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The Bishop and Trustees hold title to and oversee the use of the real property used by the missions of the diocese. They approve purchases, sales, construction projects involving mortgages and real estate and the diocesan budget. The Bishops and Trustees also hold title to the St. James Commons and to any closed property.

Twelve trustees serve three-year terms; each year’s class includes one clergy and three laypeople.

Meeting Schedule

The Bishops and Trustees meet bimonthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 11 AM – 2 PM at St. James Commons. The July meeting is held on the third Saturday of the month at one of the diocese’s mission properties.

For more information about Bishop and Trustees, contact Tom Camell, Associate for B&T Property Management at tcamell@episcopalchicago.org or 312-751-4211.