FROM: Bishop Lemuel F. Thuston, Chairman
TO: All National Elected Officials; Jurisdictional Bishops; Jurisdictional Supervisors and Jurisdictional Secretaries
DATE: 23 JANUARY 2017 A.D.
RE: FINAL DATE CHANGE FOR QUADRENNIAL INAUGURAL & INSTALLATION SERVICE
Please be advised that circumstances have necessitated a final scheduling adjustment for the Quadrennial Installation Service during the National April Call Meeting. After hearing from the leadership of the Board of Bishops, the General Counsel of Pastors & Elders, Trustees, Music Department and others; there were numerous logistical concerns with the Thursday morning schedule. It was proper to confer with the Presidium and receive the counsel of the Executive Committee of the General Assembly.
Accordingly, please review the adjustments below regarding scheduled events for the 2017 April Call Meeting.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
9:00 am – General Assembly session begins. Recess following the afternoon session.
7:00 pm – Quadrennial Inaugural and Installation Service
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
9:00 am – General Assembly session resumes. Recess following the afternoon session.
6:30 pm – The Presiding Bishop’s Inaugural Banquet
Thursday, April 6, 2017
10:00 am – General Assembly session resumes.
12:00 Noon – General Assembly session adjourns.
Again, these changes were necessary to accommodate several logistical challenges and maximize the deserved honor to the leadership of our great church. Hopefully the earliness of the communique will benefit all in planning and scheduling.