Convention Order of Business

The 182nd Annual Convention will be held November 1-2, 2019, at Christ Episcopal School, Covington.

The Order of Business is subject to change.

Friday, November 1, 2019

12 p.m.        Registration Opens (Location: Entrance of the Dathel Fine Arts Center)

12:30 p.m.   Workshop (Location: Gym)

  • Invite Welcome Connect Workshop led by Mary Foster Parmer (Location: Gym)

2 p.m.          The Holy Eucharist (Location: Gym)

  • Bishop’s Address

3:45 p.m.     Convention Resumes (Location: Gym)

  • Call to Order
  • Welcome
  • Dispatch of Business Resolutions
  • Elect Secretary & Treasurer
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Balloting for Offices
  • Ministry Presentations 

6 p.m.          Open Hearings and Committee Work (Location: Dathel Fine Arts Center)

6 p.m.          Reception (Location: Christwood)



Saturday, November 2, 2019


7:30 a.m.     Breakfast (Location: Gym)

7:30 a.m.     Additional Hearings, if necessary

8 a.m.            Registration Begins (Location: Front Porch of the Dathel Fine Arts Center)

8:30 a.m.     Morning Prayer (Location: Gym)  

9:05 a.m.     Reconvene Plenary (Location: Gym)

  • Subsequent Balloting for Offices
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • Committee Reports with Voting on Resolutions
  • Ministry Presentations
  • Courtesy Resolutions
  • Invitation to 183rd Annual Convention

12 p.m. Adjourn




Pre-Convention Meeting:

The Pre-Convention Meeting will be held October 8 at 6 p.m. at St. Augustine’s, 3412 Haring Rd, Metairie. Delegates, clergy, and alternates should attend the pre-convention meeting in order to be best prepared for the business they will handle as members of the Convention. We will live stream the meeting. Further information to follow soon. We will also video the meeting and post on our website and Facebook page.

Click here to download Pre-Convention and budget documents.

Holy Eucharist

Holy Eucharist will take place at 2 p.m. at Christ Episcopal School in the gym The Bishop’s address will take place during Eucharist. Clergy will not vest this year, but instead will sit with their delegates. Quorum will be taken before the service begins. 

Convention Workshop: Invite Welcome Connect 

A free workshop will take place on Friday, November 1 during registration from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. There is no additional cost and anyone interested is welcome to attend.

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