Council 2020 Agenda

Diocesan Council begins Thursday, February 20, 2020, with registration opening in the morning and the first business session starting at 1:00 p.m. At the close of business on Thursday, we will join together for Holy Eucharist, then dismiss for the evening. Council business will continue all day Friday, February 21, ending with the Council Banquet dinner. After the morning business session on Saturday, February 22, Council 2020 will conclude.

Thursday | February 20, 2020

10:00 a.m.Council Registration opens
(Foyer – G)
11:00 a.m.Childcare opens
(Watergarden B, 2nd Lvl)
11:30 a.m.Commission for Women’s Ministry Luncheon
(Rotunda, 2nd Lvl)
1:00 p.m.Call to Order, Council Business starts
(Ex. Hall B)
Opening Prayers
Council Committee Reports
Presentation of New Clergy, Seminarians, and Guests
Theme Introduction and Discussion
Communications Department Report
Corpus Christi Metro Ministries
Camps & Conferences Department Report
Commission for Disaster Recovery Report
Episcopal Schools Commission Report
TMI Episcopal Report
Vital University Missions Report
Good Samaritan Community Services Ministry Report
Horizons Stewardship Report
The Rt. Rev. Francisco Moreno,
Obispo de la Diocesis de Norte de Mexico
4:45 p.m.Council dismissed
5:00 p.m.Clergy vesting room opens
(Selena Rehearsal Hall)
5:30 p.m.Council Eucharist
(Selena Auditorium)
7:30 p.m.Small Church, Big Mission Dinner
7:30 p.m.Childcare closes
(Watergarden B)

Unless otherwise noted, all locations are within the American Bank Center; see floor map at the bottom of this page. Abbreviations: Ground Level (G); Second Level (2)

Friday Morning | February 21, 2020

7:30 a.m.Friends of Bill Meeting
(Room 101)
7:45 a.m.Childcare opens
(Watergarden B)
8:00 a.m.Morning Prayer
(Rotunda, 2nd Lvl)
8:45 a.m.Council reconvenes
(Ex. Hall B)
Opening Prayers, the Rt. Rev. Sue Briner,
ECLA Southwestern Texas Synod
Episcopal Church Foundation
Bishop’s Address, by the Rt. Rev. David Reed
Church Planter’s Report
Diocesan Treasurer’s Report
The Rt. Rev. Benito Juarez-Martinez,
Obispo de Diocesis de Sureste de Mexico &
the Rt. Rev. Julio Martín,
Obispo de Diocesis de Sureste de Mexico
Noonday Prayers & Necrology
11:45 a.m.Council in recess; shuttles provided to the Omni for luncheon participants.
12:00 p.m.Bishop’s Luncheon
Dr. Scott Bader-Saye (The Omni Hotel)
12:00 p.m.Clergy Spouse Luncheon
(The Omni Hotel)

The Bishop’s Luncheon and Clergy Spouse Luncheon will take place at The Omni Hotel
(900 N Shoreline Blvd, Corpus Christi, TX 78401).

Friday Afternoon | February 21, 2020

1:00 p.m.Break, visit Exhibits
(Ex. Hall A)
1:45 p.m.Council reconvenes
(Ex. Hall B)
Nominating Committee Presentation
Workshop Instructions
2:30 p.m.Workshop Session 1
3:45 p.m.End Session 1, travel time
4:00 p.m.Workshop Session 2
5:15 p.m.End Session 2, travel time
5:30 p.m.Council reconvenes
(Ex. Hall B)
Constitutions & Canons Committee Report,
Resolution 2020-1 Vote
6:00 p.m.Council dismissed
6:00 p.m.Friends of Bill Meeting
(Classroom 101)
6:15 p.m.Reception
(Ballroom Foyer, 2nd Lvl)
6:45 p.m.Council Banquet
(H.G. Ballroom, 2nd Lvl)
9:00 p.m.Compline, led by Vital UM
(A.B.C. Foyer)
9:00 p.m.Childcare closes
(Watergarden B)

Visit to view Workshop Catalog and Locations.

Saturday | February 22, 2020

8:00 a.m.Friends of Bill Meeting
8:00 a.m.Childcare opens
(Watergarden B)
9:00 a.m.Council reconvenes
(Ex. Hall B)
Daily Devotion
Bishop’s Youth Commission Introduction
Invitation to Council 2021
IONA Initiative Report
Exec. Board Budget Priorities Ad-Hoc Committee
Exec. Board Apportionment Ad-Hoc Committee
World Mission Department Report
The Rt. Rev. David Bailey, Bishop of Navajoland
College for Congregational Development Presentation
Bishop’s Golf Classic & Valley Golf Classic Results
Announcement of Election Completion,
pending fulfillment of all offices to be elected.
Committee on the Bishop’s Address Report
Upcoming Diocesan Events & Retreats
Announcements & Thank Yous
12:10 p.m.Council dismissed,
pending completion of Council Business.
1:00 p.m.Childcare closes
(Watergarden B)

American Bank Center Floor Map with Council 2020 Locations

American Bank Center Floor Map Ground Level
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