Sunday, August 24, 2008

Back on the Road

Well, I'm back on the road again after a short overnight here in the Diocese of Pittsburgh. My dad's family were Quaker settlers in this area back nearly two hundred years ago when, so the story goes, my great-great-etc. grandmother stood in the doorway of her log cabin with a shotgun to keep out the raiding marauders. Yes, Quaker. The family story is that it was to kill deer. Right.

Not too many marauders here in the Sewickley Starbucks today. Not sure where everyone is, since the Steelers won yesterday. But I'm grabbing a chai before hitting the road for home.

LATER: This Starbucks where I have stopped for a coffee is hopping and it's no wonder since it's the Breezewood Starbucks, just off the Pennsylvania Turnpike. So far the trip has been calm, though lots of trucks fill the highways and anyone who knows the Pennsylvania Turnpike will know that it sometimes feels like one is being transported to inside a real Tom & Jerry cartoon.

Been thinking about what comes next. Here are some of the events:

Sept. 3-4 - CAPA Primates and Standing Committee Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya

Sept. 12-14 - The PB Road Show in Augusta, Savannah and Statesboro, Georgia

Sept. 17-19 - TEC House of Bishops, Salt Lake City, Utah

September 26-27 - Anglican District of Virginia Synod, Herndon, VA

Oct. 4 - Diocese of Pittsburgh Annual Convention, Monroeville, Pennsylvania

October 8 - Trial: TEC/Diocese of Los Angeles and Anglican Congregations, California

October - Trial: TEC/Diocese of Virginia and CANA, Virginia

Oct. 20-23 - TEC Executive Council, Helena, Montana

Oct. 22-24 - REC General Council, Victoria, BC

Nov. 7-8 - Diocese of Quincy Annual Synod, Quincy, Illinois

Nov. 14-15 - Diocese of Ft. Worth Convention, Bedford, Texas

Dec. 1-3 - Common Cause Partnership Council

Dec. 15-19 - Windsor Continuation Group Meeting, Mustang Island, Texas

Jan/Feb 2009 - Anglican Primates Meeting, Bahamas

Feb. 9-13, 2009 - General Synod of the Church of England, London

Jan. 28-31, 2009 - AMiA Winter Conference, Greensboro, NC

Jan. 30-Feb. 1, 2009 - TEC Executive Council, Stockton, CA

April 20-22, 2009 - TEC Executive Council, South Portland, Maine

May 2009 - Anglican Consultive Council

July 9-12, 2009 - BabyBlue's 30th High School Reunion, Honolulu, Hawaii The image “” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

July 8-17, 2009 - TEC General Convention, Anaheim, CA

July 10-14, 2009 - General Synod of the Church of England, York

Nov. 17-19, 2009 - General Synod of the Church of England, London (if needed)


Anonymous said...

Nov. 17-19 - General Synod of the Church of England, London

I don't think so...

Unknown said...

Fixed! Thanks, Simon - right month and day, wrong year (sigh of relief all around)! The November meeting is 2009. The next meeting of the COE Synod is Feb. 8-13, after the Primates Meeting.


Anonymous said...

Even that is fairly unlikely. Except at the start of a quinquennium, e.g. in 2010, November sessions are no longer normal. Twice a year is quite enough!