Electing Convention E-mail #2

To: Delegates, Alternates, and Attendees to the Electing Convention

From: Joshua Cheney, Secretary of Convention

Re: Electing Convention E-mail #2

Date: April 23, 2019

Special Electing Convention: The Pre-Convention page for the Convention to elect the eleventh bishop of the Diocese of Vermont has been launched! I recommend that all delegates familiarize themselves with the information on the web page. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact convention@diovermont.org .

If you have not registered, please contact Michelle Sandul at 802- 863-3431.

Please click the link to read the Rules of Order  for the special convention on May 18, 2019, and for any adjourned meeting of that Convention.

Walkabout Events:  There will be four events throughout Vermont that will provide an opportunity for you to meet and get to know the three finalists. Please click here to see the schedule and learn more about the events.  Please click the link for more information on the candidates.

Lunch: Please note that if you are bringing your own lunch there will not be access to refrigeration or microwaves at the Cathedral.  Please email  convention@diovermont.org if you are interested in purchasing a lunch.  The cut off date for lunch purchases is April 30th.

Parking: Cathedral parking lot is available on a first come first serve basis. Those who require special parking will also be able to park at the Cathedral.  Additional parking is available at the Cherry Street parking garage located across the street from St. Paul’s.

UVM master’s and doctoral degree students will be having their graduation ceremony on May 18th. Traffic from I89 into Burlington will be more congested than usual.  Please plan to arrive at the Cathedral by 9:00 am.

Special Convention Agenda:
Registration opens at 8:30
Eucharist 10:00-11:00
Opening of Convention 11:15-11:45
First Ballot 11:45-12:45 (voting, counting and results)
Second Ballot 1:00
Lunch 1:00 – 1:45 (pre-purchased in registration form or brought from home)
Return from lunch 2:00
Results from Second Ballot 2:00
Third Ballot 2:15-3:15
Fourth Ballot 3:15-4:15
Fifth Ballot 4:15-5:15

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