Hosted by St. Michael's NormanOctober 31-November 2, 2019"The sun rises and the sun sets, and hastening to is place it rises there again"
Guest Speakers:The Rt. Rev. José McLoughlinBishop , Diocese of Western North Carolina
Welcome to the 82nd Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma. This year, we celebrate the ministry and service of the Rt. Rev. Dr. Edward J. Konieczny, 5th Bishop of the Diocese of Oklahoma. Although Bishop Ed’s retirement isn’t until next year, this will be his last Diocesan Convention as Bishop of Oklahoma. Bishop Ed will be joined by his close friend, and keynote speaker, The Rt. Rev. José A. McLoughlin, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, and former Canon to the Ordinary of the Diocese of Oklahoma.We are excited to welcome Bishop José back to Oklahoma! Convention will be held on Friday, November 1, and Saturday, November 2, at the NCED Conference Center & Hotel on State Highway 9 in Norman, OK. St. Michael’s Episcopal Church is the host church. Following the calling to order of convention, Friday will be dedicated to the educational component of convention. Everyone in the Diocese is welcome to attend Friday’s educational offerings. Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 4:30pm, followed by a Social Hour at 6:00pm and Dinner at 7:00pm. Following dinner, there will be a celebration of Bishop Ed and Debbie, along with the Bishop’s Address. Saturday will begin with Morning Prayer, lead by the Episcopal Youth, followed by convention business for Clergy and Delegates only. We will again hold the Ministry Fair, where congregations can register for a FREE table in the vendor/exhibitor area to feature best practices. Spouses of Clergy are invited to a special luncheon hosted by the Debbie Konieczny. A Welcome Reception on the Thursday evening before convention will be hosted at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church in Norman.
Read More in the Welcome Letter Below
The Pre-Convention Budget Meeting held on September 14th at 9:00am is below.
Thursday, October 31st12:00pm – 5:00pm Vendor Set-Up5:00pm - 6:00pm Evening Prayer for All Hallows Eve6:00pm – 7:30pm Welcome Reception (separate ticket required) at St. Michael's, Norman (Tasteful Halloween Attire Encouraged, Live Band & Hors d'oeurves!)
Friday, November 1st7:30am Registration 7:30am Ministry Fair Open10:00am Morning Prayer 10:30am Convention call to order11:45am Lunch11:45am Spouse Lunch1:00pm Workshops2:00pm Workshops3:00pm Workshops4:30pm Eucharist 6:00pm Social Hour7:00pm Dinner8:00pm Bishops Address & Special PresentationSaturday, November 2nd7:30am Vendor & Exhibitors Open9:00am Morning Prayer (Youth Lead) 10:00am Business Session
thursday night event registration
online convention Registration
registration how-to video
paper Convention registration
clergy spouse lunch
The Conference Center & Hotel at NCED2801 East State Hwy 9Norman, OK 73071, US
Book rooms HERE
Rooms available in single queens only. If you are booking multiple rooms under the same name, please call 405.447.9000.
Join us, and share your exhibit with over 350 clergy and
lay leaders of Episcopal churches from around the state. The fee for each table is $50, which includes a 6' draped
table, two (2) chairs and $25 for electricity run to
your vendor table.Booth location will be assigned by the order in which
registrations are received; paid exhibitors and vendors will be sent a map
designating their booth location. Booth set-up will begin at 12:00 p.m. on
Thursday, October 31, and must be completed by 5:00 p.m. The exhibitor and
vendor hours are 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, and 7:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 2nd.
online vendor registration
Paper vendor Registration
Don’t forget to register for a FREE Ministry Table! Now in it’s 4th year, The Ministry Fair is the best way to display best practices, where congregations share with others in the Diocese what works in their community. The tables are absolutely free! You get one 6' table & two chairs. Plus, a chance to connect with others in the Diocese. Don't miss out on this opportunity!
It's time again to consider nominations for presentation
at the 2019 Diocesan Convention. The deadline for receiving nominations is September
13, 2019.Individual delegates, vestries or regional councils may
submit nominations. Everyone is
encouraged to participate in this very important process; however Senior
Wardens and Delegates are especially encouraged to give their prayerful
consideration regarding persons whose names are to be placed in nomination. Any Adult communicant in good standing is
eligible for nomination.
Guidelines & Deadlines
Diocesan Convention Nomination Form
It is also time to
elect Deputies to the 2021 General Convention. General Convention will be held in July 2021 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. The deadline for receiving
nominations is September 13, 2019.Individual
delegates, vestries or regional councils may submit nominations. Everyone is encouraged to participate in this
very important process; however Senior Wardens and Delegates are especially
encouraged to give their prayerful consideration regarding persons whose names
are to be placed in nomination. Any
Adult communicant in good standing is eligible for nomination.General Convention Delegates: 4-Clergy and 4-Adult Lay Communicate
guidelines & deadlines
General Convention Nomination Form
924 N. Robinson I Oklahoma City, OK 73102
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