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PRE-CONVENTION MEETINGS

Due to a full diocesan schedule, there will be only one Pre-Convention Meeting. Delegates will be able to attend in-person or via Zoom video conferencing. The meeting will also be recorded and made available for later viewing. 

January 12, 2020, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 3200 N 12th Ave, Pensacola.

INITIAL CONVENTION INFORMATION PACKET

document download | Convention welcome memo

document download | Important due dates memo

document download | Election of Delegates memo

document download | Number of Delegates per congregation

document download | Hotel Flyer

CERTIFICATION OF LAY DELEGATES

Deadline for the election of delegates is Monday, December 9, 2019. 

 

Download the form and save to your computer.

Submission options:

  • fill the form out electronically, save to computer, then email the saved file to jenn@diocgc.org OR

  • print and complete the form, scan document and email to jenn@diocgc.org OR

  • print and complete the form and mail to Diocese of the CGC, PO Box 13330, Pensacola, FL 32591-3330.

Lay delegates should be ELECTED AND CERTIFIED ON OR BEFORE December 9, 2019.

 

In accordance with Canon 3, Sections 4 and 5, of this diocese:

  1. The number of lay delegates per congregation is based on parish or mission status and upon the number of communicants in good standing, as listed on the 2018 Parochial Report, page 2, line 3. For your convenience, the list on the reverse shows the number of lay delegates each congregation may elect.

  2. Lay delegates are elected for one year, or until their successors are elected, and shall also be the delegates for any special and called meetings of the Convention during their term of service. Each congregation shall also be entitled to elect one (1) alternate delegate for each delegate.

  3. Lay delegates should be elected and certified no later than sixty days prior to the date of the Convention.

DRAFT SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND CONVENTION AGENDA

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Schedule and agenda are subject to change.

GENERAL RESOLUTIONS

Our Rules of Order require that all resolutions be presented in writing 45 days prior to the Convention.

REGISTRATION

Registration opens December 2, 2019.

Each church is asked to register all of their clergy and lay delegates at one time. Only register an alternate if they are attending Convention in addition to the delegate. 

 

RESOLUTIONS TO AMEND CANONS

Canon 28 requires all proposals altering or amending canons should be presented in writing 90 days prior to the opening of the Convention, to be distributed to congregations 60 days prior to the opening of Convention. 

CHILDCARE

Childcare will not be provided during Convention activities. 

CLERGY SPOUSE/PARTNER LUNCHEON

Hosted by Robin Kendrick, the Clergy Spouse Luncheon will be held on Saturday, February 8, at 10:30 a.m. Location to be announced. All clergy spouses/partners and surviving spouses/partners are invited. Please RSVP to the Diocesan Office at (850) 434-7337 by Friday, January 31, 2020.

DRESS CODE

Convention: business casual

Mardi Gras Party & Parade: Festive attire is encouraged, otherwise casual. 

EXHIBITORS/VENDORS

Exhibit Space Reservation Form

Exhibits showcasing various commissions, agencies, institution, ministries and organizations will be open through the Convention.  Please stop by for a visit to see the displays and to learn more about what is happening in our diocese.  

 

Exhibitor space is reserved for diocesan commissions/committees/agencies. All exhibitors/vendors for Diocesan Convention shall be approved by the diocesan office. 

Exhibitors must register at the convention registration link above. Registration opens December 2, 2019.

Exhibitor contact: Sarah Chau at sarah@diocgc.org.

HOTEL INFORMATION

Convention attendees are responsible for making their own arrangements for accommodations. Christ Church Cathedral has reserved blocks of rooms at various hotels in Mobile and the surrounding area. Download the flyer for locations, group codes, and rates. 

YOUTH LOCK-IN

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2020 DIOCESAN CONVENTION
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Discipleship. Development. Discernment.
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EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF THE CENTRAL GULF COAST

MAILING: PO BOX 13330, PENSACOLA FL 32591-3330   PHYSICAL: 201 N BAYLEN ST, PENSACOLA FL 32502

PHONE: 850-434-7337   FAX: 850-434-8577