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     Final Schedule for Convention 2017
Updates Posted 10/18/2017


Thursday, October 26, 2017


3:00 – 7:00 p.m. Fall Warm Up Event – Endris Lodge at Lapping Park (free event, RSVP encouraged)                  

7:30 p.m.          Evensong and Reception at St. Paul’s, New Albany


Friday, October 27, 2017


7:45 a.m.          Registration at Kye’s, exhibit area open

9:00 a.m.          Opening prayer

                         Convention Convenes

                         Report from Credentials Committee

                         Adoption of Convention rules & information on voting for Diocesan positions

                         Election of Secretary of Convention, Diocesan Secretary, Diocesan Treasurer

                         Confirmation of Appointments of Chancellor

                         Convention Legislative session: Report from the Nominating Committee and

                         Introductions of the nominees

9:30 a.m.          Pathways 2.0 update

9:45 a.m.          Bishop’s address

10:15-10:30      Break

10:30-12:00      Announce election results of first ballot and next ballot if necessary.

                         Table discussions regarding listening process                 

12:00-noon       Noonday Prayers and Commissioning of General Convention Deputies

                         Recess for lunch on your own (pre-ordered box lunch available for pick up in patio area)

                         Mission Projects in the designated area at Kye’s thru 2:30 p.m.

1:00-2:30          Resolution and Constitution & Canon’s and Budget hearings (Kye’s)      

2:30 – 3:15        Announce election results of second ballot
                         Resolution presentation

                         Constitution & Canon presentation

3:15-3:30         Break   

3:30-4:30         Congregational Vitality workshops:

                         #1 What Your Congregation/Ministry Can Learn from New Starts and Innovative Ministries

                                 The Rev. Gray Lesesne, The Rev. Sarah Ginolfi, The Rev. William Curtis

                                      #2 Vital Congregations: Lessons Learned from Lilly Endowment Grantees

                                            The Rev. Elise Erikson Barrett, Lilly Endowment, Inc.

                                      #3 Vital Leaders and Vital Congregations – The Rev. James B. Lemler

5:00 p.m.          Exhibits close

5:00 p.m.          St. Paul’s, Jeffersonville, Prayers and Bells for Opioid Victims

5:30 p.m.          Holy Eucharist at St. Paul’s, Jeffersonville                     

7:00 p.m.          Social time – Kye’s  

7:30 p.m.          Dinner – Kye’s



Saturday, October 28, 2017


9:00 a.m.          Opening Prayer, Kye’s

                         Youth Presentation/Waycross Camp Summary      
                         Report on Unfinished Business

                         Global Mission Report

                         Treasurer’s Report

                         Presentation/Discussion and approval of 2018 Budget

                         Courtesy Resolutions                    
                         Closing prayer



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