Diocesan Convention 2019

The 121st Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Indiana will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Wayne, IN on Saturday, November 2, 2019. We are pleased to announce that the Reverend Canon Stephanie Spellers will be our guest preacher at an optional Choral Evensong on Friday evening, as well as a conversation faciltator during our business meeting. Canon Spellers is Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism, Reconciliation and Care of Creation.

The Rev. T.J. Freeman, the clergy, and all the baptized of Trinity welcome you!

Trinity Episcopal Church, Fort Wayne




Schedule of Events (Eastern Time)

Saturday, November 2nd

9:00 am Registration

10:00 am Convention Eucharist

12:00 pm Business Meeting

1:00 pm Lunch

2:00 pm continued Business Meeting

4-5 pm Sending Prayer

Please note that all times given are Eastern Time.

For a printable version, download here.

Detailed agenda


Clergy of Trinity and the host deans are asked to vest and process at the Convention Eucharist (white stole).  Other bishops, presbyters, and deacons are invited to be seated in the assembly.


… coming soon …

Delegate List

Sign-up or Change Forms

Exhibitor Sign-up Form

Guest & Retired/Licensed Clergy Registration

T-Shirt Sizes (Delegates, Clergy, & Volunteers)

Delegate Sign-up/Change Form (Clergy only)

For Delegates & Clergy

Canonically Mandated Memo

First Convention Mailing

Instructions on parliamentary procedure

Reports from Committees

Pre-Convention Meetings


2019 Financial Report

2020 Proposed Financial Statement of Mission

2020 Parish Assessments  

Nominations & Resolutions

Nomination Form PDF or Word

Biographies of Nominees

How to write a resolution


Last Year

Minutes of the 120th Convention

2018 Convention Journal (all files)


  • 5/1: Delegate lists due to Secretary

  • 8/1: Notice for various written reports

  • 9/1: Written reports due. Nominations due. Resolutions due.

  • 9/9: C&C Committee resolution revisions due.

  • 9/9: Treasurer delivers 2019 budget.

  • 9/9: Diocesan assessment modification requests due.

  • 9/16: Revised resolutions due.

  • 9/28: Pre-convention deanery meeting announcements due.

  • 10/12: Nomination report due.

  • 10/19: Pre-convention deanery meetings must be complete.