Live Webcast of Nov. 4-5 Diocesan Convention

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Welcome to the live Webcast of our 231st annual Diocesan Convention, taking place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 4 and 5 at the Holiday Inn in Mansfield.

Friday, Nov. 4:

Please use this link to join us on Friday, Nov. 4:


Saturday, Nov. 5:

Please use this link to join us on Saturday, Nov. 5:


How to use Zoom!

Pre-requisites:  Internet Explorer 10 or higher; Microsoft Edge 38.14393.0.0 or higher; Google Chrome 53.0.2785 or higher; Safari 10.0.602.1.50 or higher; Firefox 49.0 or higher

To join the Webcast (Zoom! will refer to this as a Webinar):

Click on the URL link above for either Nov. 4 or Nov. 5 and select "Download & Run Zoom."  When prompted, select "Launch Application."  After joining, enter your name.

That's it.  You should now be viewing and hearing the event. 

Go to for further assistance.

Follow along:

The convention handbook is available here.

The convention liturgy booklet is available here.

Friday, Nov. 4

1 p.m.: Call to order of legislative session

1:30 p.m.: Honors and Thanks, including recognition of Deacon Holly Hartman

1:45 p.m.: Mission strategy program

2:45 p.m.: Report of Compensation and Benefits Committee; Approval of Commission on Ministry appointments; Diocesan Elections

3:30 p.m.:  Discussion of Resolutions

4:45 p.m.:  Evening Prayer

Saturday, Nov. 5

8:30 a.m.: Holy Eucharist, including Bishop Gates's address to the convention

10 a.m.:  Legislative session resumes

10:15 a.m.:  Mission strategy presentation and discussion

12:15 p.m.:  Noonday prayers and lunch

1:15:  Legislative session resumes

3:30 p.m.:  Closing and adjournment

Join us on social media:

Use the hashtag #DioMassCon16.