Convention Order of Business

The 180th Annual Convention will be held November 3 and 4, 2017 at St. James Episcopal Church in Baton Rouge.

Schedule is subject to change

Friday, November 3rd

12:00 PM        Registration Begins

2:00 PM          The Holy Eucharist

  • Call to Order
  • Prayers
  • Welcome
  • Bishop’s Address
  • Introduction of New Clergy

3:30 PM          Convention Resumes in Bishop’s Hall

  • Elect Secretary & Treasurer
  • Dispatch of Business Resolutions
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Balloting for Offices
  • Presentation of Resolutions and Referral to Committees
  • Ministry Presentations 

5:45 PM          Open Hearings and Committee Work

6:00 PM          Reception (Parish Hall)


Saturday, November 4th

7:30 AM         Breakfast (Bishop’s Hall)

7:30 AM         Additional Hearings (if necessary)

8:00 AM         Registration Begins

8:30 AM         Morning Prayer (Bishop’s Hall)  

9:05 AM         Reconvene Plenary

  • Subsequent Balloting for Offices
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Committee Reports with Voting on Resolutions
  • Ministry Presentations
  • Courtesy Resolutions
  • Invitation to 181st Convention
  • Noonday Prayers 



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