The annual Convention is where members of the diocesan community gather to conduct the business of the diocese, strengthen fellowship, equip and expand their capacity for ministry, and renew their faith through prayer and worship.
The annual Convention and special conventions are convened by the ecclesiastical authority of the diocese, usually the bishop, or in the absence of a bishop, by the Standing Committee. Each parish of the diocese is entitled to appoint up to four lay deputies to serve as members of the Convention. All clergy canonically resident in the diocese, and in good standing, are considered members of Convention.
Occasionally Special Conventions are convened to address a matter of critical consequence to the life, work
The principal business of the Convention is to address legislation and resolutions, elect officers of Convention, and members and representatives of canonical bodies, establish the assessment for funding the diocesan
Formation and education are an integral part of
Prayer and worship undergird all aspects of Convention, most notably through the Convention Eucharist.
2020 Diocesan Convention
The 2020 Diocesan Convention will be held October 2-3, 2020 at All Saints' Cathedral and the Astor Hotel. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will here for the convention.
2019 Diocesan Convention
The 172nd Diocesan Convention was held on Saturday, October 19,
Questions? Contact Barbara Klauber, administrative assistant, at or (414) 272-3028 / ext. 111.
172nd Convention Election Results
172nd Convention Appointments
2020 Diocesan Budget with Transition
Standing Committee Report to 2019 Diocesan Convention
Information for Clergy and Lay Deputies Attending Convention
Nominations with Bios
Descriptions of Positions to be Elected
2018 Diocesan Convention
2017 Diocesan Convention
Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee (Revised October 2019)