GENERAL INFORMATION: Voting and advisory delegates and representatives are reminded that the 64th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod will be held in the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston, July 10-17, 2010. The Opening Convention Worship Celebration with Holy Communion will begin at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday at the convention center. Following a Service of Prayer on Sunday morning at 8:00 a.m., the first official business session of the convention will begin at 9:00 a.m. Sunday.
HOUSING: All registered delegates and representatives should have received housing and travel information by this time. If this is not the case, the district office should be notified. If a delegate is unable to serve, the District Secretary should be informed immediately so that he can properly register the alternate delegate with the Secretary of the Synod.
REGISTRATION: Delegates and representatives should register on-site for the convention as soon as possible after checking into their hotels. Registration desks on the second floor of the convention center will be open at the following times:
Friday, July 9–10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 10–8:00 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Sunday, July 11–7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday, July 12–8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
July 13-16–8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
July 17–8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Visitors to the convention are not required to register. Members of the working press are asked to register in the News and Information Room, Room 360A.
DELEGATE ORIENTATION: An orientation session for all delegates is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 10, in the General Assembly Theater located on the third floor of the convention center.
FLOOR COMMITTEE OPEN HEARINGS: Floor Committee 8 will have an open hearing from 1:30-6:00 p.m. on Friday, July 9. ALL floor committees have open hearings from 9:00-12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 10.
For more information, visit the convention Web site at www.lcms.org/convention.
Raymond L. Hartwig, Secretary
Posted May 31, 2010