The 46th Annual Meeting of Convention of the
Episcopal Diocese of Hawai'i

Friday & Saturday
October 24 & 25, 2014
The Cathedral of St. Andrew
229 Queen Emma Square
Honolulu, HI  96813

Visit the Convention Webpage HERE.

"So then, if anyone is in Christ, that person is part of the new creation. The old things have gone away, and look, new things have arrived!" 2 Corinthians 5:17




- New Office Hours

- Youth Gatherings




 Wednesday, September 10, 2014 is the deadline for getting in some important forms and reports for the upcoming Meeting of Convention being held on October 24 & 25.  All churches in the Diocese should be sure to submit the following, that can now be done online through the hi-lighted links:

* If you are paying for your own registration and not through a church, please use the Individual Registration Form. 


The Early Bird pricing of $65.00 per person fee will also end and go up to $80 per person after the deadline date.

Kevin Martin
The meeting will include guest speaker, the Reverend Kevin Martin, who is the Congregational Development Officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma.  Rev. Martin is considered one of the foremost experts on congregational development and has authored two books. Additional details will be posted on the convention webpage HERE, as it becomes available.

Travel Arrangements
Churches should have already received the Shared Travel Assessment billing in July, or you can view it HERE. For travel arrangements for approved travelers from the Neighbor Islands, e-mail Sharon Billingsley
For more information, visit the diocesan website HERE where you will find links to all of the meeting forms.  For registration and delegate change questions, please e-mail Karen Sender, or the Rev. Susan Sowers.
The Office of the Bishop's office hours have changed.
Effective September 14, 2014, the new hours will be:
Tuesday through Friday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
The monthly gatherings for youth on O'ahu are starting up again beginning on Sunday, September 14. The theme is Back to School Bingo & Bacon Bash, and will be taking place at Christ's Gathering Place (St. Timothy's/St. Nicholas) in Aiea, from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Then in October, the gatherings will take place on its usual day, the first Sunday of the month. All youth are invited to attend the O'ahu gatherings, including visiting youth from the Neighbor Islands. These events are put together in conjunction with the Lutheran Churches of Hawai'i. Visit the Episcopal Youth of Hawai'i Facebook page or website to stay informed and view pictures of youth activities. For more information or if you have any questions on youth related events, e-mail Sarah Klitzke, Diocesan Youth Director, or call her at 808-536-7776.  
Contact Information
Sybil Nishioka, Editor & Communications Contractor
E-mail: News
Office of the Bishop, 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 536-7776; Neighbor Islands: 1-800-522-8418