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.* 

Quality Inn

   2603 N Lincoln Rd, Escanaba,   MI 49829

   (906) 789-1200

   $110 plus tax – Refer to group “Northern Michigan Episcopal Diocese”


Comfort Suites

   3600 Ludington St, Escanaba, MI 49829

   (906) 261-0998

   $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

   (906) 786-0602

   $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.

Documents for the 2023 Diocesan Convention

1. Registration Form for All Delegates and Guests:
3. Senior Wardens click here to submit your Delegate List:
4. Baptisms & Deaths since last convention: