The 145th Diocesan Convention will take place at the Blair County Convention Center, Altoona and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Altoona, Oct. 16-17, 2015
Friday evening, Oct. 16 – Keynote & discussions with Bishop Audrey Scanlan
Saturday, Oct. 17 – Opening Eucharist & business session
Convention Registration Is Now Open
Register online here.
Please note: Convention registration fee includes registration and meals. Overnight hotel accommodations need to be made separately by phoning individual hotels. Blocks of rooms are reserved at these hotels and are open until Sept. 15.
This information can be found on the diocesan website.
Nominations for Diocesan Committees
The nominees for diocesan committees are open. Download the Nomination Form here.
Positions to be filled:
- Standing Committee – 2 Clergy & 2 Lay persons
- Council of Trustees – 1 Clergy & 1 Lay person
- Disciplinary Board – 1 Clergy & 2 Lay persons
Contact Deacon Hank Morrow for additional information and to volunteer for a committee and serve your diocese!
Although the period to submit resolutions opened on June 1, 2015, for the upcoming October 16-17 Convention, the Resolution Committee has not as yet received any resolutions.
Please be advised that the July 15, 2015 deadline will not be extended.
Linked is information that I hope you will find helpful in drafting your resolutions and memorials. The requirements follow the rules of order of the Episcopal Church, and are designed to help make our work at Convention more regular, clear, and ordered.
The Rev. Veronica Chappell, Committee Chair
Diocesan Resolutions Committee 2014-2017
The Very Rev. Churchill Pinder
The Rev. Janis Yskamp
Mr. Bob Sheranko
Mr. Charles Bank, Esq.
Mrs. Barbara McLemore, Esq.