Greetings Fifth Episcopal District Lay Organization,
A Message from the President’s Desk
The Lay Organization’s Executive Board met Monday January 4, 2021, during which, the following decisions were made:
- That considering the escalation of the COVID pandemic – even with the prospect of vaccinations – that for the health and welfare of our members, the 64th Annual Fifth Episcopal District’s Lay Convention will be held VIRTUALLY. The Election process however is under evaluation with the Election Committee
- That a new AME V-Alert Chair has been appointed
- That a new Election Committee Chair has been appointed
Please review, document, and share the above and below information with ALL Lay Members at the Local and Conference Levels. These dates are relevant and are critical path through July 2021.
UPDATES/DATES TO REMEMBER
March 16, 2020 Awards/Living Legend Conference Service Evaluation BEGINS
January 13, 2021 YAR Chat – Virtual Setting (YAR Dallas Richardson)
January 31, 2021 Deadline – District Lay Organization Letter of Intent
February 8, 2021 Nominating Committee Report to the Executive Board
February 28, 2021 Awards/Living Legend Conference Service Evaluation ENDS
March 5, 2021 Deadline - Submit Awards/Living Legend to Fifth District
NOTE: First Half of Fair Share Due by March 6, 2021
March 6, 2021 Lay Component Meeting (ALL LAITY/LAY MEMBERS) Virtually
March 12, 2021 Lay Scholarship & Recognition Reception 4PM – 6PM Virtually
March 29, 2021 Deadline - All Local/Conference Biennial Delegates NAMES submitted to the Fifth Episcopal District (Jackie Payton, Registration Rep)
April 12, 2021 Deadline – ALL Registration (Local/Conference Delegate’s Funds/Names) to the 64th Annual Sessions of the Fifth District Lay Convention (Judy Bradley, Registration Chair)
NOTE: Fair Share Due by June 3, 2021
June 3 - 5, 2021 64th Annual Sessions of the Fifth District Lay Convention Virtually – MOC Hosts (Election Year/Awards/Living Legends/President’s Award)
July 5 – 10, 2021 General Conference - Orlando, FL Hybrid Meeting (Elections: Bishops/General Officers/Judicial Council)
July 11 – 12, 2021 CLO Biennial (Election Year/Awards) – Orlando, FL Onsite (District’s Outstanding Lay & Outstanding YAR represents) .
AME V-Alert Committee: New Chair Appointed MO Conference Sister Lisa Collier, Chair of AME V-Alert (314) 882-6446 Lcole.firstname.lastname@example.org Bill Dickens, Member Richard Crews, Member Evelyn Sutton, Member .
Social Action Committee: New Chair Appointed Sister Lisa Collier, Chair of AME V-Alert MO Conference (314) 882-6446 Lcole.email@example.com Bill Dickens, Member Richard Crews, Member Evelyn Sutton, Member .
Election Committee: New Chair Appointed Nedra Locke, Chair of the Election Committee, MWC Conference (816) 520-3116 Nedral1950@gmail.com Nixietta Williams, MO Member (314) 736-2629 firstname.lastname@example.org Greg Harding, SCC Member (757) 450-7073 email@example.com Jene’l Sconier, PNWC Member (253) 330-9607 Jenels.firstname.lastname@example.org Pending Member – DMC Representative (Waiting to hear back from the Conference President) Pending Member – CAC Representative (Waiting to hear back from the Conference President) .
Regards, Simeon P. Rhoden Jr., President