179th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana
The 179th Convention of the Diocese of the Episcopal Church of Louisiana will be held November 4 & 5, 2016 at St. Martin’s Episcopal School, 225 Green Acres Rd, Metairie, LA. Directions to St. Martin’s School and hotel information can be found here.
Prepare for Convention
All are invited to join us for Eucharist on Friday evening at 6:00 pm in the St. Martin’s Episcopal School White Chapel. Clergy will not vest for the Eucharist.
Contact Canon Shannon Manning at email@example.com or (504) 895-6634.
Important Dates & Deadlines
September 5, 2016 – Deadline to submit notice of any proposed amendments to the Constitution to be adopted upon one reading (at the 2016 meeting of the Diocesan Convention)
September 14, 2016 at 6:00 PM – Pre-Convention Meeting at Christ Church Cathedral, 2919 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans (Martin Room)
September 30, 2016 – Deadline for Vendors to register (more information here)
October 4, 2016 – Deadline for attendees to book hotel rooms (more information here)
October 4, 2016 – Deadline for proposed amendments to the Constitution (2 readings, the first at this meeting and the second at the 2017 meeting) or amendments to the Canons to be submitted to Committee on Constitution and Canons (Rule of Order 23)
October 4, 2016 – Deadline to submit nominees for elections at Convention (more information here)
October 4, 2016 – Deadline to register for Convention/send Certificate of lay delegates to Secretary (canon 1.3 ad 2.1)- Registration forms were mailed to the church. (duplicate forms found here)
October 10, 2016 – Deadline for Diocesan Committees and Boards to submit reports (email to firstname.lastname@example.org)
October 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM – Pre-Convention Meeting at St. James, 205 N. Fourth St, Baton Rouge (Vestry Room)
October 17, 2016 – Deadline to submit requests for audio/visual support for presentations (email email@example.com)
October 20, 2016 at 6:00 PM – Pre-Convention Meeting at St. Michael’s, 4499 Sharp Rd, Mandeville (Sanctuary)
November 4 and 5, 2016 – Meeting of the 179th Convention of the Diocese of Louisiana at St. Martin’s Episcopal School in Metairie (Order of Business can be found here)