Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

94th Diocesan Convention

**The 95th Diocesan Convention will take place at Church of the Advent, Spartanburg November 3 - 4, 2017.

Online registration for the 94th Diocesan Convention is now closed. You may still register the day of Leadership Day and/or Business Day in person, simply arrive at St. John's by 1 pm on Leadership Day and 7:30 am on Business Day. Cost for Leadership Day is $50 and includes dinner. Cost for Business Day is $20. We look forward to seeing you there!

Registration information, forms, driving directions, schedule, hotel and other important information will posted according to the Diocesan Convention timeline.

SEE MAPS FOR THE 94TH CONVENTION HERE

OUR CONVENTION THEME FOR 2016 IS WORSHIP, PRAYER AND DIALOGUE

LEADERSHIP DAY - November 4, 2016

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Leadership Day Workshop Booklet and Descriptions

John Dozier

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. John H. Dozier, Chief Diversity Officer & Director of Community Engagement, Office of Diversity and Inclusion at the University of South Carolina

Dr. John H. Dozier serves the University of South Carolina as its inaugural chief diversity officer and senior associate provost for inclusion. He is responsible for leading strategic diversity and inclusion efforts that are focused on creating learning, living and working environments that embody the university's values. He has the additional responsibility of leading university efforts in connecting and engaging faculty research, scholarship and student learning interests with communities and community organizations throughout South Carolina.

John is a graduate of South Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. He also holds Master of Business Administration and Doctor of Education degrees from DePaul University (Chicago, Illinois). He and Victoria have 3 children.

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DINNER SPEAKER: Dr. Brent Driggers, Professor of New Testament, Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

Dr. Driggers was born and raised in Columbia, SC. He holds degrees from Wake Forest University, Duke University, and Princeton Theological Seminary. A professor for fifteen years, he still cannot believe he gets paid to read and teach scripture. Outside of the classroom he enjoys guest preaching, teaching Sunday School, playing basketball and, of course, spending time with his family.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS DAY

7:30 AM Registration begins and continues throughout the day
Clergy are reminded to register no later than 8:30 AM.

8:00 AM Forum to review the Diocesan Statement of Mission, Resolutions, Nominations, and Canonical Changes

9:00 AM Call to Order

Business Day will adjourn at the conclusion of all business.

SEE THE FULL BUSINESS DAY AGENDA HERE

SEE THE BIOS OF THOSE RUNNING FOR ELECTION HERE



CALL TO CONVENTION

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THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF UPPER SOUTH CAROLINA
Making, Equipping and Sending Mature Disciples of Christ

 May 5, 2016

Dear Clergy of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina,

With prayers of thanksgiving for our bishop, clergy (active and retired), parishes and missions, it gives me great pleasure to offer the official “Call to Convention for the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina.”

In accordance with Title I: Canon 3.1a of the Canons of the Diocese, notice is hereby given:

• The 94th Annual Convention of the Diocese will take place on November 4-5, 2016 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, Columbia, South Carolina, hosted by the congregation.

The forms for the Certification of Delegates and Alternates are on the diocesan web site. Please go to http://www.edusc.org/diocesan-convention/94th-diocesan-convention/ and follow instructions to complete the interactive forms, print, sign and return them either by scanning/emailing or by mail. To expedite future communications, it is important that you provide all requested contact information. Please note that there is a separate form for certifying alternates. All certification forms are to be returned to the Secretary of Convention either by email or by mailing original forms no later than May 23, 2016.

Please feel free to contact me if I can be of assistance. I look forward to being with you for the 94th Diocesan Convention.

Your sister in Christ,

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Beth Prendergast Hendrix
Secretary to Convention
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Online registration for the 94th Diocesan Convention is now closed. You may still register the day of Leadership Day and/or Business Day in person, simply arrive at St. John's by 1 pm on Leadership Day and 7:30 am on Business Day. Cost for Leadership Day is $50 and includes dinner. Cost for Business Day is $20. We look forward to seeing you there!
  • Bishop Waldo Calls to Order
  • Bishop Greg Rickel on Stewardship
  • Leadership Day
  • Dean Timothy Jones of Trinity Cathedral
  • The Rev. Dr. James Farwell
  • Ms. Terri Mathes
  • Closing Plenary Before Evensong
  • Bill Hunter of the Advent Shoppe
  • Christ Church Before Evensong
  • Gravatt Booth
  • Thompson Booth
  • Canterbury Booth
  • Sewanee Booth
  • Business Day
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