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What to expect at Convention 2017: Joining God in Shaping Our Future

Bishop mark Beckwith

At our 2016 Diocesan Convention I named a reality that seems to have resonance across the diocese. I said that business as usual is no longer an option.

In that address I identified a core question: How do we go on a journey together, to discern what God is up to in our neighborhoods, and then join God there in that work?

I believe – we believe – that God is inviting us into a new way of living together and this core question guide us on the journey.

We've been on this journey for several years, but in the last year the journey has speeded up, and more and more people have been engaged.

An important next step in our journey will happen at our Diocesan Convention later this month on January 27 and 28 – and all interested diocesan members, not just deputies, are invited to join us. Watch the video below (time: 4:19) to find out what will be different and what we hope will come out of Convention.

Diocesan members who are not Deputies and wish to take part in Shaping our Future must register online by 4 PM Tuesday, January 17. Space is limited – don't wait!

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