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The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church. Every three years it meets as a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, comprising deputies and bishops from each diocese.

The 81st General Convention takes place in July 2024 in Louisville, Ky.



Diocese of Massachusetts Deputation

Lay deputies (in order of election):

  • William C. Boyce, Grace Church, New Bedford
  • Betsy Ridge, Church of the Advent, Boston
  • Brian Litzenberger, Trinity Church, Concord
  • Kevin Miller, Epiphany Parish, Walpole

Clerical deputies (in order of election):

  • The Rev. Edwin Johnson
  • The Rev. Dr. Karen Coleman, Boston University Chaplaincy and Trinity Church, Boston
  • The Rev. Isaac Martinez, Queer and Trans People of Color Church Plant, Allston
  • The Rev. Chris Wendell, St. Paul's Church, Bedford

Alternate deputies will be elected at Diocesan Convention in  2023.

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