General Convention 2012

Articles

November 27, 2012

On behalf of the Central Diocese of the Episcopal Church of Ecuador and my indigenous brothers of the Andes, I greet you with brotherhood, peace, love, and blessings. The Aztec poet Chilan Balan described in the following passage what happened in our ABYA YALA as a result of the conquest: “They...

November 23, 2012

By: Bronwyn

I am pleased to provide these final reports from this past summer’s General Convention. Each section is posted separately as they are large files. All are downloadable pdfs.

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General Convention Report Introduction

General Convention Official Youth Presence Final...

November 23, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

I am pleased to provide these final reports from this past summer’s General Convention. Each section is posted separately as they are large files. All are downloadable pdfs.

Cover Page

General Convention Report Introduction

General Convention Official Youth Presence Final...

October 17, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

From time to time I will be publishing reflections from General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) participants. If you haven’t already read them, please take a few minutes to read the reflections from Sarah and Ariana.

GCOYP, which was part of this past summer’s General...

October 11, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Here’s another in our ongoing series of reflections from participants in this summer’s General Convention Official Youth Presence.

This reflection is by Sarah Neumann, Province 1 participant from the Diocese of Massachusetts.

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Imagine What Young People Can Doby...

October 10, 2012

I had heard that General Convention was difficult – if not impossible – to describe to someone who had not attended. I never realized how true that was until I attended a General Convention for myself.

Being at General Convention 2012 with the Young Adult Festival was one of the most...

October 9, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Just about three months have passed since the General Convention of the Episcopal Church adjourned in mid-July. I have asked youth who participated in the General Convention Episcopal Youth Presence (GCOYP) to reflect on their experiences, what it meant and how it continues to have an effect on...

August 28, 2012

The Episcopal Church General Convention in Indianapolis in July was a critically important moment in the life of the Church. For Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM), General Convention was an opportunity to engage with Episcopalians involved and interested in ministry to refugees in the past,...

August 9, 2012

As we arrive upon a quieter time of summer, when lawmakers head home for their summer recesses and the schedules in most of our church communities provide for some time of rest and re-creation, we in the Office of Government Relations take this opportunity to provide our members an update on...

August 7, 2012

We Episcopalians don’t seem to have evangelism in our denominational DNA. General Convention evangelism resolutions have never quite gained traction. Still, the 77th General Convention resolution, A073 (Establish Diocesan Mission Enterprise Zones), may be the best opportunity for success in...

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