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Convention Information
224th Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina PDF Print E-mail
The 224th Annual Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina will be held March 13-14, 2015 in Charleston South Carolina.

Workshops Offered


On Friday afternoon, March 13 five workshops aimed at “Mission and Ministry” will be held at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.  The workshops are:
“What is Anglicanism: Conversations on Affiliation,” be 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
“Mission Partnerships: The Prayerful Approach to Global Ministry Relationships,” 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

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.

Convention Registration


Convention delegates must be registered by January 30. 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. Visitors may register following the link on the Diocesan website, www.dioceseofsc.org, and follow the directions under the Convention tab.

Resolutions


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