Main Session with Rabbi Carl Kinbar

  • 12 PM: Buffet Luncheon (meal included in registration)

  • 1:30 PM: Breakout Sessions

  • 2:30 PM: Free time & Dinner on own

    Here is a list of choices to get you started: Walkable Dining Jacksonville

    Don’t feel like walking? Look for something on the free Skyway Monorail that runs M-F 6AM-9PM View Brochure

  • 4:30 PM: Mincha

  • 5:15 PM: Gather to leave for Sunset River Tour (included in registration)

  • 9:30 PM: Maariv

Tuesday, January 28

  • 7:15 AM: Shacharit

  • 9 AM: Main Session with Rabbi Carl Kinbar, Rabbi Russ Resnik

  • 11:30 AM - 3 PM: Lunch at Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens (entrance, transportation & meal included in registration)

  • Afternoon: Free time & dinner on own

  • 4:30 PM: Mincha

  • 6:30 PM: Closing Session with Rabbi Carl Kinbar

  • 9:30 PM: Maariv

Wednesday, January 29

  • 8:30 - 11 AM: Steering Committee Meeting

  • 11 AM - 1:00 PM: Regional Directors & President Meeting

  • 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM: Executive Committee Meeting



Union 2020 Summer Family Conference: Columbus, Ohio - July 15-18, 2020



Scroll through the slideshow below to enjoy highlights from the July 2018 UNION Conference in Orlando.