Executive Council

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February 5, 2003

Clutching their passports, sunscreen and Prayer Books, members of the Episcopal Church's Executive Council gathered in the Dominican Republic January 27-30 for a rare meeting outside the United States--and the setting made a substantial difference in some of the council's decisions.

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October 24, 2002

Immediate financial issues, including a proposed budget for the next triennium and plans for a joint project of the Episcopal Church Center and the General Theological Seminary in New York, dominated the fall meeting of the Executive Council in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, October 11-14. But in the...

June 18, 2002

At its meeting on the campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham June 10-13, the Executive Council heard encouraging reports on the potential move of the Church Center to the campus of the General Theological Seminary (GTS) in New York City, but also wrestled with news of an alleged...

March 1, 2002

The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, at its February meeting in San Antonio, accepted a five-phase process that could lead to a move of the national offices to a new facility on the campus of the General Theological Seminary (GTS) in New York.

The Memorandum of Intent (text at...

February 28, 2002

Change was in the air as members of the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council gathered in San Antonio February 22. On the agenda were a number of proposals that carried the potential for reshaping the church for years to come.

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), for example, was...

February 28, 2002

Addressing 'the inherent danger which comes from schism,' the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church at its meeting in San Antonio, Texas, February 22-25, passed a strongly worded criticism of the Anglican Mission in America (AMiA).

In the resolution, council members said that they...

February 25, 2002

At its February 22-25 meeting in San Antonio, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council heard a “mid-process report” on visits by a task force to the three dioceses that do not ordain women to the priesthood.

The nine-member task force was authorized under resolution A045, passed by the...

February 22, 2002

The following report was read to the Executive Council, meeting in San Antonio, during a plenary session February 22, 2002

Since the beginning of this triennium I have been working with the Management Team on a strategic thinking process. A broad segment of the staff has also been...

November 19, 1998

In response to a challenge from Pamela Chinnis, president of the House of Deputies, the Episcopal Church's Executive Council took a strong stand against hate crimes-and urged Congress to expand its definitions to include gender, sexual orientation and disability in their considerations of...

June 24, 1998

At its June meeting in Vermont, the church's Executive Council continued to shape its response to decisions from last summer's General Convention, endorsed changes in the budget process, addressed the crisis in the Chiapas province of Mexico, and bid farewell to its executive officer.

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