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Keynote Speaker

Our guest speaker this year will be Heidi Kim, Staff Officer for Racial Reconciliation of The Episcopal Church. Heidi is responsible for facilitating the establishment and growth of networks in the Church that confront structural issues of racism in society and the church. She was part of the core team of staff to support the development of TEC's "Becoming Beloved Community" long-term strategic commitment for racial healing, reconciliation, and justice-making, and travels throughout the church to share the vision and best practices of the Beloved Community work.

Heidi's approach is grounded in the church’s mission to "restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ.” She believes that true reconciliation involves lovingly embracing the vast diversity of background, belief, and experience found in the church and the world, and finding the resilience to love in the face of difference and conflict. Heidi likes to say that being in right relationship needs to be more important than being right.

Draft Agenda

Pre-Convention Events
Thursday, November 1, 2018
All Saints Day

3:00 p.m. Convention Registration opens (Seaside Convention Center Lobby)
4:30 p.m. All Saints Day Eucharist (Calvary Episcopal Church)
7:00 p.m. 
Hospitality Event and Dessert (pre-registration required)
8:30 p.m. Volunteer Convention Choir Rehearsal

Convention
Friday, November 2, 2018
All Souls' Day

7:30 a.m. Registration opens (Convention Center Lobby); Exhibits open; Sung Morning Prayer
8:00 a.m. Open Hearing on Budget; Open Hearing on Canons; New Delegate Orientation; Teller Training
9:00 a.m. Convention opens
11:15 a.m. Holy Eucharist
12:30 p.m. Lunch Break; Episcopal Church Women Luncheon (pre-registration required; Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church)
1:00 p.m. Diocesan Socially Responsible Investment Fund workshop
2:00 p.m. Convention reconvenes
5:00 p.m. Convention recesses
6:00 p.m. Social Time
7:00 p.m. Banquet with Entertainment and Bishop's Cross Award (pre-registration required)

Saturday, November 3, 2018

7:30 a.m. Clergy Spouses & Partners Breakfast (pre-registration required); Exhibits open; Sung Morning Prayer
8:00 a.m. Open Hearing on Resolutions of Policy; Hearing on Late Resolutions (if necessary)
9:00 a.m. Convention reconvenes
12:00 p.m. Closing Prayer and Hymn; Blessing and Dismissal; Convention adjourns

Special Events

Pre-registration is required for all special events.