Diocesan Convention 2022

Diocesan Convention 2022 "By This They Will Know You" Graphic

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore (50 Ferncroft Road) in Danvers (COVID metrics allowing)

Preliminary materials were e-mailed to clergy and delegates on June 13
and also are attached as PDFs at the bottom of the page.

Preliminary schedule

Friday, Oct. 28:

  • Afternoon sessions to focus together on some of the pressing questions of discipleship we are currently facing.
  • Evening dinner and hymn-spiritual sing

Saturday, Oct. 29:

  • Business sessions, bishop's address and convention Eucharist

Convention is open to all in the diocese.
 
Watch an orientation video here.
Find recently updated guidelines for delegates here.

Registration

Registration is open for Diocesan Convention and pre-convention forums and sessions. 

Click here to register.

Hotel reservations

A block of rooms is available for Friday and/or Saturday night(s) at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Boston North Shore in Danvers at a rate of $147 per night. 

To make hotel reservations call 1-800-774-1500 and reference the "DioMass2022 Conference Room Block" (Group Code: C-DIO), or reserve online via this link (make sure to adjust default dates to your desired arrival and departure dates).

The hotel reservation deadline is Sept. 27.

Deadlines

Submission deadline:  The materials deadline is Friday, Sept. 2.  This is the final day to submit materials to the Convention Office, including nomination forms for elected positions, resolution submission forms and written reports.

Scroll down to the bottom of this page to find PDF attachments, including the list of positions open for election, the nomination form and resolution submission guidelines.

Click here for the online resolutions submission form.

Submit other materials via this link:  https://bit.ly/diomass_materials_2022

Hotel reservation deadline:  The hotel reservation deadline is Tuesday, Sept. 27. See "Hotel Reservations" section above.

Exhibitor application deadline:  Friday, Oct. 14. See "Exhibitor Information" section below.

Exhibitor information

The form to request exhibit space at this year’s Diocesan Convention is available here for companies, organizations and programs that wish to have a presence at the annual gathering of lay and clergy leaders from across the diocese. The exhibitor application deadline is Friday, Oct. 14. There are opportunities for in-person and online exhibits (or both) at a range of fees (no fees for those funded by the diocesan budget).  More details can be found via the application form link above.

Other important dates

Resolution Open Comment Period: Sept. 9-14

Resolution Discussion on Zoom: Tuesday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.

Pre-Convention Delegate Forums on Zoom:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 5, 7-8:30 p.m.: Central Region
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 7-8:30 p.m.: Northern and Western Region
  • Friday, Oct. 7, 2-3:30 p.m.: All Regions
  • Tuesday, Oct. 11, 7-8:30 p.m.: Southern Region

Sign-up for all pre-convention sessions is via the registration process (see "Registration" section above).

Contact us

Questions about Diocesan Convention may be e-mailed to convention@diomass.org.