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238th Annual Diocesan Convention
Online on Saturday, March 5
Registration open through Feb. 20
Register Now

Diocesan Convention is a time when clergy and lay representatives from around our diocese gather to share in the polity of the Church, upholding the common mission and ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ. All are welcome to join us as we worship together, conduct business, and listen to presentations.

This year’s one-day online meeting will be held on Saturday, March 5.

Voting members will take part online via Zoom. Non-voting members may view the proceedings on the Diocesan YouTube channel.All voting for candidates, resolutions and the Budgets will be performed electronically.

Note: Voting members refers to canonical clergy and elected lay deputies eligible to vote. Non-voting participants refers to licensed clergy, alternates, and guests.

PRE-CONVENTION HEARINGS

All clergy and deputies are invited to attend one or more of the pre-convention hearings to learn more about the budget, resolutions, and canons being presented at convention. Meetings will be held via Zoom on the following dates. Register here.

Feb. 14
3:00-5:00 p.m.

Feb. 19
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Feb. 21
7:00-9:00 p.m.

Feb. 22
7:00-9:00 p.m.

REMINDERS


Deputy Certification Form—canonical requirement:
Please fax or mail all names of deputies and alternates to Diocesan House on the form titled ‘Lay Deputy Certification.’ The deadline is January 15, 2022 or within three days of your annual meeting. If your deputies and alternates are not on our certified master list, they will not be issued voting credentials. Please remember to call or email Diocesan House with any changes after submitting names. If you have misplaced your form which was mailed in the Fall, please go to our website or call or email Diocesan House for a new form.

Convention materials, including Agenda, Rules of Order, The Budget, Constitution and Canons, Resolutions, Nominating Committee Report, Worship booklet, and other reports will be posted on the diocesan website: www.dioceseofnj.org as they become available.

 

238th Annual Diocesan Convention
Virtual Gathering
Tentative Schedule


Saturday, March 5, 2022
9:00 a.m. ……………………………………. Morning Prayer
9:30 a.m. …………………………………………… Bishop’s Address
10:00 a.m. ………………………………….. Business Session
12:00 p.m. ……… ………………………….. Noonday Prayer
12:30 p.m. ………………………………….. Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. ……………………………………. Business Session

• Convention coordinator, Ann Notte – 609-460-5403 or email.
• Registration questions: Mary Anne Clisham – 609-460-5401 or email

Check our website, www.dioceseofnj.org  for updates posted as available.

 
NOTE: Schedule subject to change