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2022 Annual Diocesan Convention Summary


Held February 17-19, 2022 - Thursday on Zoom and at St. Simon's on the Sound, Fort Walton Beach, Friday and Saturday at the Destin-Fort Walton Beach Convention Center


Theme: Go Forward



Convention Materials

Day 1 Summary


Bishop's Address


Report on Discipleship from the Rev. Dr. Joy Blaylock, Missioner for Discipleship and Dean of the School for Ministry


Report on Development from the Rev. Lydia Knizley Johnson, Missioner for Development



Report on Discernment from the Rev. Canon Massey Gentry, Canon to the Ordinary



Day 2 Summary







Morning Prayer

led by the Rev. David Knight, St. Simon's on the Sound, with homilist, Ginny Leebrick, Holy Nativity Panama City




Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's Keynote



Day 3 Summary


Dr. Bertice Berry Keynote

Closing Worship Service with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry as preacher and celebrant



Budget (approved by acclamation) 2022 Budget

Standing Committee Member Election (elected by acclamation):

  • Michelle Crawford, St. Jude's, Niceville (Bishop's nomination)

  • The Rev. Bob Donell, All Saints, Mobile (Bishop's nomination)

  • The Rev. De Freeman, St. James, Fairhope

  • Robert Runderson, Good Shepherd, Mobile

  • Mark Waddell, St. Augustines, Navarre

The Convention Offering was approved by acclamation to be given to the Beloved Community Outreach Center of Mobile - collection totaled $3,626.81.


NEXT DIOCESAN CONVENTION: February 16-18, 2023, hosted by Pensacola area churches (St. Cyprian's, Holy Trinity, and St. Monica's)

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