Diocesan Convention XLIX
Diocesan Council: Exercises the power of the Convention and performs planning and policy-making between meetings of Convention. Oversees the policies, programs, mission, and budget of the Diocese and may initiate new work. Also is the legal corporate body of the Episcopal Church in Hawai‘i and, as such, is responsible for the business and property of the Church. This is the Board of Directors of the Diocese.
Standing Committee: Serves as the Bishop’s Council of Advice. Performs duties as specified by the General and Diocesan Convention, and the Constitution and Canons of the Episcopal Church and the Diocese of Hawai‘i. Serves as the Ecclesiastical authority when there is no Bishop.
Cathedral Chapter: Serves as the oversight body for The Cathedral of St. Andrew (both as a congregation and as the seat of the Bishop).
Secretary of the Convention: Records minutes, enters them in the Journal, and, under the supervision of the Bishop, attends to the publication and distribution of the Journal, and performs other duties as prescribed in the Diocesan Constitution and Canons. Chairs the Committee on Convention Plans for planning the agenda and making physical arrangements for the Convention. Maintains various directories of Diocesan officers, commissions, departments, etc.
To see a copy of the legal documents for The Episcopal Church in Hawai`i, including the Constitution and Canons, please visit the "Legal" section on the "Forms and Documents" page.
bishop's letter to the Convention
(Coming at later date) Bishop's letter to all members (elected lay delegates of congregations, clergy of denomination in full common with the Episcopal Church in Hawaiʻi and installed as Rector, Vicar, etc as per diocesan Canon 1.1) of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaiʻi.
Forms and Documents
Registration and Credentials - Credit cards accepted!
The congregations of the Diocese share the costs of travel for the lay and clergy delegates (not alternates). Below are the documents that explain this practice and that detail the cost to each congregation.