The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth • 25 Years Together in Mission

 

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25th Diocesan Convention

Friday and Saturday, Nov. 16 & 17, 2007
at All Saints’ Episcopal Church
and the Will Rogers Memorial Center, Fort Worth

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Report of Events and Actions Taken
 
   

Proposed Agenda • HTMLPDF

The Bishop’s Address to Convention • TextVideo

   
    Election Results    
   

Balloting on the Proposed Amendments
Reference: The Report of the Constitution and Canons Committee

   
  Ballot 1 – morning


Second Reading: Amendment to the Preamble – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
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Second Reading: Amendment to Article 1 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     pp% clergy/qq% lay
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Proposed Amendment A – defeated
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro: 13 24  
con: 71 99 84% clergy/80% lay
   
   
Second Reading: Amendment to Article 12 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     pp% clergy/qq% lay
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Second Reading: Amendment to Article 18 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     pp% clergy/qq% lay
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Proposed Amendment C – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro: 71 97 84% clergy/79% lay
con: 14 26  
 
Ballot 2 – afternoon  

 

Proposed Amendment D – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro: 69 95 83% clergy/77% lay
con: 14 28  

 

 
   
Amended Canon CC – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     pp% clergy/qq% lay
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Second Reading: Amendment to Article 13 – adopted
To allow the cathedral to be located in a community
other than the see city
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro: 75 107 90% clergy/87% lay
con: 8 16  
 
   

Voting on the Proposed Resolution
Reference: Resolution 1

Resolution 1 – To thank the Archbishop of Canterbury's Panel of Reference for its work on our appeal
passed by voice vote

Resolution 1 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     pp% clergy/qq% lay
con: