Customary first-thing-in-the-morning Thursday weights and treadmill workout.
Morning Prayer at home. Arrived at the office around 10.
Attended to some ongoing emerging details pertaining to Bishop Parsons’ funeral.
Thought hard and made some notes in preparation for a gathering of invited clergy and laity at the diocesan office tomorrow to do some “50,000 foot” blue-sky brainstorming about the processes that lead to the formation and adoption of our diocesan annual budget.
Conferred with (still newish) Treasurer Rod Matthews over a range of concerns.
Lunch at home. Leftovers.
Finished the meeting prep that I had begun before lunch.
Did some editing of the draft service booklet for Bishop Parsons’ funeral.
Participated in a 50-minute Communion Partner Bishops conference call. The gathering of the 38 Anglican primates in Canterbury next week has the potential to shake things up quite considerably, so we had a good bit to discuss.
Reviewed and tweaked the draft minutes of the most recent round of Nashotah House board activity.
Drafted and sent email memos to an ad hoc Examining Chaplains group, as well as the President of the Standing Committee, about some people in the ordination process pipeline.
Attended a handful of small administrative actions.