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Results from the 2021 Diocesan Convention

GOVERNANCE

Standing Committee
Clergy: The Rev. Tim McDonald
Lay: Ms. Donnie Wallace

 

Board of Trustees
The Rev. Karen Freeman – Three-year term
The Rev. Rod McAulay – Three-year term
Ms. Margie Harrison-Smith – One-year term

     


CONVENTION RESOLUTIONS

C1-2021: Calling for meeting of Convention
PASSED — Total votes = 287 (Yes 277 | No 10)
Result: Article VI of the Constitution is amended to require the Ecclesiastical Authority (Bishop) to seek consent of the Standing Committee to hold the annual meeting in electronic or hybrid format.

R1-2021: Petition General Convention to Add John Lewis to Episcopal Commemorations Calendar
PASSED — Total votes = 282 (Yes 275 | No 7)
Result: Resolution moves to the 80th General Convention for consideration.

R2-2021: Petition General Convention to Add Howard Thurman to Episcopal Commemorations Calendar
PASSED — Total votes = 282 (Yes 279 | No 3)
Result: Resolution moves to the 80th General Convention for consideration.

R3-2021: Racial Justice Audit
PASSED — Total votes = 288 (Yes 268 | No 20)
Result: 1) The Board of Trustees is urged to devote no less than 1% of the annual budget (beginning in 2023) to funding a racial justice audit. 2) The Commission for Intercultural Ministries is charged with facilitating the audit.

R4-2021: All are Welcome at the Table
PASSED —Total votes = 291 (Yes 166 | No 125)
Clergy: Total = 93 (Yes 49 | No 44) Lay: Total = 198 (Yes 117 | No 81)
Result: Resolution moves to the 80th General Convention for consideration.
No change to canon law at this time.

 

Questions?

Please contact the Convention Manager Alan Rellaford at alan@norcalepiscopal.org or convention@norcalepiscopal.org

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