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79th General Convention

Date: Thursday, July 05, 2018 - Friday, July 13, 2018
Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, Texas 78701


The 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church that meets every three years. It is a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, composed of deputies and bishops from each diocese. During its triennial meeting deputies and bishops consider a wide range of important matters facing the Church. In the interim between triennial meetings, various committees, commissions, agencies, boards and task forces created by the General Convention meet to implement the decisions and carry on the work of the General Convention.