Youth Presence @ Annual Council

youth @ council

Our Youth Presence at Annual Council

Consists of 30 Youth:

  • a Youth Delegate and Alternate from each Convocation (14 youth)
  • + 16 more at-large youth in 9th-12th grade

These 30 youth will be supervised, housed, fed, and transported by Annual Council and the Office of the Missioner for Children and Youth Formation.

To be one of the 14 Youth Delegates or Alternates from your Convocation, you will be elected at your Convocation’s Youth Event. 

Contact Whitney Robinson (wrobinson@dioms.org) to find out when your’s is happening!

  • you must between the ages of 16 and 18 at the time of Annual Council
  • be canonically resident in the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
  • be a communicant in good standing of your local parish or mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
  • and you must live in the convocation you will represent. Click here for a Convocation Map of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi.

To be one of the 16 Youth At-Large (Non-Delegates or Alternates)  please apply here:

In order to qualify as a potential Non-Delegate/Alternate Youth, you must be in the 9th-12th grade at the time of Annual Council.

Youth who would like to visit Annual Council, but not serve as part of the Youth Presence at Annual Council, may register as a visitor (Young Adult (non-delegate under 35). Please note that youth who are not part of the Youth Presence at Annual Council will not be supervised, housed, fed, or transported. You don’t have to register at all to attend just the Closing Eucharist Sunday morning 10 a.m.