General Convention 2018

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 20:45

And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving God, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Well good morning Episcopal Church! We are here! We are here! We are here! I think it was Secretary Barlowe at one of the introductory...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 19:15

This morning marked the official start of the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Austin, TX. In a rousing opening sermon, Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry talked about ways the Episcopal Church can intentionally move forward in...

Thursday, July 5, 2018 - 18:45

Thank you, thank you.  God love ya, thank you! It sounds like the rumble of kneelers in church. Thank you, Canon Barlowe, and thank you for being here, for your willingness to serve in this way.  To serve the cause of our Lord Jesus Christ as the...

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 19:30

Good afternoon, and welcome to the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church! I am so glad to have the chance to welcome you to Austin that I agreed to occupy what is widely acknowledged to be the least-coveted speaking slot in all of...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 15:15

Worship and other opportunities for prayer are at the heart of the Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention, July 5 - 13, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas (Episcopal Diocese of Texas). “The liturgies of the 79th General Convention...

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - 12:15

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, and the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of the General Convention will address members of the media on Wednesday, July 4 at 11 a.m....

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 13:00

The 2018 Media Hub for the Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention launched earlier this week, offers everyone, whether at home or on-site, free access to live streaming and on-demand coverage of daily worship, legislative sessions from the...

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 13:45

Two daily shows originating from the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will offer an insider’s view to Episcopalians across the church. “For a lot of people, General Convention can be overwhelming,” said the Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija, host...

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 11:15

Previously released by House of Deputies: Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a...

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 14:30

Today, the Episcopal Church’s Office of the General Convention announced the release of a mobile event app for the upcoming 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas, July 5 - July 13, 2018. The event app, powered by Eventmobi, is compatible with...

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