General Convention

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 09:30

The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee for Nominations for General Convention has issued a call for nominations for Episcopal Church positions, committees, and boards. Elections will take place at the 80th General Convention, to be held in...

Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:45

Beginning in January 2020, congregational and diocesan leaders in The Episcopal Church will have access to a new online resource here and here for understanding history and visioning the future with the data collected through the Parochial Report...

Monday, January 6, 2020 - 08:30

Task Force for the Formation & Ministry of the Baptized, created by legislation at the 79th General Convention, is seeking input from lay and ordained Episcopalians throughout the church about the formation and efficacy of the processes and...

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 09:30

A new website launched today at EpiscopalCommonPrayer.org provides Episcopalians with opportunities to participate in the liturgical revision called for by Resolution A068 of the 2018 General Convention. The site is available in English and Spanish...

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...

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