The 127th Annual Diocesan Convention will take place on Friday, October 20 through Saturday, October 21, 2023 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 500 Ogden Ave, Escanaba, Michigan.
Our diocesan theme will be One Spirit: Healing through Love and will feature a number of special guests doing the work of healing in their communities.
Friday October 20
12:30 pm Registration Opens
1:30 pm Pre-Convention Workshops*
3:30 pm Break
5:30 pm Welcome Reception
6:30 pm Opening Worship
Saturday October 21
9:00 am Registration & Refreshments
9:30 am Business Session & Elections
10:30 am Workshops**
12:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm Plenary Session
3:30 pm Close of Convention
* Topics will include Healing with Indigenous Communities, Circular Leadership & the Ministry of All, UP Wild, Music that Makes Community & Small Church Music, etc.
** Saturday workshops will repeat Friday’s topics, in addition to a workshop on the proposed diocesan budget
We have reserved the following sets of hotel room blocks, priced at a negotiated rate. Please call the hotel of your choice directly to book your room.*
2603 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba, MI 49829
$110 plus tax – Refer to group “Northern Michigan Episcopal Diocese”
3600 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829
$135 plus tax- Refer to group “Northern Michigan Episcopal Diocese”
House of Ludington
223 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829
(906) 723-8585 (Must be booked by 9/29/23)
$125 plus tax – Refer to group “Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan”
Magnuson Grand Pioneer Inn & Suites
2635 Ludington Street, Escanaba, MI 49829
$123 plus tax – Refer to “Episcopal Diocese Northern Michigan”
* Congregations are expected to assist with the cost of hotel accommodations for delegates. For those individuals in need of additional assistance, please let us know.