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226 schedule

The 226th Convention of the Diocese of South Carolina will be held March 10-11, 2017 at St. Paul's Church in Summerville.

Bishop Alphonza Gadsden, Reformed Episcopal ChurchConvention Schedule
Download the convention schedule.

The Rt. Rev. Alphonza Gadsden, (pictured right), Bishop Ordinary of the Diocese of the Southeast of the Reformed Episcopal Church, will be the preacher at our service of Holy Eucharist on Friday evening, 5 p.m. on March 10, 2017.

Delegate Certification

Two Easy Steps: CERTIFY Your Delegates * writable PDF (paperless option) * or download, print, fill out and return the form by mail. Certificates due by February 1st, 2016.


REGISTER Your Delegation
Registrations due by February 12th, 2016 Cost: $ 75.00/per delegate (clergy/laity) $ 35.00/per person (visitors) (Note: Alternates attending in addition to your elected delegation may not sit with their delegation and must register as visitors.)

Registration for visitors and alternates (Online)
Visitors are welcome, but seating in the visitor gallery is limited. Alternates attending (in addition to your delegation) must be registered as visitors.  (Registration includes dinner Friday and lunch Saturday.) Cost: $75.00/per person for clergy and lay delegation; $35.00/per person for visitors. Deadline to register delegation is February 12th, 2017.

Register here.

226 Convention Nominees bookletNominations

The  Nominating Committee began its work in October of 2016 and met on December 15, 2016 at the Cathedral.   The Committee was composed of clergy invited from every Deanery, laity serving in the major ministries of the Diocese and the diocesan ministry staff. With the insights that breadth of experience in the Diocese brings, the following slate of candidates has been offered, with the goal of providing the strongest possible leadership for the Diocese at this time.  We ask that the delegates to convention please give their qualifications your prayerful consideration as you prepare for our annual synod on March 10-11, 2017.

View the list of nominees.

If you have resolution(s) that you would like mailed out to the delegates prior to the Convention, email them to Beth Snyder, Diocesan Covention Coordinator,  no later than February 1st, 2017.   We urge you to offer the delegates time to prayerfully consider any resolution you are considering setting forth by observing this deadline.

Convention Workshop list


The Diocese is kicking off its 226th Annual Convention with a series of workshops on Friday, March 10. Each one will be offered twice with the first session running from 1-2:15 pm. and the second 2:45 to 4:00.

View workshop descriptions.

Register for workshops here.

Lodging Suggestions

Download lodging suggestions.

Hampton Inn Summerville
121 Holiday Drive
Summerville, SC 29483
843-871-8300 Hotel
843-832-3004 FAX
Rate: $129/night (includes continental breakfast)
Code: DSC (Diocese of South Carolina)

Wyndham Garden (formerly Holiday Inn Express)
120 Holiday Dr.
Summerville, SC 29483
843.875.3300 Hotel
865.455.0495 Direct Line
Rate: $109/night (includes continental breakfast)
No code needed simply mention “Diocese of South Carolina Convention”

Further Information
Still have questions? Please contact Beth Snyder at the Diocesan House, 843-722-4075, or  email,


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