Diocesan Convention

The Basics

Diocesan Convention

November 15 - 16, 2019

The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles holds an annual convention where clergy and lay delegates from all the churches in the Diocese come together to make decisions. These decisions cover budgetary concerns, governing issues, and resolutions regarding current events or church-related issues. Decisions are made by vote after discussion and debate. 

The Place

Riverside Convention Center

Offering intimate event spaces and a large open concourse over-looking a two-acre garden in the heart of downtown Riverside, the Riverside Convention Center is the perfect place to hold Diocesan Convention. The exceptional venue, combined with its unique culinary offerings and its special concierge services, ensures a superior and memorable convention. Located at 3698 3rd Street, Riverside, CA 92501.

Getting Prepared

Pre-Convention Deanery Assemblies

Deanery 1
Saturday 10/12 at 10:00 a.m.
St. Paul’s Church
3290 Loma Vista Road, Ventura 93003

Deanery 2
Saturday 10/26 at 10:00 a.m.
St. Martin in the Field
7136 Winnetka Ave. Winnetka, CA 91306

Deanery 3
Saturday 10/19 at 10:00 a.m.
St. Thomas the Apostle Church
7501 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles 90046

Deanery 4
Saturday 10/19 at 10:00 a.m.
Church of the Magdalene
1011 S. Verdugo Road, Glendale 91205

Deanery 5 & 6
Sunday 10/13 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Mark’s Church
330 East 16th St., Upland 91784

Deanery 7
Saturday 10/19, 10:00 a.m.
St. John’s Church
526 Magnolia Ave., Corona 92879

Deanery 8
Sunday 10/20 at 3:00 p.m.
St. Luke’s Church
525 East 7th St., Long Beach 90813

Deanery 9 & 10
Saturday 10/26 at 9:00 a.m.
St. James’ Church
3209 Via Lido, Newport Beach 92663


Friday Dinner TBD

The planning for a delightful evening of delicious food and live music on Friday, November 15 is underway.

Need a Room?

The Diocese has arranged for local hotels to offer rooms at fixed rates when booked through the Secretary of Convention. Housing is now available.


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Narrative Budget Videos

(Download the supplemental Narrative Budget Slides here).

Home and the Heart of Our Common Life

A Home Where a Room is Prepared for All

At Home in Worshiping Communities of Connection and Mutual Care


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General Convention Deputation Report