The Diocesan Convention

The annual Diocesan Convention of the diocese is composed of all canonically resident clergy and up to four elected lay delegates per each parish. The convention elects diocesan leadership and takes up other business as appropriate.

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

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 is 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


  • The Rev. Ann Grady – St. Christopher’s, Grand Blanc
  • Barb Ilkka – St. John’s, Saginaw
  • The Rev. Lydia Speller – Grace, Port Huron
  • Carol Moggo – St. Francis, Grayling

Location: 924 N Niagara St, Saginaw, MI 48602 | Phone: (877) 752-6020
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