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


The journal is the annual publication of the diocese and is available online for all who wish to download and view it. The journal contains directories, recordings of proceedings, committee reports, and election results. It also includes statistics and financial data on the diocese and lays out its governing policies, constitution, and canons.

  • Full 2019 Journal and Directory
  • Part I: Directories: Directories of staff, officers, committees, clergy, parishes, missions, and organizations
  • Part II: Annual Convention Proceedings: Annual Convention Proceedings including resolutions, committee and organizational reports, and election results
  • Part III: Official Acts: Budget and Statistical Reports including the bishop's official acts, diocesan budget and finances, and data drawn from the annual parish parochial reports
  • Part IV: Diocesan Policies: Diocesan Policies including governance, loans, and audit policies
  • Part V: Constitution and Canons:2019 Constitution and Canons of the Diocese of Washington

Changes to the Constitution & Canons at 1/26/2019: Canons Report, Convention 2019  

Changes to the Constitution & Canons at 1/25/2020:  Revisions to the Constitution and Canons (with Canons Report)

Updated Rules of Order 1/26/2019