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Each year the Diocese holds its annual convention to meet, worship, reflect, and make decisions. Traditionally held in October, 2015 marks a change in procedure with the convention being held in two parts---Part 1 in April and Part 2 in October.
Pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Constitution of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, notice is hereby given that: Part 1 of the 178th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese will be held at The Bloomington Convention Center, 302 S. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47403, on April 25, 2015 beginning at 10:00 a.m. This one day convention will focus on the Bishop’s Address, introduction of the 2016 budget and educational workshops.
A recording of the proceedings at Part 1 of the Diocesan Convention Bloomington on April 25th 2015.
[April 25, 2015] During Part 1 of the 178th Diocesan Convention, Bishop Waynick addressed the gathering and called for the election of the 11th Bishop of Diocese of Indianapolis who will be consecrated in 2017 when she retires.
The 178th Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis Convention met April 25 in Bloomington for part one of what will be a two-part convention in 2015, as the diocese experiments with a format that should enable more persons to participate who have Monday-Friday work or school responsibilities. . . .
The Reverend Gray Lesesne, D.Min. preached the sermon at the convention on St. Mark, the Evangelist. Mark 16:15-20
Forms and information concerning the search for the next diocesan bishop.
177th Diocesan Convention 2014
Date: October 23-25, 2014
Location: Horizon Convention Center, Muncie IN
Host: Grace Church, Muncie
The theme this year will be "Holy Currencies." Watch this space for information about the convention as it is available.
The text from the Bishop's Convention Address in its entirety.
A list of the Proposed Resolutions and Amendments to the Canons or Constitution with links to the text for reading/downloading..
A list of reports submitted for the 177th Convention with links for downloading.
Nominees will be posted here as their nominations are received.
Information about and links to the 2015 Budget Proposed Budget, Apportionments, and Presentation.
- 2015 Budget - Apportionment Calculations
- 2015 Budget - Convention
- 2015 Budget - Cover Letter
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- Budget 2015 - Center for Congregations Matching Funds Grants
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Alternatives Inc.
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Daughters of the King
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Diocesan Anti-Racism Committee
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Episcopal Fund for Human Need
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Office of Communication and Evangelism
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Office of Stewardship
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Re-Imagining the Diocese + Appendices
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Re-Imagining the Diocese - Companion Information
- Diocesan Convention Report (2014):- Re-Imagining the Diocese - Companion Information: By the Numbers
- Proposed Amendment: Canon 20 Sec 16 (Ministries of Strategic Scale) - revised format
- Proposed Amendment: Canon 25 (request to conform to The Episcopal Church Canons)
- Resolution on Content and Procedure (updated 9.8.14)
- Resolution on Eligibility for Communion
176th Diocesan Convention 2013
Held October 24-26, 2013
News from and related to the Convention
- The Bishop's Convention Address
- The Diocese of Bor Video (on YouTube)
- The Diocese of Haiti Video (on YouTube)
- Election Results
- Budget - Approved Budget Documents
- Convention Reports
With no resolutions and only second reading of a minor canonical change related to the definition of quorum, the 176th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis focused on learning opportunities and visioning.
175th Diocesan Convention 2012
175th Anniversary of the Diocese Celebrated at Diocesan Convention
The Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis reflected on 175 years of ministry, while wrestling with a future of decreasing financial resources for its work, as delegates met at Diocesan Convention October 25-27 in Bloomington, hosted by Trinity Episcopal Church.