141st Annual Diocesan Convention

141st Annual Diocesan Convention preview

The 141st annual convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio will be held Nov. 13-14, 2015 at the Dayton Convention Center WELCOME The Episcopal Church in the greater-Dayton area invites you to join us at the Dayton Convention Center for our 2015 Diocesan Convention on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 13 and 14. We look forward ..

Resolutions approved by the 140th convention

R14-01 PRAYER SUPPORT FOR THOSE AFFECTED BY THE EBOLA CRISIS IN WEST AFRICA Whereas, we are members of a global community of brothers and sisters, and the prediction of the loss of an untold number of deaths from the deadly Ebola virus is becoming a reality, and threats to the lives and health of our brothers and sisters in ..

Scenes from convention

Scenes from convention

Tweeting. Electronic voting. Talking. Listening. The theme for the 140th convention was ‘Bread and Yeast: Small things make a difference,’ and every action, from individuals tweeting observations of the proceedings to an ambitious World Café conversation where delegates had opportunities to connect with dozens of others just like them from across the diocese, was designed to get people ..

The Art of Hosting: Conversations that matter

The Art of Hosting: Conversations that matter

The Task Force for Re-imagining the diocese asked me to help invite the participants in this year’s diocesan convention to embody the connection they called for in their report. In their report, the Task Force challenged the diocese to build relationships, cultivate trust and seek places for sharing stories and best practices. They also asked if Diocesan Convention should be more relational and how our commissions and ..

Where does it all lead?

Where does it all lead?

Do you remember James Burke’s Connections? It was a ten-episode documentary series that aired on television in 1978. It was also made into a book and was followed by two sequels, Connections2  in 1994 and Connections3  in 1997. In these documentaries, Burke explores connections as what he calls an “Alternative View of Change.” His thesis is that you can’t look at any particular development in the modern ..

Nominations

Convention delegates will elect several people to leadership positions within the diocese. Nominees for each position (listed in alphabetical order for each position) were asked to provide a picture and to answer two questions: Please reflect on your participation in the life of your congregation, the diocese and the larger community. Why do you feel ..

Convention notes: What you need to know

Information updated 11/12/2014. DIRECTIONS, Pre-convention activities; Registration; Meals; Worship; Voting; Youth presence; Entertainment DIRECTIONS Directions to Ohio University Chillicothe Campus map PRE-CONVENTION ACTIVITIES ITALIAN DINNER For those traveling to Chillicothe on Thursday, a pre-convention Italian 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 ..

Bread and Yeast: 140th Convention Guide

Bread and Yeast: 140th Convention Guide

The 140th annual convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio will be held Nov. 14-15 at Ohio University – Chillicothe’s Shoemaker Center. A special section of Connections serves as the convention packet, so please bring it with you to the pre-convention hearings and to convention. If you did not receive your copy in the mail, extra copies will be ..

Bread and Yeast: 140th annual convention

Bread and Yeast: 140th annual convention

Get all convention information and resources on the convention page. Important deadlines September 15       Deadline for Constitution or Canonical changes 30       Deadline for nominations, resolutions, annual committee reports October 14       Deadline for hotel reservations 14       Necrology due November 1          Registration deadline   Pre-convention Hearings Dialogue and discourse on the budget and resolutions occur during pre-convention ..

Necrology due Oct 14

The necrology is a list of people from your congregation that have died since the last convention, so that they can be remembered in our prayers at convention. Submit these names to Geri McDaniel at gmcdaniel@diosohio.org by October 14. If you have questions, contact Geri at 800.582.1712 ext. 105