Convention 2015 - the 120th Convention

JANUARY 30-31, 2015

Engaging a changing world with an enduring faith in Jesus Christ.

Election Results:

Clerical Member of Standing Committee:  Virginia Brown-Nolan, Stephanie Nagley

Lay Member of Standing Committee:  Sarah Stonesifer, Harvey Bale

Clerical Alternate Deputy to General Convention: Rose Duncan, Kim Baker, Sheila McJilton, Ray Massenburg

Lay Alternate Deputy to General Convention:  Fernando Hermoza, Kemah Camara, Sandra Peaches, Clark Downs

Clerical At-Large Diocesan Council:  Elizabeth Ewing

Lay At-Large Diocesan Council:  Tom Hattaway


Resolution on Church Response to Systemic Racial Injustice

Resolution on Pursuing Justice, Peace and Security in the Holy Land

Location: Reid Temple A.M.E. Church, 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd, Glenn Dale, MD

Where is Glenn Dale? It is a little outside the Beltway, between Bowie and Greenbelt, about halfway between Route 50 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway. Here’s the link to a map

In Depth

In preparation for the convention, please read these articles from our staff on topics relating to some of the presentations and resolutions:


Our keynoter is the Rt. Rev. Rob Wright, Bishop of Atlanta.  To read more about him, please follow this link.

Registration is now open.

Hotel rooms - We have arranged for a small block of hotel rooms at the Greenbelt Marriott. For more information, go to the General Information page.  Reservations must be made by December 30 to obtain the diocesan discount.

Child care & Child Formation - We are offering child care and child formation on Saturday of Convention.  For more information, go to the General Information page.

Shuttles buses - We have scheduled some shuttle buses to and from Metro.  For more information, go to the Directions and Maps page at the bottom.

Convention Documents - Documents you will need to review for this year's convention are listed here and under their respective sections. 

Tentative Agenda for the 2015 Convention

Draft Budget for 2015 (Updated 1/19/2015)

Report of the Committee on the Constitution and Canons for the 120th Convention

Report of the Sustainable Responsible Investment Task Force

Report from the Campus Ministry Task Force

Resolutions submitted for Convention 2015

Rules of Order

Nominees for Elective Office 

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