DIOCESAN GOVERNANCE

Report from the 232nd Convention (2016)

DIOCESAN CONVENTION

Each year, representatives from around our diocese gather to review and discuss issues, policies and structures. While voting representatives and alternates must pre-register and pay to attend Convention, anyone is welcome to attend as an observer for free. Registered attendees receive packets of information, including the Pre-Convention Journal and meals during the two-day meeting.

REPORTS

Friday, May 13, 2016

Date
Info

05/04/19
Sermon by the Right Rev. Chilton R. Knudsen

05/04/19
Plenary Address Powerpoint Slide Show

05/04/19
2016 Ballot Report

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Date
Info

05/04/19
Encounter-Engage Powerpoint Slide

05/04/19
Sermon Text, the Very Rev. Michael Kinman

05/04/19
Encounter-Engage Convention Address Text

05/04/19
Interim Report to the Diocesan Convention

Sermon by the Very Rev. Michael Kinman– Audio

Convention Address by the Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton– Audio

Closing Remarks by the Right Rev. Chilton R. Knudsen -Audio

  • For more information on the deacon task force, as mentioned by Bishop Chilton in her convention address, please see the Interim Report to the Diocesan Convention pdf in the above list. Thanks to the Rev. Barbara Sears for compiling this report.

RESOLUTIONS

Date
Info

05/04/19
2016-01: Clergy and Lay Employee Compensation

05/04/19
2016-02: Adoption of Updated Alcohol Use Guidelines

05/04/19
2016-03: Companion Relationship with Diocese of Puerto Rico

05/04/19
2016-04: Recommendation of Origen of Alexandria to be included in the calendar of people commemorated in the Episcopal Church

05/04/19
2016-05: Amendment of Diocesan Canons

05/04/19
2016-06: Amendment of Cathedral Chapter By-laws

05/04/19
2016-07: Compliance with Diocesan Training

05/04/19
2016-08: Reparations Investment

CONVENTION JOURNAL & BOOKLET

Date
Info

05/04/19
2015 Audited Financial Statement

05/04/19
2016 Congregational Shared Ministry Allocations

05/04/19
2016 Convention Booklet: (distributed at Convention, includes updated agenda and workshop descriptions)

05/04/19
Part A: Committee Reports [PDF updated May 10]

05/04/19
Part B: Nominations [PDF updated April 22]

05/04/19
Part C: Resolutions [PDF updated April 18]