Archived Conventions

The 112th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia (2022) Bishop Provisional The convention voted to place the Diocese of Olympia under the provisional charge of the Most Rev. Melissa Skelton...
For in-person attendees.
The Resolutions Committee has met and considered the six resolutions submitted to by the canonical deadline. In its report are the Committee’s recommendations, as well as the full text of each...
2023 Narrative Budget for the diocese.
Constitution and Canons for the governance of the Diocese of Olympia, 2021. This version shows the changes to the articles and canons from the fall 2021 convention. This includes changes made via the...
Constitution and Canons for the governance of the Diocese of Olympia, 2021.
A template for an Offer/Confirmation of Employment letter for lay employees has been developed. A Word version is available by contacting Canon Dede Moore.
Este es el calendario de compensación del clero parroquial de 2022 aprobado en la convención. Este documento describe la compensación del clero según el grado congregacional. Haz clic aquí para la...
The list of workshop offerings for the 2021 Diocesan Convention is now available! Join early and discover vital ministries across the diocese and gain tools you'll be able to use in your own...
This year the Resolutions Committee, with the encouragement of Bishop Rickel, initiated a two-stage process for review of resolutions. In the first stage, submitters of resolutions were invited to an...
New for 2021 Diocesan Convention Resolutions Hearing Process Convention resolutions are statements that reflect the mind of the diocese on a host of matters from social and justice issues to ministry...
This document outlines the process, timeline, hearing schedule, and requirements for submission of proposed resolutions to the 2021 diocesan convention.
Constitution and Canons for the governance of the Diocese of Olympia, 2020. This version shows the changes to the articles and canons from the fall 2020 convention. This includes changes made via the...
Join us for Friday pre-convention workshops.
List of canonically resident clergy of the Diocese of Olympia as of October 15, 2020.
Clergy and staff transitions within the diocese since the last convention.
The Resolutions Committee Report to Convention includes resolutions received by the September 8, 45-day-before-convention, canonical deadline.
This document provides names and pictures of the nominees for the open positions for 2020. Video introductions of the nominees are available at https://vimeo.com/showcase/7624737 .
The Vision Statement for the Diocese of Olympia.
The Bishop’s Committee for the Environment (BCE) is offering small green grants to support churches in this work. Perhaps replacing worn insulation around doors and windows would save energy or drip...
This document provides information on the open positions for 2020, along with job descriptions, and an overview of the work of the Nominations Committee.
The draft schedule is posted below. The final schedule will be made available on the Clergy Conference app. Details to come. Register here: https://clergy-conference-2020.eventbrite.com
List of delegates and alternates from each church.
A simple tool to keep track of the election process at Diocesan Convention.
Summary of the referred resolutions to dioceses from the 79th General Convention
The full text of each proposed amendment from the 79th General Convention
The Board of Directors of the Diocese of Olympia, Inc. (the “Diocese”) has legal and fiduciary responsibility for the assets of the diocese, including land, buildings, endowments and other funds. It...
The schedule and descriptions for Friday Workshop sessions.
The report of the Diocesan Archivist to the 2019 Diocesan Convention.
As of October 15. 2019.
Clergy and staff transitions in the diocese since the last convention.
A summary of the work and significant engagements of the Commission on Ministry over the last year.
This report reflects the actions of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Olympia from November 2018 through October 2019.
The Diocesan Council (DC) is the convention in recess. It has responsibility to oversee the budget and program goals of the Diocese, and to carry out the priorities adopted by convention.
Report from the Constitution and Canons Committee.
This Convention Guide is intended to provide Convention members with practical information concerning the Convention and how it functions.
The Vision Statement for the Diocese of Olympia.
D.2 2019 Resolutions Committee Report to Convention includes resolutions received by the September 25, 45-day-before-convention canonical deadline.
This document provides information on the nominees for the open positions for 2019.
Agenda for 2019 Convention This is the first draft outline agenda to assist folks in determining travel time and lodging requirements. The official call to order on Friday will be 3 pm; with workshops...
The Diocesan Council, at its August 22 meeting, upon recommendation of the Budget & Finance Committee, adopted a balanced 2020 Diocesan Operating Budget. The Diocesan Council recommends this budget...
This document outlines the process and requirements for submission of proposed resolutions to the 2019 Annual Convention.
This document provides information on Nominations for the 2021 General Convention, to be held June 30 - July 9, 2021, in Baltimore, Maryland. Nominations may be submitted at the following link no...
This document provides information on the open positions for 2019, along with job descriptions, and an overview of the work of the Nominations Committee.
Agenda for the 2018 Convention
Documents listed by locator
Clergy and staff transitions within the diocese since the last convention
Diocesan Courtesy Resolutions
List of delegates and alternates from each church
List of convention committees
Diocesan Canonically Resident Clergy - October 2018
The Board of Directors of the Diocese of Olympia, Inc., recognizes its fiduciary responsibility to shareholders in the James F. Hodges Diocesan Investment Fund (DIF) to be a shareholder advocate of...
The Board of Directors of the Diocese of Olympia, Inc. (the “Diocese”) has legal and fiduciary responsibility for the assets of the diocese, including land, buildings, endowments and other funds. It...
Report from the Constitution and Canons Committee
Vision statement for the Diocese
List of exhibitors for the 2018 Convention and their location in the exhibit hall.
The focus for the Commission in 2018 was to update the diocesan staff personnel manual, and then to turn that manual into a Personnel Manual Template for congregations.
The Diocesan Council (DC) is the convention in recess. It has responsibility to oversee the budget and program goals of the Diocese, and to carry out the priorities adopted by convention.
This report reflects the actions of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Olympia from October 2017 through October 2018
The report of the archivist from the 2018 Diocesan Convention.
A summary of the work of the Commission on Ministry over the last year.
B.2 Nominations Report reflects information received by October 4. Additional information and, hopefully, a full slate of candidates will be presented at the convention. With a 150-word limit, each...
D.2 2018 Resolutions Committee Report to Convention includes resolutions received by the September 11, 45-day-before-convention canonical deadline.
An assessment to clarify absurdities in the texts of an English and East Asian versions of the Nicene Creed, recited at Eucharist.
Document provides information on the open positions for 2018, along with job descriptions, and an overview of the work of the Nominations Committee.
Once your congregation has held its annual meeting, please submit your 2022 Congregational Leadership Report by completing the form linked below: Congregational Leadership Report Deadline: Reports are...
D.2 2017 Resolutions Committee Report to Convention includes the six resolutions received by the September 12, 45-day-before-convention canonical deadline. Four of these resolutions have been...
Convention committees for the 2017 Diocesan Convention
Report from the Constitution and Canons Committee
B.2-draft Nominations Report reflects information received by October 4. Additional information and, hopefully, a full slate of candidates will be presented at the convention. If you are interested in...
D.2 2017 Resolutions Committee Report to Convention includes the six resolutions received by the September 12, 45-day-before-convention canonical deadline. Four of these resolutions have been...
Overview and guidelines from the Nominations Committee for the 2017 Diocesan Convention
Outlines the process and requirements for submission of proposed resolutions to the 2017 annual convention.
Powerpoint presentation on Adult Faith Formation presented at the 105th Convention.
Bishop Rickel's address to Diocesan Convention 2014
Twelve Marks of Healthy Church Behavior, updated Jan. 2014
The complete report from Holy Cow Consulting on the strategic review for the Diocese of Olympia
Executive summary of the findings of Holy Cow Consulting regarding strategic planning for the Diocese of Olympia.
A Report of the Bishop's Task Force on Episcopal School Standards - Updated Sept 30, 2021
A variety of ideas developed by Tom Gossen from TENS, organized by category