182nd Annual Convention, November 22-23
The 182nd Annual Convention of the Diocese of Chicago took place on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23 at the Westin Chicago Lombard at the Yorktown Center in Lombard.
The 182nd Convention elected these leaders:
General Convention Deputies, Lay
Crystal Plummer, Louisa McKellaston, Sandra McPhee, Matthew Zaradich, Lay Alternates Christian Clough (1st), Newland Smith
General Convention Deputies, Clergy
M.E. Eccles, Kate Spelman, Andrea Mysen, Greg Millikin
Clergy Alternates: Fran Holliday (1st), Jenny Replogle, Jess Elfring-Roberts, Jeremy Froyen
Jeannette DeFriest, Miguel Briones (clergy) and Laura Singer (lay)
Bishop and Trustees
Susan Sommer (clergy), David Arch and Penny Mandziara (lay)
Download the list of Bishop Lee’s appointments to diocesan governance bodies.
Constitution and Canons Amendments
Convention approved the second and final reading of an amendment to Article 16 of the diocesan constitution, titled The Election of a Bishop. Convention also approved amendments to Canon 12, Canon 14, Canon 33, and Canon 35b. Download the updated Constitution and Canons.
Resolutions from General Convention
Commissions, committees and task forces of the diocese submit annual reports to Diocesan Convention. In 2019 reports were submitted by the Anti-racism Commission, Archives and Records, Audit Review Committee, The Bishop and Trustees, Clergy Compensation Committee, Clergy Relief Society, Commission on Global Ministry, Committee on Hunger, Commission on Ministry, Diocesan Council, Episcopal Charities,Peace & Justice Committee, Standing Committee, Trustees of the Endowment Fund, and the Health Insurance Annual Report. View the reports in English and Spanish.