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Ninth Biennial Convention
Augustana University College, Cambros AB
June 12 - 15, 2003

Sing to the Lord a New Song

Agenda for Convention

Thursday, June 12, 2003

12:00–17:00 Registration (Faith and Life Centre, Lobby)
14:00 Delegate Orientation Session (Faith and Life Centre Gym)
15:00

Business Session #1

(Faith and Life Centre Gym )

Welcome and introductions
Announcement of convention committee appointments
Report: Committee on Registration and Credentials
Adoption of the agenda

15:30 Refreshment break (Tent outside Faith and Life Centre)
15:45 Ballot #1: Secretary
15:55

Reports: Bishop
Vice-president
Secretary

17:00 Dinner (Faith and Life Cafeteria)
19:00 Opening Worship (Messiah Lutheran Church )

Installation of Rev Paul Johnson and Rev Elaine Sauer, Assistants to the National Bishop.

21:00 Reception (AUC Courtyard)

Greetings:
Bishop Stephen Kristenson
Rev Richard Husfloen, President, AUC
Local Anglican Bishop
Local Lutheran Church-Canada representative

22:00 Evening Prayer (AUC Chapel)

Friday, June 13, 2003

7:00 Early morning Eucharist (AUC Chapel)
7:30 Breakfast (Cafeteria )
9:00

Business Session #2

(Faith and Life Centre Gym)

Reports: Committee on Registration and Credentials
Committee on Minutes
Committee on Elections (results of Ballot #1, Secretary)

9:10 Ballot #2 for Secretary (if required)
9:15 Greeting, the Rev Randy Lee, Assistant to the Presiding Bishop,
Director, Dept. for Ecumenical Affairs,
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
9:25 Report: Committee on Reference and Counsel
9:45 Report of National Church Council
10:30 Refreshment break (Tent )
10:45 Report of the Treasurer
11:15 Report of ELCIC Group Services Inc
11:45

Report: Committee on Elections (results of Ballot #2, Secretary)
Ballot #3, Secretary (if required)
Election of ELCIC Treasurer

12:00 Lunch (Cafeteria)
13:30

Corporation Meetings

(Faith and Life Centre Gym)

Augustana University College Luther College Lutheran Collegiate Bible Institute

15:30 Refreshment Break (Tent)
15:45

Business Session #3

(Faith and Life Centre Gym)

Report: Committee on Minutes
Committee on Elections
Nominating Committee
Ballots for National Church Council, ELCIC Group Services Inc. and Court of Adjudication

16:00 Report: Committee on Reference and Counsel
16:15 Report of National Church Council cont’d;

Including Global Hunger and Development Appeal/Canadian Lutheran World Relief

16:30 Report of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF)

Kathy Magnus, LWF Regional Officer for North America

16:45 Signing of companion synod agreement between the Synod of Alberta and the Territories and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Colombia
17:00 Dinner (Cafeteria)
19:30 Hymn Fest (Messiah Lutheran Church)

Conferment of Companion of the Worship Arts

21:00 Reception (Messiah Lutheran Church)
22:00 Evening Prayer (AUC Chapel)

Saturday, July 14, 2003

7:00 Early morning Eucharist (AUC Chapel)
7:30 Breakfast (Cafeteria)
9:00

Business Session #4

(Faith and Life Centre Gym)

Reports: Committee on Registration and Credentials
Committee on Minutes
Committee on Elections
Additional ballot if required for National Church Council, ELCIC Group Services Inc, Court of Adjudication.

9:15 Greeting: Archbishop Michael Peers Primate, Anglican Church of Canada
9:25 Approval of the 2004 Budget

Authorization to National Church Council to approve the 2005 Budget

9:45 Report: Committee on Reference and Counsel
10:30 Refreshment break (Tent)
10:45 Report of the National Church Council cont’d.

Approval of the Consent Agenda
Dealing with issues removed from the Consent Agenda

12:00 Lunch (Cafeteria)
13:30

Business session #5

(Faith and Life Centre Gym)

Reports: Committee on Minutes
Committee on Elections

13:45 Report: Committee on Reference and Counsel
14:45 Youth Voices
15:00 Refreshment break (Tent)
15:15 Bible Study: Bishop Schultz Sing to the Lord a New Song
17:00 Closing
17:30 BBQ (AUC Courtyard)
19:00 Entertainment
22:00 Evening Prayers (AUC Chapel)

Sunday, June 15, 2003

9:00 Closing Worship
10:30 Buses to Edmonton International Airport
In full communion with The Anglican Church of Canada
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