General Convention

“The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church that meets every three years. It is a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, composed of deputies and bishops from each diocese. During its triennial meeting deputies and bishops consider a wide range of important matters facing the Church. In the interim between triennial meetings, various committees, commissions, agencies, boards and task forces created by the General Convention meet to implement the decisions and carry on the work of the General Convention.”

General Convention meets from July 5th – 13th, 2018 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

Find more about General Convention, including topics to be discussed, decisions to be made and governance structure online at the General Convention Website.

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