May, 3-4, 2013
The Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum, MD
Diocesan Convention is a time when representatives from around our diocese gather to share in the polity of the Church, upholding the common mission and ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ. While voting representatives and alternates must preregister and pay to attend Convention, anyone is welcome to attend as an observer for free or to pay the registration fee. Registered attendees receive packets of information, including the Pre-Convention Journal and meals during the two-day meeting.
Pre-convention Journal (Adobe PDF)
Post-convention Journal with official minutes and pariochial reports coming soon
The Rt. Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of Maryland
The Rt. Rev. Joe Goodwin Burnett, assistant bishop of Maryland
Convention Eucharist with sermon
Keynote Slide Show
Convention affirmed Bishop Sutton's call for the election of a Bishop Suffragan in 2014. The Rev. Dr. Chip Lee and Ms. Faye Houston were named co-chairs of the Bishop Suffragan search committee.
If you have questions concerning convention, please contact the Rev. Anne Weatherholt, secretary of convention, at email@example.com or 301-582-0417.
The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church (TEC) that meets every three years. The Convention is a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops. The work at Convention is carried out by deputies and bishops representing each diocese. During its triennial meeting deputies and bishops consider a wide range of important matters facing the Church.
Resolutions Referred to Dioceses
From the 77th General Convention
General Convention 2012 Deputation
(Elected by the 227th Diocesan Convention in 2011)
The 228th Convention (2012)
The 227th Convention (2011)
The 226th Convention (2010)
The 225th Convention (2009)
The 224th Convention (2008)
The 223rd Convention (2007)
The 222nd Convention (2006)
The 221st Convention (2005)
The 220th Convention (2004)