Convention Agenda

140th Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio
November 13-15, 2014 / Chillicothe, Ohio
“Bread & Yeast:  Small Things Change Everything”

Thursday, November 13

5:00 p.m.              Italian Dinner at Saint Paul’s Church (make reservations here)

7:30 p.m.              Evening Prayer at Saint Paul’s Church


Friday, November 14th

8:30 a.m.              Check-in (on-site registration) opens

9:30 a.m.              Nominee forum

11 a.m.                  Convention opens

Opening prayer

Credentials report

Resolutions:   guests, mission share and audits

Adoption of agenda

Convention appointments

Introduction of nominees and First Ballot

12:30 p.m.           Lunch

1:45 p.m.             Reconvene

Introduction of new clergy/cures

Introduction of diocesan staff

Additional appointments/ratifications

Receipt of written reports

Second ballot

Re-imagine Task Force:  Introduction to the Art of Hosting Conversations that Matter

Report from Hope Clinic – Convention Offering Designee

4:15 p.m.              Evening Worship

5.15 p.m. -6.45p.m. Deacon’s Meeting

6:30 p.m.              Reception

7:00 p.m.              Banquet with Entertainment:  “The Poverty String Band” from Portsmouth, Ohio


Saturday, November 15

8:00 a.m.              Check in (on-site registration) opens

9:00 a.m.              Convention Eucharist with Bishop’s Address:  clergy vest and process

11:00 a.m.           2nd Credentials Report

Third Ballot (if necessary)

World Café Conversations

Video:  Episcopal Relief & Development 75th Anniversary

12:30 p.m.           Lunch

Clergy Spouse/Partner  Lunch

1:30 p.m.              Reconvene

Fourth Ballot (if necessary)

Finance reports:  Trustees of the Diocese, 2015 budget

Report from Resolutions Committee

Voting on Resolutions

Courtesy resolutions

Invitation to 141st Convention – Dayton

Closing Prayer

4 p.m.                    Adjourn