Executive Council


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.