The 79th General Convention will be in Austin Texas, July 5th - 13th, 2018

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Saturday, June 27, 2015

AGENDA for Saturday, June 27

Today is the election of the next presiding bishop.
  • 8:30 - 10 am CDT: Legislative Committee Meetings. Those with open hearings may have some updates on Twitter
    • Constitutions and Canons, committee 04,  on A129, A130, A131, A134, A138, A143, B010, B011
    • Social Justice and International Policy, committee 07, on D033, D041
    • Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music, committee 11, on C010, C023, D036, C050
    • Formation and Education for Ministry, committee 12, on B014
    • World Mission, committee 06, on B018
  • 10 am  CDT: Media briefing
  • 10:30 - 11:45 am CDT: Worship on Livestream (choose Worship)
    • honoring Native American Cornelius Hill;
    • Presider: Bishop Michael Smith of North Dakota (link is external)
    • Preacher: The Rev. Cathlena Plummer of Navajoland
  • 12:15 - 2 pm CDT: Legislative sessions: HOD on Livestream, (choose Deputies) HOB at the cathedral, no livestream, no tweeting. (This is the election of the next Presiding Bishop.)
  • 3:15 - 7:15 pm CDT: Legislative Sessions on Livestream (choose Deputies and/or Bishops)
    • HOD
    • HOB
  • 5 pm CDT: Press Conference with the Presiding Bishop-Elect.  on Livestream, time may change depending on election process, this one will likely have a lot of secular media attending 
  • about 30 min after 7:15 pm CDT: Media briefing, on Livestream (choose Press)
  • 7:30 pm  CDT:  Missouri Deputation dinner/reception and hospitality in the suite
  • 7:30 pm CDT: Episcopal Relief & Development’s 75th Anniversary Celebration
  • 8:30 - 10:00 pm: PB&F and other hearings with open hearings some updates on Twitter
    • Program, Budget and Finance, 21
  • 9:00 pm  CDT: Missouri deputation social hour
Link to view legislation by Number, Topic, Title, or Author, and supplemental material for resolutions:

ECW Triennial Today:

Mobile guide to convention:

In the Exhibit space at the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society:
Episcopal Migration Ministries is sponsoring a tent from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), thereby offering an experience of solidarity with refugees’ journey as they seek asylum in a safer place, like the United States. The staff of Episcopal Migration Ministries will be present to engage visitors in a discussion of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s refugee-resettlement ministry. On Twitter with #ShareTheJourney

Tomorrow's Eucharist is at 11 am CDT, and is the UTO ingathering

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