This mini-site contains all the information and resources you need to participate in our Annual Convention, including our voting platform and the Convention live-stream.

Convention Resources


Agenda for the 174th Convention of the Diocese of California.


View the liturgy for the 174th Convention.


Booklet with all the details for the 174th convention .

VPOLL Voting

Access our online voting platform and login.

Live stream

All non-voting individuals are welcome to join and watch the 174th convention virtually.


Finance reports, budget and statements for 174th Convention.

All-deanery meetings

All-deanery meeting recordings, presentations, and files.


Resolutions and Proposed Constitutional and Canonical Changes for the 174th Convention to read and comment on.

2023 Nominations

2023 Nominee positions and Biographies.


Reports to 174th Convention from Working groups, Committees, Task forces, and Organizations.

Bring your own voting device

You’ll need to bring your own smart phone, tablet, or other device to vote.

Parking and transportation

Please plan your transportation to the cathedral and arrive early to ensure a timely start to the convention.

Packing list

We’ve created a pack list to make sure you have what you need.


Lunch will be provided including Vegan and Gluten Free options. View the full lunch menu.


Exhibitions have returned to convention. Check out who’s going to be there this year!

Accessibility and mobility

The Grace Cathedral nave is wheelchair accessible by elevator from the crypt level.

Masking & social distancing

There is space reserved in the cathedral for those who wish to masks and remain socially distanced.

Spanish interpretation

Spanish interpretation will be available at the cathedral and online.


View the Captions for the 173rd Convention.

Child care

The cathedral child care center has permanently closed. Clergy and delegates should arrange their own childcare and the diocese will reimburse the cost.

Report Delegates

Reporting 2023 Lay Delegates and Alternates by September 23, 2023.


Clergy and Delegates pre-register for the 174th Convention.


The Diocese of California is organized into six deaneries.

Deanery Meetings

Join your deaneries meetings.

Convention Documents

Governing documents of Convention.

Convention Archives

Journals, Resolutions, and Records of Previous Conventions (under construction).

Latest Convention News and updates

Stay up to date with all convention recent news and updates. 

Convention Details

Diocese of California 2022 Diocesan Convention  The diocesan convention will be held online on October 28 and 29, 2022. All sessions will be held in a Zoom webinar format, so you will need a device to watch and follow convention business. If people are not...

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All-Deanery Pre-Convention Meeting 

Register today: All-Deanery Pre Convention Meeting Tuesday, August 30 Our 173rd Annual Diocesan Convention will be held on Friday evening, October 28, and all- day Saturday, October 29. Please mark your calendars, and begin to get familiar with the Convention...

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Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Questions or Concerns regarding Convention resources?

Contact Br. Richard Edward Helmer, Secretary of the Convention.

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