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128th Annual Council (2020)

February 28-29, 2020 at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA.

Information about Annual Council, registration, and delegate materials will be posted here at they become available.

Nominations for Elections at Council

The following elections will take place at Annual Council: Standing Committee (one lay and one clergy); Disciplinary Board (two lay and one clergy); Provincial Synod (one lay), and General Convention 2021 (4 clergy deputies, 4 lay deputies. Note: Alternate deputies will be elected in 2021). Click here for more information about these positions and their requirements. Nomination Form available here.

Communicator Credentials Application

Church communicators are an integral part of connecting their Convocations and congregations with Council while it is in session and, afterward, through their reporting. Credentialed communicators (volunteers and church staff) have their registration fee waived. For more info and to apply for credentials, click here.

Certificate of Lay Delegates & Alternates

Elected delegates and alternates serve for an entire conciliar year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. Click here for instructions and the form for sending in the name(s) of delegate(s) and alternate(s) elected by your vestry for Council year 2019-2020. Important! Parochial Report submission is required prior to submitting your Certificate of Lay Delegates & Alternates.


Last Published: September 26, 2019 11:30 AM