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Convention resources

A comprehensive list of helpful resources for the 140th annual convention

Convention notes: What you need to know

Information updated 11/12/2014. DIRECTIONS, Pre-convention activities; Registration; Meals

Connecting with Chillicothe: How our presence can make a difference

What if we could use the presence of 500+ Episcopalians and the power of our combined resources to do something that would create a lasting benefit for the community of Chillicothe?

Certify your Lay Delegates

Certify delegates Change of delegate

Resolutions for consideration

R14-01 PRAYER SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE EBOLA CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA;  R14-02 DIRECTING THE SUPPORT OF THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS; R14-03 MARRIAGE EQUALITY Click

2015 Budget

Nominations

Convention delegates will elect several people to leadership positions within the diocese

Convention Agenda

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

The Art of Hosting

Convention e-Connections

An archive of pre-convention communications sent out by the diocese

Hotel information

The deadline for reservations for accommodations is October 14. Since all rooms at each hotel are blocked for our event, make sure to mention that you are reserving for the Episcopal convention when you call. Quality Inn 20 N. Plaza Blvd. 740-775-3500 $82.95 single/double Best Western Adena Inn 1250 N. Bridge St. 740-775-7000 $75.00 single/double/triple/quad Hampton Inn and Suites

New this year: Online voting

Do you have a laptop, tablet or smartphone? Be prepared to bring it and use it at convention! In addition to tweeting our way through convention, we are introducing online voting. If you don’t currently own any of these items, don’t worry – the voting procedure will be short and simple, so it will be easy to share with someone

Proposed revision to Book of Common Prayer

Resolution referred to dioceses from the 77th General Convention

Pre-Convention Dinner

For those traveling to Chillicothe on Thursday, a pre-convention spaghetti dinner will be served at St. Paul’s, Chillicothe, on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 5 p.m. Cost is $17.50 per person and includes salad, entree, dessert and drinks. Reservations are required. Visit https://diosohio.wufoo.com/forms/preconvention-spaghetti-dinner/ to make your reservation

Canon III Sections 4-7

CANON III SECTIONS 4-7 DIOCESE OF SOUTHERN OHIO LAY DELEGATES AND THEIR RIGHT TO SEATS Section 4. (a) Each Congregation that has paid its annual Diocesan Assessments as provided in Article X of the Constitution shall be entitled to seat, voice and vote as follows: 1. Each mission – two lay delegates 2. Each parish –