The act of calling or assembling by summons.
- The act of convoking.
- A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
- A clerical assembly of the Anglican Church similar to a synod but assembling only when called.
- An assembly of the clergy and representative laity of a section of a diocese of the Episcopal Church.
- The district represented at such an assembly.