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The 224th Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina will be held in Charleston, March 13 at The Cathedral, and March 14 at the Charleston Music Hall.

Attached is the following:

•    Proposed Agenda

•    2015 Proposed Diocesan Budget

•    Convention Workshops: Speakers and descriptions.  Register here.

•    Convention Committee assignments

•    Nominations for  Convention Elections

•    Convention Map/Parking & Lodging suggestions
224th Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina PDF Print E-mail

Charleston Music Hall

The 224th Annual Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina will be held March 13-14, 2015 at the Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul and the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston South Carolina.

Convention Registration

Convention delegates must be certified and  registered by January 31. The cost per clergy and lay delegate is $60 per person. Visitors are welcome, but seating in the visitor gallery is limited. The cost for visitors is $30 per person. If you are responsible for certifying your delegation, download the certification form.

Register here. Note if you do not have an account, feel free to register as a guest.

View Convention schedule.

Workshops Offered

On Friday afternoon, March 13 five workshops aimed at “Mission and Ministry” will be held at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.  Register here. The workshops are:

“What is Anglicanism: Conversations on Affiliation,” led by The Rt. Rev. Mark J. Lawrence, XIV Bishop of South Carolina and The Rev. Dr. Canon Kendall Harmon, Canon Theologian of the Diocese;

“Cultural Shifts: What is Christian Marriage?
” led by The Rev. Dr. Stephen Noll, Retired Professor-Trinity School for Ministry & former President of Uganda Christian University, Author of Two Sexes, One Flesh

“Personal Evangelism” led by Mr. Langdon Stewart, Evangelism Explosion

“Hands-On Mission Locally and Globally,” led by Mrs. Sharon Steinmiller, Director of New Wineskins, Ambridge, PA

“Christian Faith Formation: Anglican Catechism and Confirmation,” led by the Very Rev. Dr. Peter Moore and Mr. Peter Rothermel, Faith Formation Coordinator, Diocese of South Carolina

“Engaging Younger Generations in Smaller Congregations,”
led by Mr. Dave Wright, Youth Ministry Coordinator, Diocese of South Carolina

Register for the workshops here.

Refreshments and Opening Service of Holy Eucharist

Refreshments will be available in the Cathedral courtyard at the conclusion of the afternoon workshops. The Convention Opening Convocation and Service of Holy Eucharist will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday the 13 at The Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul.

On Saturday, March 14 the convention will gather at the Charleston Music Hall. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the Call to Convention will begin at 9 a.m.


All resolutions to be given consideration at this year’s Convention must be submitted to the Bishop’s office no later than January 30.

Lodging Offerings

The Diocese has arranged for discounted lodging at the following hotels:

Francis Marion Hotel
1104 King Street, Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 856-3900
$229 per night; Reservation Code: Diocese of South Carolina

Hampton Inn - Charleston Historic District,
234 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403
(843) 723-4000
$239 per night (two queens);  Reservation Code: Diocese of South Carolina

Further Information

Questions? Please contact Mrs. Beth Snyder at the Diocesan House, at (843) 722-4075, or email, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



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