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Pre-Convention 2016 Presentation: What to Expect at Convention (with video)

At the Pre-Convention Meeting held on January 9, 2016 at Grace Church in Madison, Michael Francaviglia, Assistant Secretary of Convention, explains to deputies what to expect.

Watch the video of the presentation (duration: 6:36). The presentation slides are reproduced below the video.

Registration begins Friday morning at 9 AM

  • Register by individual Last Name
  • Eligible voting deputies will receive:
    Convention materials
    Ballots and colored vote cards
  • Workshops on both days on various topics will begin at 10 AM on Friday:
    Taize pilgrimage; Liturgy & Music; Finding Space for God; Migration Ministries; GreenFaith Circles;
    and more!
  • More than 25 exhibitors and vendors

Convention Schedule Highlights


  • Eucharist Service at 12:30 pm in Grand Ballroom
    The Rt. Rev. Mark M. Beckwith, Celebrant
    The Rt. Rev. Stephen T. Lane, Preacher
  • 3 PM Order of the Day: 2016 Proposed Budget
  • Afternoon Workshops and Committee Hearings 
  • 6:30 PM Cocktail Hour and 7 PM Dinner
  • Episcopal Late Night celebration with Walkin the Boulevard


  • 7 AM Women’s Commission Breakfast with Ms. Abagail Nelson
  • 8:30 AM Morning Worship and the Bishop’s State of the Diocese Address
  • Reports and presentations
  • Noonday prayers and Reading of the Necrology
  • Workshops during lunch break
  • 2:15 PM Order of the Day: 2016 Budget Vote
Resource Date: 
Jan 30, 2016