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General Convention

The General Convention of

The Episcopal Church

The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church. Every three years it meets as a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, composed of deputies and bishops from each diocese. The General Convention also includes Interim Bodies which meet between the triennial sessions to accomplish ongoing work and tasks set in the triennial sessions. The last session of the General Convention was in Salt Lake City, Utah in 2015.

The 79th General Convention was held in Austin Texas, July 5th – 13th, 2018

Daily Reports

Bishop Johnson and members of the Deputation from the Diocese of West Tennessee are posting daily reports from General Convention.  Click on the links below to read their reports.

Bishop Johnson

The Rev. Colenzo Hubbard, Chair

The Rev. Gary Meade

The Rev. Chuck McMillen

The Rev. Gayle McCarty

The Hon. Andy Cobb

The Rev. Canon Chip Davis

Ms. Mary Beth Seltzer

The Hon. Scott Haight

Ms. Jean Arehart

The Rev.  Gary Meade’s Blog

As soon as the Acts of General Convention are available, they will be posted here.

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Constitution and Canons 2015

For information and links to the Constitution and Canons 2015, please see the publications page.

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