Episcopal Diocese of Washington

To draw people to Jesus and embody his love
for the world by equipping faith communities,
promoting spiritual growth, and striving for justice

Diocesan Convention

2021 Convention

2021 Diocesan Convention

January 29, 2022


Diocesan Convention is the yearly legislative meeting presided over by the bishop and consisting of the clergy of and elected representatives of its congregations. It considers the diocesan budget and other matters regarding the mission and ministry of the diocese.

The 126th Convention was held online in a webinar format on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Bishops Mariann and Chilton and the diocesan staff give thanks to God for all who participated in (or watched the live stream of ) Convention on Saturday and Race and Reckoning: An Exploration into Reparations on Friday night -- and for the technology that facilitated our important work. 

We are grateful to be building Beloved Community with you. 



Diocesan Convention Videos
Race & Reckoning: An Exploration into Reparations

Bishop Mariann's Address


Standing committee voting results

Voting Results for Ballot 1 (Standing Committee)

merger petition

The petition for the merger between Patuxent Parish (Church of the Ascension), Lexington Park, Maryland, and William and Mary Parish (St. George's Church), Valley Lee, Maryland to become Resurrection Parish (Ascension and St. George's Churches) passed.

Resolutions Approved