174th Diocesan Convention in 2013

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Welcome to Convention!

The annual meeting of the 174th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri will convene Friday, November 22 through Saturday, November 23, 2013, at the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in Chesterfield, Missouri.

New this year-Guests

Activities, sabbath time, small group discussions, fellowship over meals--it's all being planned to be welcoming to members of the diocese who are not delegates or clergy. The cost to attend is $0 but registration is needed by November 15. You may purchase meals (lunch on Friday and on Saturday, and dinner on Friday night). Childcare is offered at no cost, but you'll need to register for childcare by Nov. 1, 2013. (Registration forms in the right-hand column on this page.)

Timeline

November 15, 2013

Deadline for guests to register for convention

November 10, 2013

Diocesan organization reports to convention must be received in the Offices of the Bishop by 5 pm Sunday the 10th.

November 8, 2013

Second mailing leaves the Offices of the Bishop with: nominations, resolutions, letter from the primates, proposed budget, parish pledge report, preliminary schedule (included on sidebar)

October 25/ Nov. 4, 2013

An additional mailing to delegates and clergy from the task force and convention planners. News about Sabbath time, some additional logistics, a request for a parish story. (included on sidebar)

August 30, 2013

The first mailing to clergy and lay delegates and alternates was mailed August 30, 2013. It include messages from the bishop, the task force to re-imagine convention, registration forms, hotel information, nomination and resolution information, and a preliminary schedule.

You may also download 4 individual forms for (see sidebar):

  • Clergy, Lay Delegate, Lay Alternate Registration Form
  • Guest Registration Form
  • Childcare request
  • Nomination form for convention elected governance position
The online gateway to convention rate hotel reservations at DoubleTree.

More Info

Contact: Michael Reiser, convention coordinator, convention@diocesemo.org

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