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Special Convention to Elect the Bishop Coadjutor

Sat, December 3, 2022

Doors open/Check-in begins: 8 a.m.
Holy Eucharist 9 a.m.


Arrival Deadline for Voting – 9 a.m.

Lay and clergy delegates must be checked-in by 9 a.m. in order to vote.

Physical Presence Required in Order to Vote

Delegates must be present in the Cathedral to vote. There will be no remote voting in the Election Convention.

Voting by Smartphone

Voting will utilize smartphones. A limited number of voting devices will be available for those without a smartphone.

Changes in Registered Lay Delegates

If you have any changes in your registered lay delegates, the alternate(s) must bring a completed and signed Change in Lay Delegate form to the credentials table at check in.

COVID Safety

We will be observing the same COVID protocols as we did for the November convention.

  • Please take a rapid COVID test within 24 hours of your arrival at the Cathedral and be prepared to show a photo of your negative test result.
  • If you come without your test result, you will be tested on site. For lay delegates, however, testing ahead of time will allow an alternate (provisional) delegate to take your place should you test positive.

We are committed to keeping everyone safe and healthy.

The Election Convention Will Be Streamed Live on the Diocesan YouTube Channel
A link for the actual stream will be distributed and posted on Friday December 2.

Closed Captioning and ASL

Closed captioning for the deaf and hard of hearing and ASL interpretation will be provided at a special designated seating area.

Spanish Translation

Spanish speakers who need translation will be directed to the Spanish Interpreter’s table to pick up a device.

Refreshments and Lunch

Coffee and refreshments will be served, and a box lunch will be provided, with vegetarian and vegan options.

Getting to the Cathedral ~ Directions and Parking Information

For information on local parking please go here.

For public transit options, please go here.

For questions, please contact Sara Saavedra using the contact info listed below.


Sat, December 3, 2022
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Ms. Sara Saavedra


The Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10025 United States
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