Friday, October 23, 2009

Day I of Convention

225th Annual Diocesan Convention

Bishop has delivered his annual address. Posted here.

Standing committee election: Thom Peters elected as lay member; the Rev. Nancy Cox elected as clergy member.

Resolution #1, clergy salary, passed.
Resolution #2, budget, passed AS AMENDED.
Resolution #3, resolution on Israel and Palestine to go to Executive Council, passed.
Resolution #4, complicity in slavery and repentance, passed,
Resolution #5, renewal of companion partnership with Colombia, passed.
Resolution #6 Renew commitment to tithing, passed, with small amendment to eliminate 5-year reference.

You can find the resolutions and other details here.

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