The Convention, composed of lay delegates and canonically resident and licensed clergy, elects the ordinary and suffragan bishops of the diocese, and the officers of the convention and certain committees and commissions; sets the programs and policies of the diocese; adopts a budget for funding program and administration; sets assessments for funding the budget; and approves the admission of parishes or mission congregations to the diocese.


Upcoming Convention

The 179th Convention of the Diocese of the Episcopal Church of Louisiana will be held November 4&5, 2016 at St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Metairie. More information can be found on the  179th Convention web page.

Convention Journals

A digital copy of the Convention Journal (2005 – present) can be found  on the Convention Journal Archive web page.

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