179th Diocesan Convention in 2018

 

The 179th meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri is planned for Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis, Missouri.

Convention schedule

 

7:30 am    Doors Open

8:00 am    Registration 

  • Childcare, Vendors and exhibitors open

8:30 am    Convention 101

 

9:00 - 10:15 am    Plenary 1

  • Opening, appointments
  • Welcome from Host (CCC)
  • New Clergy, New Cures, Clergy Who Have Died
  • Report of Nominations (nominees introduced)
  • Bishop's Address

10:15 - 10:30 am    Break

 

10:30 am -12:00 noon    Plenary 2

  • Youth Presentation
  • Report of the Resolutions Committee
  • Report of Standing Committee
  • Bishop Search Committee 
  • Reports Received by Title 
  • Report of the Diocesan Council
  • UTO Presentation
  • Report regarding DIT
  • Presentation of Budget
  • New Ventures in Community Ministry

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm    Working lunch

  • Noonday prayer (12:05-15)
  • Open Meeting (12:20-1:00) 
  • Discussion of Resolutions 
  • Discussion of Budget

1:00 - 1:15 pm    Break

  • Pick up Ballots from Registration Desk

 

1:15 - 2:30 pm    Plenary 3

  • Balloting
  • Deaconess Anne House
  • Report from General Convention Deputation
  • Companion Diocese Committee Report
  • Faith Christian Church of India

2:30 - 2:45 pm    Break

 

2:45 - 4:00 pm    Plenary 4

  • Report from Constitution and Canons Committee
  • Report from Nominations Committee
  • Adoption of Budget
  • Resolutions Balloting
  • Resolutions Committee Report
  • Site Selection
  • Appointments

4:15 pm Ordination and Eucharist
(Clergy Vesting Room next to registration)

 

Call for adjournment

More Info

The Rev. Joe Chambers, Canon to the Ordinary; Michael Reiser, convention planner, convention@diocesemo.org

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