Emery Washington Convocation Information page

Welcome to the temporary (and low tech) Emery Washington Convocation page. On this page you will find information about elected positions within the convocation, the date, time, and zoom link for the convocation's first annual meeting, the proposed convocation charter, and more. 

This page is only temporary and will be shut down after the first annual meeting. 

Parishes within the Emery Washington Convocation

Advent, Crestwood

All Saints and Ascension, Northwoods

Christ Church Cathedral, St. Louis

Emmanuel, Webster Groves

Grace, Kirkwood

Holy Communion, University City 

St. Barnabas, Florissant

St. John’s, Tower Grove

St. Mark’s, St. Louis

St. Michael and St. George, Clayton

St. Paul’s, Carondelet

St. Peter’s, Ladue 

St. Stephen’s, Ferguson

St. Thomas, Crestwood

Trinity, St. Louis

If you have suggestions for the proposed charter, you may send them to the Rev. Jon Stratton at jon@trinitycwe.org. The charter will be presented for approval at the first annual convocation meeting scheduled for February the 13th @ 2 PM. 

Elected positions within the convocation

Dean and Warden

Together, the Dean and Warden gather the convocation, draft agenda meetings, appoint convocation council members, and provide oversight and leadership that drives the convocation's mission and ministry. The Dean and Warden are elected at the Convocation's Annual Meeting. Any cleric in good standing serving within the convocation is eligible to serve as Dean, and any baptized and confirmed lay person in good standing worshiping within the convocation may run for Warden. 

Click here to nominate yourself or someone else to run for Dean or Warden in 2022. Nominations due by January 24th

Diocesan Council Member

Diocesan Council serves as the Bishop’s Executive Committee and is the legal entity of the Diocese. 

Any cleric in good standing serving within the convocation may run for Council, and any baptized and confirmed lay person in good standing worshiping within the convocation may run for Council. The Convocation elects one cleric and two lay persons, all for two year terms. 

 

Click here to nominate yourself or someone else to run for Diocesan Council in 2022. Nominations due by January 24th

Mission and Ministry Council Member

Much of the work of the Mission and Ministry Council  will be defined by the Convocation, but the primary purpose of the Mission and Ministry Council is to drum up excitement for the Diocesan Vision- Mission and guide the execution of the plan through the Convocations. Any cleric in good standing serving within the convocation may run for Council, and any baptized and confirmed lay person in good standing worshiping within the convocation may run for Council. The Convocation nominates one cleric and one lay person. 

Click here to nominate yourself or someone else to run for Mission and Ministry in 2022. Nominations due by January 24th

First convocation annual meeting 2-13-22 @ 2 PM

The Convocations first annual meeting will take place virtually via zoom on Sunday February the 13th @ 2 PM. The Zoom link will be posted on this page no later than February the 11th. At this meeting, Diocesan Convention Delegates and Clergy from the Emery Washington Convocation will conduct the following business; 

  1. Approve Charter

  2. Elect a Warden, a Dean, and three Diocesan Council Members

  3. Nominate two Mission and Ministry Council Members

All Diocesan Convention Delegates duly elected at the most recent parish annual meeting and all clergy from within the convocation are invited to attend the meeting and will serve as electors.

emery Washington convening task force

Chairperson

The Rev. Jon Stratton, Trinity STL

Team Members

The Very Rev. Kathie Adams-Shepherd, Christ Church Cathedral 

The Rev. Barbi Click, St. Paul's Carondelet 

The Rev. Renee Fener, All Saints and Ascension Northwoods

Mr. Travis Hall, St. John's Tower Grove

Mr. Vince Nicosia, Grace Kirkwood

Ms. Michele Nicosia, Grace Kirkwood

The Rev. Aaron Rogers, Trinity STL

For more information, please contact Jon Stratton at jon@trinitycwe.org