The 214th Annual Convention was held on
Saturday, November 5, 2016
at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH
You can read Bishop Hirschfeld's morning address to
Click below for some of the business conducted at Convention:
Announcement of the Bishop's 2017 Appointments to Committees and Commissions
Four Diocesan Resolutions were moved, seconded and passed.
Elections for Standing Committee, Finance Committee, Provincial Synod, and General Convention Deputies and Alternates were conducted. See results here.
Click below for the following:
These include three resolutions regarding proposed amendments to the Constitution as well as resolutions referred to dioceses for action or consideration - please review by clicking here.
Information from last year:
213th Convention of the Episcopal Church of New Hampshire
Held November 5, 2015 at Grappone Conference Center, Concord NH
Youth Videos and Presentations from Worship
All Saints', Peterborough
2016 Bishop's Committee Appointments
View the Full list of Committee Appointments - Click here.
During our forum about Open Table at Convention, we used this
Conversation Covenant to guide our communications with each other.
Announcing the 2015 Pre-Convention Journal!
Please click HERE for the full Pre-Convention Journal
or click below for the following sections of the Pre-Convention Journal:
- Convention Schedule
- Resolutions, Proposed Budget and Budget Narrative
- Convention Rules of Order
- Guidelines for Amendments
- Bishop's Official Acts
- Registrar's Report
- Convocation Reports
- Committee Reports and Descriptions
- Parochial Report Summary
- Seasonal Chapel Report Summary
- Trustees Annual Report to Convention
2015 Elections and Nominations
The following elections were made at our Diocesan Convention:
Treasurer of Convention (1 yr term) - Elected at convention by ballot
Nominated: Chris Porter. To view the statement, click here.
Currently serving: Chris Porter (since 2012)
Chancellor of Convention (2 yr term) - Nominated at Convention, card vote
Currently serving: Bob Wells (since 1996)
Registrar (no term) - Elected at Convention by ballot
Currently serving as Interim Registrar/Archivist: Elizabeth Rotch (appointed by the Bishop 2014)
Standing Committee-Clerical Order (3 yr term) - Elect One at Convention by ballot
Nominated: The Rev. Teresa Gocha for second term. To view the statement, click here.
Currently serving: The Rev. Teresa Gocha, first term ends in 2015; The Rev. Celeste Hemingson, second term ends in 2016; The Rev. Guy Collins, first term ends in 2017
Standing Committee-Lay Order (3 yr term) - Elect One at Convention by ballot
Nominated: Judith Esmay for second term. To view the statement, click here.
Currently serving: Judith Esmay, first term ends in 2015; Terry Knowles, second term ends in 2016; Margaret Porter, first term ends in 2017
Council Finance Committee (3 year term) - Elect One at Convention by ballot
Nominated: The Rev. Curtis Metzger. To view the statement, click here.
Currently serving: The Rev. Mark Jenkins, first term ends in 2015; Kim Bock, first term ends in 2016; Jack Lewis, first term ends in 2017; Gloria Gallant, appointed by Council; The Rev. Curtis Metzger, appointed by Council; Bill Sloan, elected by Trustees