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Diocesan Convention

The 26th Diocesan Convention

The Convention gathered October 31, 2020 for an online convention held jointly with our partner diocese, the Episcopal Diocese of Western Michigan.


Results of the Convention


Videos & Presentations


Results of the Business Meeting

The Joint Convention of Eastern and Western Michigan adopted two joint resolutions:

  • Resolution 1 – Creation of the Assisting Bishop Position
  • Resolution 2 – Racial Healing and Equity

The text of both resolutions are available in the Convention Booklet, beginning on page 50.

The Convention of Eastern Michigan did the following:

  • Received a Financial Report from Diocesan Treasurer, Mike Turnbull
  • Received a Report on Camp Chickagami from Executive Director, McKenzie Knill



Diocesan Council

  • The Rev. Ann Grady – St. Christopher’s, Grand Blanc

Standing Committee

  • Barb Ilkka – St. John’s, Saginaw
  • The Rev. Lydia Speller – Grace, Port Huron

Delegates to the Provincial Synod

  • Carol Moggo – St. Francis, Grayling


Convention 2021

The next diocesan convention will be held, hopefully in person, at the Lansing Center and Radisson Hotel at the Capitol, October 29-30, 2021 and will be a joint convention with the Diocese of Western Michigan.