141st Annual Diocesan Convention: "Engaging the world:What is God up to?"

Annual Diocesan Convention

The 141st Annual Diocesan Convention will be held Friday, January 30 and Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Hilton Hotel, One Hilton Court, Parsippany NJ 07054.

Convention will feature the Rev. Alan Roxborugh of The Missional Network as guest preacher, and reports from both the Dignity at Work Task Force and the Convention Task Force.

Workshops will cover a wide variety of topics including Poverty, the Environment, Cross Roads Camp, Youth Ministries, Local Mission Trips, Hispanic Ministries, North Porch, EfM, and more.

Saturday starts with the Women’s Commission Breakfast co-sponsored by the Justice Board. The Bishop’s Address will be Saturday during Morning Worship, which begins at 8:30 a.m.

You’ll experience a sampling of the good work of diocesan Outreach ministries and grant recipients. Through the Mission Minutes videos, you'll witness some of the good work of our congregations.

Not attending in person? You can follow us live on social media. Videos, photos, and updates will be posted on the diocesan Facebook page and Twitter feed.

We'll come together to worship and pray, witness and participate, debate, vote and celebrate. We can’t wait for you to join us!

Convention Headlines

“What is God up to” in our neighborhoods and communities? This question will be the focus of the presentations, workshops and discussions at the 141st Annual Diocesan Convention. Held once again at the Hilton Hotel in Parsippany, the two-day Convention will begin at 9 a.m. Friday, January 30 with registration, and is slated to conclude at 4 p.m. Saturday, January 31 (see the full proposed agenda).

Even if you’re not attending Convention in person, you can still follow it live on social media. Videos, photos, and updates will be posted on the diocesan Facebook page (facebook.com/dionewark), Twitter feed (twitter.com/dionewark) and the diocese’s new Instagram feed (instagram.com/dionewark). Our official hashtag for social media is #dionewark141.

Here are some highlights of what will take place at this year's Convention: