This draft agenda is subject to change up until the time of approval in the consent agenda on Friday, November 15, 2019. For the most up to date version, check DSOConvention.org.

Friday, November 15, 2019

7:30 a.m. Exhibitors set up – Foyer B & C

9:00 a.m. Exhibits opens
Check-in & Onsite Registration – Foyer A

10:00 a.m. Nominee Forum 

11:45 a.m. Morning Prayer

12:00 pm Bishop’s Address
                     Bishop calls the 145th Convention to Order
                     Opening remarks
                     Approve Rules of Order
                     Approving the consent agenda
                     Online voting opens
                     Resolution deadline
                     First Credential Report

12:30 p.m. Lunch
                       Spouse Lunch – Liberty Room
                       Deacon Lunch – Ballroom A 

1:30 p.m. Bishop calls the convention back into session
                     2nd Credential Report
                     Report from the Constitution & Canons committee
                     Resolutions introduced by number
                     Voting closes 

2:45 p.m. Ballot results
                     2nd vote, if needed
                     Resolutions formally presented for discussion and action

3:45 p.m. Trustee’s report
                     Treasurer’s report
                     Budget resolutions
                     Courtesy resolutions
                     Invitation to 146th convention
                     Closing announcements 

4:30 p.m. Closing prayer
                      Adjourn
Gathering reception – Lobby Atrium

5:30 p.m. Exhibits close

6:30 p.m. Banquet – Ballroom B

Saturday, November 16, 2019

8:30 a.m. Exhibits open

9:00 a.m. Eucharist – Ballroom A

10:30 a.m. Keynote speaker – Ballroom A 

11:30 a.m. Lunch – Ballroom B

12:45 p.m. Workshops Session One
                        1.Redemption in the Criminal Justice System
                        2. Blessed are the Pacemakers… A Look at Peacemaking through the Lens of Six Weeks in Israel/ Palestine
                        3. It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
                        4. Belovedness for Beginners
                        5. Beloved Steps 

2:00 p.m. Workshops Session Two
                        1. Let’s Keep it Real: Lessons from the Front Lines of Repairing the Breach
                        2. Story as a Tool for Repairing the Breach
                        3. Public Witness
                        4. Living the Way of Love: building Young Adult Community in the Church

3:15 p.m. Closing prayer – Ballroom A
                     Adjourn
                     Exhibits close