The 144th Diocesan Convention will take place at the Ramada Conference Center, State College - June 13 & 14, 2014
Convention hosts: Northern Tier and West Branch, The Rev. Janis Yskamp, Mrs. Joan Berresford, The Rev. Lauri Kerr and Mrs. Cindy McNeil, Conveners.
THRIVE is ALIVE at Convention 2014!
Join us Friday evening from 6-10 p.m. for a variety of educational sessions, starting with a presentation by Assisting Bishop Robert Gepert.
- 6 p.m. The Dark Night of the Church, Bishop Robert Gepert
- 7 p.m. Spirituality for Leadership in the Episcopal Church, The Rev. Jonathan Currier
- Christian Formation/Church Next, The Rev. Canon Anne Kitch, Canon to the Ordinary, Diocese of Bethlehem) & The Rev. Canon Robyn Szoke-Coolidge, Dean, Diocesan School for Ministry, Diocese of Central Pennsylvania
- Financial Growth & Planning for Congregational Life, Mr. Jim Hepfer – Mellon Bank
These education sessions will replace the hearings and discussions.
Pre-registration is not required.
Friday evening will end with Compline at 8 p.m., followed by a networking social. Join fellow diocesan delegates for light refreshments, fellowship and a chance to talk with Assisting Bishop Gepert.
We welcome The Rt. Rev. Robert Gepert as Assisting Bishop. Learn more about him. Please note, Bishop Bob Gepert’s new email address is: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, June 14 - Business session
Convention Registration Is Now Open
Register online here.
Diocesan Finance Information
Download the following finance documents:
Diocesan Annual Reports
Review the annual reports here.
Annual Meeting Information for Parishes
Please note: Changes to vestry leadership and election of convention delegates’ information need to be on file in the diocesan office. Please use these forms to submit updated information.
Nominations for Diocesan Committees and Delegates to General Convention
The nominees for diocesan committees and delegates to General Convention 2015 are now listed on the website.
This year, there are two resolutions for convention. View them here and here.
Add to the Convention Photo Gallery!
We will feature a photo gallery during Convention of special events and ministries that have occurred during the past year. Did your parish do something really cool? Did you start a new ministry, or reach out to your community in a special way? Share that with the rest of the diocese - send one picture (hard copy), along with a short paragraph describing the event or ministry, to:
Canon for Communications
Diocese of Central Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 11937
Harrisburg, PA 17108
Deadline: May 23, 2014