General Convention 2012

Articles

July 12, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies on July 11 approved a number of resolutions on how the church can address issues of social and economic justice, and others that dealt with internal church matters.

It concurred with the House of Bishops on resolution A135, a...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] While the Exhibit Hall at the 77th General Convention featured some of the usual suspects, it also offered a few surprises. Report by Craig Wirth for ENS.

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

What a day for the youth presence. After a wonderful week at last it is Sunday. We went to worship and we had Patrick Melendez, one of our speakers reading and representing the youth. It was a beautiful...

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

“This is what the church have been groaning for”. These are the words of the Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori at the end of the speech given by Nora and Patrick, our two speakers who addressed both...

July 10, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

by Marlene Rodriguez, Diocese of Puerto RicoOfficial Youth Presence journalist

What a week! For OYP it has been a working, tired, mixed tense week. We have been working on resolutions, appointments and a lot of responsibilities on our shoulders.

We are focused on what we want and...

July 10, 2012

I am honored to have been chosen by my colleagues in the House of Deputies as their next president, and I’m grateful to all of the people across the church—deputies, bishops, and many other leaders—who have expressed their confidence in me and shared their ideas. I’m especially grateful to...

July 9, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Cole Mayer and Marlene Rodriguez interview Bonnie Anderson over lunch with the GCOYP.

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July 9, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Cole Mayer, Diocese of South Dakota, interviews Laurent De Prins, Diocese of Western Louisiana, Maria Taylor, Diocese of Arkansas, and Julia Robinson, Diocese of Ohio about days 3 and 4 of General Convention.

July 9, 2012

By: Wendy Johnson

Nora Vinas, Diocese of SE Florida, testifies in favor of D067, a resolution calling for General Convention to support passage of the DREAM Act and to encourage diocese to solicit funds for college scholarships for undocumented youth.

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