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.

Rules of Order of The Convention of the Diocese of Louisiana


Upcoming Convention

The 186th Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana was held October 27-28, 2023, at St. Martin’s Episcopal School, Metairie. More information.

The 187th Annual Convention will be held October 25-26, 2024, at a place to be determined.

Prior Conventions

Convention Journals

Journals older than 2005 can be found in the diocesan archives.  Please call (504) 895-6634 to schedule an appointment to view a copy.

Archives of Prior Annual Convention Webpages