Diocesan Conventions


March 5, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama, meeting on the campus of the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa February 15-17 in its 176th annual Convention, heard that the diocese's capital campaign is near its goal.


Bishop Henry Parsley also called for the election of a bishop suffragan...

February 12, 2007

Following a historic opening worship service for the Episcopal Diocese of Texas' 158th annual Council meeting February 9, at which the diocese’s first permanent deacons were ordained, Bishop Don Wimberly called the diocese to continued growth and a focus on the Millennium Development Goals (...

October 14, 2004

During the next five weekends, almost half the Episcopal Church's dioceses will hold diocesan conventions or, in some cases, elect a new bishop.

The annual "diocesan convention season" for the church started last weekend, with nine gatherings including South Dakota, North Dakota,...

October 7, 2004

Tensions were evident at the 127th Synod of the Episcopal Diocese of Springfield, where a business session scheduled to end at 1:00 p.m. continued well beyond the original closing time, adjourning around 9:00 p.m. that evening.

Christ the King Episcopal Church in Normal, Illinois, hosted...

February 10, 2004

The Episcopal Diocese of Washington entered a partnership with the Church of the Province of Southern Africa at its annual convention at the Washington National Cathedral, January 31-February 1.

The diocese also reviewed a new church planting and mission development strategy, and passed...

September 25, 2003

In July and August, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church spoke in Minneapolis. In September and October, it seems, part of the Episcopal Church is talking back.

While most Episcopal dioceses hold regular pre- and post-General Convention briefings for their clergy and laity, the...