Special Convention 2020

NOTICE OF THE

SPECIAL CONVENTION IN LIEU OF THE

2020 ANNUAL CONVENTION OF THE

DIOCESE OF RHODE ISLAND

 To:      To every cleric canonically resident in, and every parish and mission of the Diocese, as well as all lay delegates, alternate lay delegates and officers of the Diocese

Pursuant to a call by The Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, Bishop Diocesan,  and pursuant to Article IV, Section 4.2 of the Constitution of the Diocese of Rhode Island, you are hereby notified that a Special Convention In Lieu of the 2020 Annual Convention of the Diocese of Rhode Island shall be convened on November 7, 2020, beginning at 9:00 AM via Zoom video conference, which you may view on this page.

The purpose of this Special Convention is

(a) To amend the Standing Rules of Order to permit virtual conventions;

(b) To receive the Treasurer’s Report for 2019;

(c) To approve the 2021 Diocesan Budget;

(d) To read the resolutions of the 2018 General Convention.

Membership, voting, and other rights in the Special Convention shall be subject to the provisions of Article IV of the Constitution of the Diocese of Rhode Island.

Date of Notice: October 5, 2020

The Rev. Bettine Besier,

Secretary of Convention of the Diocese of Rhode Island

Agenda    Resolutions 2018 Gen. Convention     Amended Rules of Order     2021 Budget