Announcement from the Secretary of Convention
The 123rd Annual Diocesan Convention
Saturday November 9, 2024
TO: Clergy Canonically Established in the Diocese, Lay Delegates, Lay Alternate Delegates 
FROM: The Secretary of Convention 
DATE: June 28, 2024 
RE: The 123rd Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts
 
You are hereby notified that the 123rd Annual Meeting of the Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2024.
 
Convention will once again be held in person at The Conference Center at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Please note that all voting delegates must be present at the convention venue. Some portions, including the Eucharist, will be streamed, but interactive online participation will not be offered. 
 
Please pay particular attention to the Nominations booklet. It outlines the positions for which the Nominating Committee will be seeking candidates, including members of Diocesan Council and the Standing Committee. You can help the Committee in its work: Do you know good candidates for Diocesan leadership? Might you be a good candidate? Faithful leadership for our Diocese’s future is the responsibility of all of us. 
 
Please watch the Convention website for the most up to date information: www.diocesewma.org/convention

You will find the Convention Timetable and the Nominations booklet and Nomination form on the For Delegates tab.
Faithfully,

Wende

Wende Wheeler
Secretary of Convention
Diocese of Western Massachusetts
37 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01103
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