Church Governance

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April 12, 2017

The Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry has named Bishop Todd Ousley of Eastern Michigan as bishop for the Office of Pastoral Development, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff....

April 11, 2017

The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following progress report:

The Task Force on the Study of Marriage, meeting March 27-30 in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, continued its work as directed by the 2015 General Convention. The Task Force reviewed, refined...

April 9, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishops of Canterbury and York have set up a working group to examine the governance of the Church of England’s cathedrals. The group has been established at a time when a number of English cathedrals are facing financial and other difficulties.

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April 7, 2017

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music is inviting Episcopalians to complete an online survey as part of its effort to gather data on the church’s response to two marriage liturgies that were authorized for trial use at the 2015 General Convention.

One of the liturgies—The...

April 6, 2017

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Los Angeles that Bishop-Elect Taylor has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.

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April 5, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Los Angeles that Bishop-Elect John Harvey Taylor has received the required majority of consents in the...

March 31, 2017

Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno spent nearly seven hours March 29 and 30 talking to the Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary action against him. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Pasadena, California] Three days of...

March 22, 2017

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Puerto Rico that Bishop-Elect Rafael Luis Morales has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. ...

March 21, 2017

Nominations are now being accepted for various Episcopal Church positions, committees or boards that will be elected during the next General Convention.

The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee for Nominations for General Convention has issued a call for nominations for five...

October 26, 2014

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council Oct. 27 tabled until its next meeting a resolution calling for the 2016-2018 budget to be predicated on a progressive diocesan income asking structure.

The action came as council’s Joint...

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