General Convention

General Convention 2018
July 5 – July 13 in Austin, TX

 

Preparing for General Convention

The Provincial Leadership Conference (PLC) presents:  
Webinars to prepare for General Convention

 

The Provincial Leadership Conference presents

Preparing for General Convention

A webinar series

 

Reconciliation

We will explore resolutions on Reconciliation, Prison Reform, Gun Control

Featuring:
James McKim, chair, Exec Council Committee on AntiRacism
Walter Van Windsor, priest at Angola Prison in Louisiana
Kelly Brown Douglas, Anti-Gun Violence Activist 

Recording

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Evangelism

April 12, 7:30 pm ET / 6:30 pm CT
via Zoom webconferencing
with Spanish interpretation available via telephone

We will explore resolutions on Evangelism, Leadership Formation in Small Churches, Church Planting 

Featuring:
Colin & Laurel Mathewson, St. Luke’s, North Park
Amiee Altizer, Flourish Baker and Unshackled
Tom O’Brien, Task Force, Leadership Formation in Small Churches
Susan Snook, Canon for Church Growth & Development

Recording

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Structure

May 10. 7:30 pm ET / 6:30 pm CT
via Zoom webconferencing
with Spanish interpretation available via telephone

We will explore resolutions on Structure, Provinces, Title IV, and Churchwide Leadership

Featuring:
Mariann Budde, Task Force on Provinces
Thom Peters, Task Force on Provinces
Polly Getz, chair, SC Structure, Governance, Consitution & Canons
Molly James, SC Structure, Governance, Consitution & Canons
Scott Haight, Task Foce on Church Leadership & Compensation 

Registration

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Creation

June 14, 7:30 pm ET / 6:30 pm CT
via Zoom webconferencing
with Spanish interpretation available via telephone 

We will explore resolutions on Stewardship of Creation

Featuring:
Marc Andrus, co-chair, Advisory Council, Stewardship of Creation
Stephanie Johnson, co-chair, Advisory Council, Stewardship of Creation
Tom Bruttell, Church Building Fund
Bernadette Demientieff, Gwich’in Steering Committee, Alaska 

Registration

 


 

General Convention Orientation 
for Deputies of Province V

Saturday, May 12, 10-11 am ET, 9-10 am CT

Orientation Videos - please watch these before the May 12 event.

Link for May 12 at 10 am eastern / 9 am central
Our live webinar will give us an opportunity to ask questions of Presiding Bishop Curry, President Jennings, and Secretary Barlowe.  You may participate in groups (gather as a diocesan deputation), or individually from your own device.  It will be recorded.


You may submit questions before the event begins. Please email Heather by May 8.

To join the meeting on May 12:
Click here for the Zoom link.
Or Telephone:  US: +1 669 900 6833, Meeting ID: 917 719 253

 


General Convention Resources

Overview Calendar 

House of Deputies Legislative Committees 

House of Bishops Legislative Committees

 

 


 

 

Prior Conventions

The 78th General Convention (2015) was held in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The 77th General Convention (2012) was held in Indianapolis, Indiana.

The 76th General Convention (2009) was held in Anaheim, California.