176th Diocesan Convention in 2015

The 176th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri took place on November 20 and 21, 2015, at the Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center, Chesterfield, Missouri. The theme of this convention was Be Reconciled! Host parish for this convention was St. Timothy's Episcopal Church in Creve Coeur.

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  • 8/28/2015  Nominations forms and brochure available online
  • 8/28/2015  Hotel information and reservation link is online.

September

  • 9/4/2015  Mailing of bishop's letter of invitation to participants in convention and invitation from the bishop's executive staff about this year's meeting as it transitions to a paperless gathering.
  • 9/4/2015  Copies of those letters, along with a draft agenda will be available online
  • 9/4/2015  Registration for Exhibitors and Vendors opens, will be available online
  • 9/9/2015  Request for annual reports sent to leaders of diocesan organizations and governance bodies

October

  • 10/1/2015  All nominations must be received by 5 pm
  • 10/1/2015  All resolutions for both the Resolutions Committee and the Constitution and Canons committee must be received by 5 pm
  • 10/8/2015 Nominations published online.

November

  • 11/1/2015  Registration deadline for convention
  • 11/1/2015  Deadline for Hotel reservations at the convention block rate
  • 11/1/2015  Deadline for reserving Childcare
  • 11/1/2015  Deadline for Exhibitors and Vendors to order space and register 
  • 11/2/2015  Perfected resolutions from Resolutions Connittee due in communications office by 5 pm
  • 11/2/2015  Perfected resolutions from Constitution and Canons committee due in communications office by 5 pm
  • 11/6/2015  By this date all nominees photos and bios will be published online
  • 11/6/2015  All resolutions received and perfected by Resolutions Committee will be published online
  • 11/6/2015  All resolutions received and perfected by Constitution and Canons committee will be published online
  • 11/6/2015  Second mailing to convention participants directing them to available information online
  • 11/6/2015  Operating budget as proposed by Diocesan Council will be published online
  • 11/6/2015  All annual reports due in the communications office by 5 pm
  • 11/16/2015  By Noon on this date the final version of convention booklet will be published. (We made it by 1:30pm.

More Info

For general convention information, contact Michael Reiser, convention coordinator, using convention@diocesemo.org.

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