General Convention

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 18:45

The following is the text of Andrés González-Bonillas’ sermon from the General Convention Eucharist on July 8, 2018. The video of the sermon can be found here I pray for the silence and the words they wish to speak/ Allow their words to pop...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 18:00

The triennial UTO Ingathering ceremony held at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Austin, TX, took place on July 6. It brought in $3,738,989.47. UTO funds are granted on an annual basis to support mission across the worldwide...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 16:15

The following is the text of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon from the General Convention Revival at the Palmer Center on July 7, 2018. The video of the sermon can be found here Oh, my Lord! Let the whole Church say Amen! Say it again. Say...

Saturday, July 7, 2018 - 12:30

In the Name of God. Amen. In today’s first reading, the prophet Isaiah imagines a world in which “not even fools shall go astray.” In the next ten minutes I may provide you with ample evidence that this world is not yet with us. But I hope not....

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 18:00

The United Thank Offering of the Episcopal Church awarded 34 grants for a total of $1,257,778.17 for the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. The announcement was made during the 79th General Convention of The...

Friday, July 6, 2018 - 09:30

One of the unique offerings at this triennium’s General Convention are TEConversations (The Episcopal Church Conversations), which will be held during three joint sessions of the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies over the coming week. Each...

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...

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