About the General Convention
The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church that meets every three years. The Convention is a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops. The work at Convention is carried out by deputies and bishops representing each diocese. During its triennial meeting deputies and bishops consider a wide range of important matters facing the Church.
77th General Convention (2012)
The 77th General Convention was held July 5–12, 2012, in Indianapolis, Indiana.
76th General Convention (2009)
The 76th General Convention was held July 8–17, 2009, in Anaheim, California.
- The Rev. Canon Dr. Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of the General Convention
- Mr. N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer of the General Convention
House of Bishops
- The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop
- The Rt. Rev. Dean Wolfe, Vice-Chair of the House of Bishops
- The Rev. Rev. Kenneth Price, Secretary of the House of Bishops
House of Deputies
- The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies
- The Hon. Byron Rushing, Vice-President of the House of Deputies
- The Rev. Canon Dr. Michael Barlowe, Secretary of the House of Deputies pro tem
Information about deputations to the General Convention, and forms for updating information, can be found on the Deputations website.