2024 Annual Meeting Information

Society for Pentecostal Studies

March 14-16, 2024
Candler School of Theology ⎮ Atlanta, Georgia

The Society for Pentecostal Studies welcomes you to the official information center for our 2024 Annual Meeting. The host of this meeting is Candler School of Theology on the Emory University campus in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting will begin on the morning of Thursday, March 14 and ends on Saturday evening of March 16, 2024. The Annual Meeting provides the opportunity for professionals involved in Pentecostal research to share knowledge and new directions in research and practice. Approximately 300 program sessions are convened during the three-day meeting held every spring to provide participation venues and networking outlets for Pentecostal educators and scholars.

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Meeting Overview

The meeting will begin with parallel sessions on Thursday morning and end with a banquet on Saturday night.

Along with plenary, and Interest Group sessions, the conference includes a Thursday evening reception, working-lunch meetings, a Society business meeting, a women’s breakfast, a students’ luncheon, and a banquet. During the conference, attendees will have many opportunities to socialize, become acquainted with other SPS participants, and share their scholarly interests and current work. Attendees will also enjoy discounted prices on a variety of books and other products exhibited by vendors and ministries.

Attendees are encouraged to join the Society for Pentecostal Studies before or during the meeting, but membership is not necessary to register for the meeting. Presenters for SPS sessions (other than specially invited guests), however, are required to be members of SPS.



Are you ready to attend the best educational event for Pentecostal dialog?

Participating in the SPS Annual Meeting is one of the best ways to network with fellow Pentecostal scholars, educators, and ministers from around the world.

This conference is an in-person event on the campus of Emory University's Candler School of Theology.


Hotel Details

Courtyard Atlanta Executive Park Emory

*Cost per night: $112 - $122.

1236 Executive Park Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Phone: +1 404-728-0708

Group Name: Society for Pentecostal Studies

Group Rate cutoff: February 21, 2024

DoubleTree Druid Hills

*Cost per night: $126.

2061 N. Druid Hills Rd NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Phone: +1 404-321-4174

Group Name: Society for Pentecostal Studies

Group Rate cutoff: February 2, 2024

Courtyard Marriott: Decatur Downtown/Emory

*Cost per night: $159.

130 Clairemont Avenue
Decatur, Georgia 30030

Phone: +1 404-371-0204

Group Name: Society for Pentecostal Studies

Group Rate cutoff: February 13, 2024

* A portion of the negotiated hotel group rate is paid in commission to the SPS Executive Director.

airport shuttles


This info will be added when it becomes available


There will be a charter bus transporting members between Candler and the hotels throughout the conference.


Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities

Several exhibitor and sponsor opportunities are available each year. The following explains the reservation information, details of each option, the process for payments, and the benefits of participation. Once reservations are made, you will be sent the specifics of your option(s) via email.