Our 30th Annual Diocesan Convention will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 & 10, 2012, at St. Vincent’s Cathedral Church and School in Bedford. This year’s theme for Convention is “Lift High the Cross.”
Following the service, a reception and dinner will be held in the school gym. Reservations are required. Click here make your meal reservations and payment. For information on overnight accommodations in Bedford, click here.
The Plenary Business Session takes place Saturday. Registration opens at 7:30 a.m., with a continental breakfast available. Morning Prayer will be said in the Cathedral at 8:30, and Bishop Iker will gavel the meeting to order at 9 a.m., again in the gym. Lunch will be served after Noonday Prayer, and the business meeting will continue as needed in the afternoon.
Use the checklist at left to prepare for the Convention.
The calendar at right shows the date and time of your October Pre-Convention Deanery meeting. Using the links across the top of the page, please print the following information and bring it with you to the Deanery meeting as well as the Convention:
» The Proposed 2013 Diocesan Budget
and Assessment information
» Information on all Nominees for elective office
» Report of the Constitution and Canons Committee
» Resolutions 1 and 2
All Deans and Deanery Representatives to Executive Council are to conduct their own Deanery meetings. Nominations and elections for Executive Council Representation will be transacted at each Pre-Convention Deanery meeting. Nomination forms are available on the Forms and Reference page. A list of positions to be filled is here. Each office has a three-year term. A Sub-Dean should also be chosen.
Bishop Iker and his staff look forward to seeing you as we celebrate our 30th year of mission together.