Diocesan Convention

The Diocese of Rhode Island’s 232nd Diocesan Convention was held October 28, 2023 via Zoom.

Diocesan Convention is the legislative body of 300 which includes the bishop, 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. All materials related to Diocesan Convention will be here as they become available.

Other Events:

  • The Eucharist of Convention was held on October 27, 2023 at St. Luke’s Church, East Greenwich, at 7 pm. The service is available on St Luke’s YouTube Channel. The order of service will be found here.

The Bishop’s Address to Convention may be viewed here:

The Financial presentation may be watched here.
The Treasurer’s presentation may be watched here.
The Creation Care presentation may be watched here.



Narrative Budget 2024

Summary Budget

Budget Detail

2023 Ballot, Nominee Biographies


Resolution to Modify Nominations Process

Resolution from Committee on Canons


2023 Report from the Elections Committee

2022-2023 Standing Committee Report

2022-2023 Episcopal Charities Report

2022-2023 Congregational Development Commission Report

2022-2023 Commission on Ministry Report

2023 Creation Care Ministry Report

Past Years’ Conventions

You can read the  Journals of Convention from past years.