General Convention

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 09:45

The Task Force to Respond to the Opioid Epidemic, created by legislation at the 79th General Convention, is seeking input from lay and ordained leaders throughout the church about the local response to the opioid epidemic through the short survey...

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 09:15

The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Secretary of the General Convention, announced that The Episcopal Church has been invited to send delegates to the 2021 Assembly of the World Council of Churches, scheduled for September 8 – 16, 2021 in Karlsruhe,...

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 - 11:15

The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, secretary and executive officer of the General Convention, has announced that the data from the 2018 Parochial Reports has been compiled and is available through a number of reports, in English and Spanish.  The Rev...

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 16:00

At the direction of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and in consultation with members of the Joint Standing Committee on Planning and Arrangements, worship planning for General Convention 2021 began earlier this year. The Presiding Bishop has...

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 11:30

The Office of the General Convention (GCO) and its Planning Team for General Convention 2021 is pleased to announce that the Children’s Program will again be offered daily during legislative sessions, committee meetings, and worship. As diocesan...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 14:15

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) is pleased to announce the release of The Book of Occasional Services 2018. The availability of this liturgical resource is the result of action taken at last summer’s 79th General Convention of...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 09:30

Following a decision by the Joint Standing Committee on Planning and Arrangements, the General Convention Office has announced the ten legislative dates for the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: Wednesday June 30th to Friday July 9th...

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 14:30

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in retreat at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, N.C. March 12 – 15, 2019. At their March 15 business meeting, the House passed a resolution committing itself to upholding General Convention...

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:15

The Rev. Dr. Molly James of West Hartford, Connecticut, has been appointed deputy executive officer of the General Convention.  In announcing this appointment, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, secretary and executive officer of the General...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:45

Online filing for the 2018 Parochial Report for all Episcopal Church congregations is now available on The Episcopal Church website. In addition to the form, the page also offers step-by-step instructions and workbooks to guide you through this...

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