240th Diocesan Convention

wide shot of Trinity Cathedral during a hybrid diocesan convention

The annual convention of the Diocese of New Jersey will be held on March 9, 2024, both online and in person at Trinity Cathedral in Trenton. This web page shall serve as the repository of information and documents related to the convention and will be frequently updated.


Convention Information

Diocesan Convention is a time when representatives around our diocese gather to share in the polity of the Church, upholding the common mission and ministry of our Lord Jesus Christ. All are welcome to join us as we worship, conduct business, view and listen to presentations.

Lay Deputies Certification

Parishes should fill out and submit the form in the sidebar to certify their lay delegation and alternates to the Convention.

Convention Documents

Financial Exhibits, Statistics, and Documents can be found here.

Registration Information

Attendees will be able to take part online or attend in-person. The site for in-person attendance will be Trinity Cathedral in Trenton. We will accommodate seating for voting members first. Plans are subject to change based on Covid-19 guidelines and community impact.

Voting will be performed electronically.

Attendees must bring their own devices for voting needs—iPads, phones, laptops, etc.

Note: Voting members refers to canonical clergy and elected/certified lay deputies eligible to vote. Non-voting participants refers to licensed clergy, alternates, and guests.

Non-voting members and guests may join the livestream on YouTube using a link made available closer to the date.


  1. Attendees must bring their own devices for voting needs—iPads, phones, laptops, etc.
  2. Registration is required for those attending in person and for voting members attending online. Registration fee is $25.
  3. Non-voting members and guests viewing online do not need to register.

Lunch options are provided. Refreshments are available throughout the day.

Please visit the Diocesan Convention website for more information.

Registration questions: Sarah Paige at or 609 394-5281 ext. 141.

Register here.

Trinity Cathedral Altar Guild Store

The Trinity Cathedral Altar Guild Store will be open during Convention. You can order online now for pick up on the day of Convention. Check out their online store here. If you don’t see what you’re looking for contact Lucy Adams, Manager for more information (609-280-6386).


Convention Coordinator: Sarah Paige – 609-460-5401

Tentative Agenda

Coming Soon.

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