Diocesan Conventions

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March 10, 2010

The dioceses of New Jersey, West Tennessee and the Virgin Islands met in their annual conventions during the weekend of March 4-7, while the Diocese of Dallas held a special convention meeting March 6 to discuss its response to the proposed Anglican covenant.

Following is a partial...

October 27, 2009

From California to Connecticut, Puerto Rico to Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, thousands of Episcopalians who gathered in 17 dioceses across the Episcopal Church for annual convention meetings elected diocesan leadership, approved operating budgets, recommitted to mission and ministry, and engaged the...

November 14, 2008

Guided by the theme, "The World in Christ," delegates to the 134th Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio spent November 7-8 exploring how to make the love of Christ known to the world.

 

In addition to the traditional actions of convention -- from passing resolutions and the...

October 20, 2008

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson encouraged a Grace Cathedral congregation October 19 to "get into trouble, not stay out of trouble" by exercising moral authority and leadership through keeping baptismal promises.

 

"That is the way of the cross. It is from Jesus, a...

June 9, 2008

The Episcopal Diocese of Albany, meeting June 6 in its 140th annual convention, passed new canons prohibiting same-gender blessings and ordaining and licensing only those clergy who are married to a member of the opposite sex or "celibate and abstinent."

In his address to the convention...

February 21, 2008

The 159th Annual Council of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas recessed mid-afternoon on February 16 so that it can reconvene at Christ Church Cathedral in Houston on May 24 to elect the ninth Bishop of Texas.

As storms threatened outside, 453 lay delegates and 224 clergy elected...

February 11, 2008

The 116th Annual Council of the Diocese of Southern Virginia, meeting February 1-3 at the Williamsburg Lodge, continued on its journey towards the election of its 10th bishop.

The weekend's activities included the ordination of six people to the diaconate in a service at historic Bruton...

January 30, 2008

The 113th Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington, which took place on January 25-26 at the Washington National Cathedral, featured only one resolution.

"This blessedly frees us to spend our time together in conversation, celebration and learning -- sharing our many gifts so...

November 15, 2007

In his first convention as bishop, the Rt. Rev. Thomas E. Breidenthal invited the delegates of the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio's 133rd Convention to "listen to what the Spirit is saying to the churches." The agenda and structure of the Convention, which met November 9-10 in Dayton, Ohio...

June 12, 2007

The Episcopal Diocese of Albany, meeting June 8-10 in its 139th annual convention, heard Bishop William Love praise the diocese for "the wide variety of ministries being carried out by fellow brothers and sisters in Christ (clergy and laity, from all different theological and churchmanship...

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