Read Bishop Mary's Message, "Discerning with Care" HERE.
Preparation for Convention: Resolutions
Memo: Call for Resolutions for November 2013 Convention
To: All parishes and Missions for distribution to Clergy, Delegates & Alternates
From: The Rev. Maly Hughes, Secretary of Convention
Date: 10 September 2013
Section 1.1 of the Rules of Order of Convention requires that all resolutions other than those arising from the business of Convention, the Bishop's address or the report of any diocesan body, be filed with the Secretary of Convention at least 60 days prior to the Convention. THE DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF RESOLUTIONS FOR CONSIDERATION AT THE NOVEMBER 8-9, 2013 CONVENTION WAS SEPTEMBER 9, 2013.
Any resolution that has not been submitted in time may be considered by Convention only upon the affirmative vote of 2/3 of those present and voting in Convention. (Section 1.6 Rules of Order of Convention.)
Further, Section 5.1 requires that the resolutions failing to meet these criteria must be submitted in writing and filed with the Secretary, together with sufficient copies for distribution to all members of Convention, prior to the first report of the Committee on Resolutions. Approximately 400 copies are required.
Please note, per Section 6.6, if any amendment is proposed to either increase an existing or add a new budget item, the amendment must specify the source of such funds.
Nominations are open for the 33nd Annual
Please click HERE to access the summary of openings, position descriptions, and application for nomination. We have four (4) open positions to fill on the Board of Trustees (clergy or lay). One of them is a 1-year position and the other three are 3-years. Please prayerfully consider if you are called to this important job and access your application HERE.
Please send the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 831-394-4465 or mail to: EDECR, P. O. Box 1903, Monterey, CA 93942
SAFEGUARDING GOD’S CHILDREN AND PEOPLE TRAININGS NOW SCHEDULED FOR THE SANTA CLARA VALLEY DEANERY
Safeguarding Online Modules Available! Read more here!
September 21: Episcopal Church in Almaden, October 5, 2013:
9:00 am - 12:Noon Safeguarding God's Children
Contact: Susie Ferguson email@example.com
Click HERE for information and registration instructions.
Eucharistic Visitor Training, September 28, St. Andrew’s, Saratoga - Details to follow. You will need Safeguarding God’s People training to be a Eucharistic visitor.
Save the Date: Eucharistic Visitor training, Monterey Deanery, October 1, 7-9PM at All Saints’, 9th and Dolores, Carmel. Please contact Ann Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For those who need to take Anti-Racism Training, there will be a session at Epiphany, San Carlos on September 6 & 7. Both sessions are all day. Click HERE for the registration form.
Everything you always wanted to know about the strategic plan can be found at edecr.org/strategicplan.html !