The Episcopal Diocese
of El Camino Real
B.V. Sargent House
154 Central Avenue
Salinas, CA 93901

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mailing Address
PO Box 689
Salinas, CA 93902

Phone: (831) 394-4465



An annual gathering of clergy and congregational representatives to
conduct business and celebrate ministries across our diocese.
Screenshot of Zoom attendees for 2020 Diocesan Convention

The business of Diocesan Convention will take place on November 6, 2021, using the same digital platform as 2020. An in-person “spring renewal” event will be held in late April 2022, which will include a dinner and guest speaker. Watch this space for important dates and deadlines in advance of the 2021 Convention.

2020 Convention Recap

The 40th Convention of the Diocese of El Camino Real was held online Saturday, November 7. The theme was 40 Years of Pilgrimage, in honor of the diocese’s 40th anniversary. More information below:

El Camino Real celebrates 40th convention

Bishop Lucinda’s Convention Address

Resources Archive

The Convention Order of Business is available here to download in English and in Spanish. View and download the Opening Worship Bulletin (English and Spanish). In honor of the Diocese of El Camino Real’s founding in 1980, Convention attendees were invited to dress up in their favorite style from the decade. View the handy style guide.

For questions about Convention resources and voting results, please email Jeff Diehl, Secretary to Convention, or Kirstin Nielsen, diocesan offices.

Special Rule of Order for 40th Convention

Regla Especial para la Convencion Diocesana

Convention | The Episcopal Diocese of El Camino Real