The Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth
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The 27th Annual
Diocesan Convention
November 6 & 7, 2009 • St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Arlington

 

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Get Ready
for Convention!
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» Check the calendar at right:
• Make a note of the convention dates and place
• Make a note of your deanery's meeting date

» Which deanery is yours? Check the chart: HTML or PDF

» Read the Canon's Letter
» Submit your Meals Form and payment
» If staying overnight, make your reservation
» Review the slate of Nominees for elective office
» Review the proposed 2010 Budget and Assessment documents
» Read the six proposed Resolutions and the proposed amendments to the Constiution and Canons

» Review the Bishop’s Policies and Standing Rules of Procedure

» Review the Convention Agenda

 

Forms
Nominees
Amendments/Resolutions
Budget
Reference
Convention Report
The Bishop’s Address to the Convention

Elections:

Standing Committee, Clerical member:
TBA
Standing Committee, Lay member:
TBA
Ecclesiastical Trial Court, Clerical member:
TBA
Ecclesiastical Trial Court, Lay member:
TBA
Univ. of the South, Trustee (full term)
TBA
Univ. of the South, Trustee (one-year appointment)
TBA

Balloting on Amendments to the Constitution and Canons

First Reading: Amendment to Article 12 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      

First Reading: Amendment to Article 14 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      

First Reading: Amendment to Article 17 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      

First Reading: Amendment to Article 19 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      

Proposed revision of Canon 10 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      
Proposed revision of Canon 22 – adopted
  clerical order lay order percentages by order
pro:     X% clergy/Y% lay
con:      

Voting on the Proposed Resolutions

Resolution 1 The Anglican Church in North America  
Resolution 2 Anglican Communion Covenant  
Resolution 3 Anglican-Orthodox Ecumenical Relations  
Resolution 4 Dissolution of Parishes & Congregations ...  
Resolution 5 Anglican-Roman Catholic Ecumenical Relations  
Resolution 6 Affiliating Parishes  

 

 

 

Sept. 24, 2009

Dear Clergy and Convention Delegates:

       On behalf of the Bishop, we are publishing this bulletin with information that you will need for the upcoming Pre-Convention Deanery meetings and the 27th Annual Convention. The Convention will be held at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, 3900 Morris Lane in Arlington. The church phone is (817) 496-6747.

       This year’s Convention will begin with the Holy Eucharist at St. Peter & St. Paul’s Church on Friday, Nov. 6, at 5:30 p.m. We are pleased to have as our guest preacher, the Dean of Nashotah House Seminary, the Very Rev. Robert S. Munday. All Clergy are to vest and process in cassock, surplice and white stole. Since this is the opening session of Convention, all clergy and delegates should be in attendance.




Memorandum

Date: August 5, 2009

To: Convention Delegates and Clergy

From: The Rev. Canon Charles A. Hough III

Subject: Diocesan Convention Information

The 27th Annual Convention of the Diocese of Fort Worth will be hosted by the Eastern Deanery and St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, 3900 Morris Lane, Arlington. The opening Eucharist will take place on Friday, Nov. 6, 2009, at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Following the Eucharist, there will be a reception and dinner in the Great Hall next to the church. The supper will be provided by The Brotherhood of St. Andrew group at St. Peter and St. Paul’s Church. There will be entertainment during and following supper. This should be a festive evening for all of our delegates.

 

Calendar
Sept. 11 Nomination forms due
Sept. 24 Additional convention materials posted
Oct. 13
6:45 p.m.
Eastern Deanery meeting, St. Laurence, Grapevine
Oct. 17
10:30 a.m.
Western Deanery meeting, All Saints, Weatherford
Oct. 20
7 p.m.
Fort Worth East Deanery meeting, St. John’s, Fort Worth
7 p.m.
Northern Deanery meeting, Good Shepherd, Wichita Falls
Oct. 22
New date!
7 p.m.
Southern Deanery meeting, Good Shepherd, Granbury
Oct. 26
7 p.m.
Fort Worth West Deanery meeting, Holy Apostles, Fort Worth

Nov. 6

5:30 p.m.
Convention Eucharist (Clergy: Process in cassock, surplice, and red stole for the Friday Eucharist)
Nov. 7
9 a.m.
Convention business session
 

 

 

 

 

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