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80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church

About The Episcopal Church

The Episcopal Church welcomes all as it seeks to follow the way of Jesus Christ on earth. As a member church in the worldwide Anglican Communion, The Episcopal Church is part of the world’s third-largest group of Christians; it has around 1.7 million members across 108 dioceses and three mission areas in 22 countries or territories. Learn more at

About General Convention

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, composed of deputies and bishops from each diocese. Between conventions, the Executive Council serves as the governing body of The Episcopal Church. The General Convention also includes committees, commissions, and task forces that have been given responsibilities to accomplish between the triennial sessions.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Biography & Official Photographs

President of the House of Deputies Julia Ayala Harris

House of Bishops

House of Deputies

The Archives of The Episcopal Church

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About The Episcopal Church

Historical Timeline

Provinces of The Episcopal Church

Provinces of the Anglican Communion

Creation Care


Racial Reconciliation