Diocesan Convention

Diocesan Convention is the legislative body of 300 which includes bishops, clergy, and elected lay delegates from each of our churches, who assemble annually for the purpose of attending to the business of the Episcopal Church in Rhode Island.

The Diocese of Rhode Island’s 231st Diocesan Convention will be held November 5, 2022 via Zoom. Anyone who would like to view the meeting may do so.

Registering for Convention (registration opens 9/1/22):

  • Please coordinate your registration with your church leadership to avoid duplicate registrations.
  • Pay careful attention to which ticket type you select when registering.

Convention’s business session will begin at 9 am on Saturday.

All are welcome to watch; only canonically-resident clergy and elected and certified parish delegates have vote.

Nominations: Please use this form to nominate someone for an appointed or elected Diocesan position.

Convention Resolutions: Please use this form to propose a resolution.

Past Years’ Conventions

You can read the  Journals of Convention from past years.