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Certification and Registration  |  Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The deadline for the certification and registration of delegates and clergy is Wednesday, December 15, 2021. Please be in touch with Jon Humber,, with any questions.

Nominations and Resolutions  |  Thursday, January 6, 2022

The deadline for submitting nominations and resolutions is Thursday, January 6, 2022. Please be in touch with Canon Michelle Bolt,, with any questions.

Memorials  |  Friday, January 14, 2022

The deadline for submitting memorials is Friday, January 14, 2022. Please submit names for the memorial portion of the convention eucharist to Bro. Andrew at

Pre-Convention Meetings

Delegation Chair/Lead Meeting  |  Monday, January 24, Noon-1:30 PM

This meeting is for those designated as delegation chairs or leads to consider ways for preparing delegations for the business meeting and for problem-solving methods. Chairs and leads will receive the link to this meeting in an email.

Delegation Orientation  |  Wednesday, January 26, 6:00-7:00 PM

This meeting will be for all delegation members so that they may be oriented to the voting methods, convention PDF, consent agenda, and nominations for open positions on diocesan groups. Delegations will receive a Zoom link to this meeting.

Budget Presentation  |  Wednesday, January 26, 7:00-8:00 PM

John Hicks, Diocesan Treasurer, and Mary Embler, Diocesan Administrator, will be online to walk through the proposed budget and to answer questions about the diocesan budget. The Budget Presentation is open to all who are interested. If you are not already a delegate, alternate, clergy or leadership, please sign up as a participant to receive a Zoom link.

Constitution and Canons Hearing  |  Monday, January 31, 12:00-1:00 PM

Constitution and Canons will present and receive input on any resolutions or materials they may offer before the 2022 convention. Topics for the conversation will be covered at the delegate orientation meeting.

Click here to download the Constitution and Canons Delegate Memo.

Click here to download the Constitution and Canons Agenda.

Click here to view the Presiding Bishop and Jon Meacham interview.

General Resolutions Hearing  |  Tuesday, February 1, 12:00-1:00 PM

The General Resolutions Committee will present and receive input on general resolutions before the 2022 convention. 

Click here to view the General Resolutions Hearing Agenda.

Budget Hearing  |  Wednesday, February 2, Noon-1:00 PM

The Budget Hearing will receive input on the diocesan budget before the 2022 convention. Mary Embler and John Hicks will be available for questions as well.

Convention Worship

Convention Eucharist-Livestreamed  |  St. Francis, Norris, TN Friday, February 4, 6:00 PM

Diocesan Annual Convention features a service of Holy Eucharist. This year, we will live-stream a Eucharist service from St. Francis Episcopal Church, with volunteers from the Norris parish along with St. Stephen’s, Oak Ridge. We invite you to participate in this service as an individual, as a delegation, or as a parish on Friday, February 4, 2022, at 6:00 pm Eastern. Our FacebookYouTube, and diocesan convention home pages will premiere the livestream. You may also find the livestream below. Following the live service, a video will also be available on the home page.

Want to follow along with the Eucharist with your own bulletin? Download the Convention Eucharist bulletin. You will find all the service music, hymns, and scripture passages to follow along with the service.

Convention Meeting

Business Meeting  |  Saturday, February 5, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Delegates, clergy, and diocesan leadership will attend the business meeting. The Zoom link and instructions will be sent directly to delegates, clergy, and leadership. Participants may watch the meeting on this website or on Facebook. Note: The first 30 minutes from 8:30-9:00 AM is the check-in period with an attendance ballot. Please be ready to enter the meeting at 8:30 am. Business will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.