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Electing Convention is December 12

Registration and certification for clergy and lay delegates required by December 1 

The Convention to Elect the 13th Bishop of Chicago will be conducted online via Zoom webinar on Saturday, December 12 from 9:30 am to approximately 3 pm. There is no cost to attend.

Registration is open for lay delegates and canonically resident clergy only. All others may view the convention via livestream. In addition to registering, all churches and campus ministries must submit a delegate certification form by December 1. Please use the links and forms below:

Online registration in English

Online registration in Spanish

Certification form for Congregations

Certification form for Campus Ministries

For help with registration or certification please contact Karin Gutierrez by email or phone (312.751.4219).

Electing Convention Preview and Practice

Training sessions have been scheduled to allow lay delegates and clergy to practice using the Zoom Webinar platform and voting technology. Please register using the links below:

Canonically Resident Clergy Attendance at Electing Convention

Canonically resident clergy are expected to attend the electing convention, held virtually, on Saturday, December 12. If circumstances prevent a member of the clergy from attending the online event, they are asked to notify the Bishop’s Office to request an excused absence. Requests can be emailed to Anne Cothran.