Real San Joaquin stands up

Episkofest 2008 is the name given the annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of San Joaquin to be held at Church of the Saviour in Hanford. The annual diocesan convention includes election of Standing Committee and Executive Council members, approval of the budget and resolutions. Among the eleven resolutions submitted in advance of convention are a resolution on conduct of clergy and a resolution calling for the creation of an equality commission. The business portion of convention is scheduled for Saturday morning, October 25.

Convention also includes 33 workshops, most presented by individuals in the diocese, a carnival-style event and hamburger dinner on Friday night, a chili dinner on Saturday night, and worship services throughout. Episkofest will conclude with Eucharist at 10 am on Sunday morning. Over 200 people are expected to attend.

Additional information, including resolutions submitted, proposed budget and Episkofest schedule, is available on the diocesan website:

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