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2015 Annual Convention

Convention 2015

Annual Themes

July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015: "The Year of Regeneration: The Way of Change"
July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2016: "The Year of Spiritual Uses: The Call to Be a Blessing"


Basic Information and Dates

The 191st session of the General Convention of the New Jerusalem (The Swedenborgian Church) will be held from Saturday, June 27 through Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Council of Ministers members will be arriving on Wednesday, June 24. General Council members will be arriving on Friday, June 26.

Check back here in the coming months for information on our summer 2015 convention as it becomes available, or check our Annual Convention Facebook page.

You can download information, including a printable registration form, in the "Downloads" section below. You can also register using an online form here.

Downloads and Other Items

Registration forms and other materials will be posted here as they become available.

Title Type Author Date Size Tags
2015 ConventionFAQ A list of Frequently Asked Questions about the 2015 convention .pdf June 22, 2015 Download
2015 PresidentialNomineeStatements A copy of the statements by the nominees for the office of president .pdf June 22, 2015 Download
2015 MessengerTowardANewerChurch A compilation of Rev. Dr. George Dole's Messenger articles on this year's theme, "Toward A Newer Church" .pdf June 22, 2015 Download
2015 AdvanceReports The 2015 Convention Advance Reports .pdf June 22, 2015 Download
2015 ConventionRegistration A printable registration form for the 2015 convention .pdf March 27, 2015 Download
BridgewaterStateUniversityCampusMap A map of the Bridgewater State University campus .pdf March 26, 2015 Download