General Convention of the Episcopal Church - Austin TX
Thursday, July 05, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
The General Convention of the Episcopal Church is highest governing body of the church. The House of Bishops and the House of Deputies (made of 4 clergy and 4 laity from each diocese) meet for 9 days every three years. They worship together and conduct the business affairs of the church. The Convocation sends its Bishop, 4 lay deputies, 4 clerical deputies, and 1 alternate deputy in each order to the General Convention.