Bishops and Deputies attending General Convention in July may begin preparing now: “An Introduction to the 79th General Convention for Deputies and Bishops” is available online as a 31-page PDF.
The 79th General Convention will meet July 5-13 at Austin Convention Center. Its theme is “The Jesus Movement: Loving, Liberating and Life-giving.”
The document’s topics include:
- How to prepare
- How to register
- What can I expect in Austin?
- What is the schedule for General Convention?
- What happens at General Convention?
- How does General Convention conduct its legislative work?
- What are resolutions and memorials?
- What are the Rules of Order?
- What are legislative committees?
- What is the Virtual Binder?
- Information on elections
- Draft agenda
- Legislative committees
Adapted from the Office of Public Affairs