General Convention 2018

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July 7, 2018

The Diocese of Olympia contingent to the 79th General Convention gathered to discuss evangelism during the TEConversation joint session with bishops and deputies held July 7 in the deputies’ hall. Photo: Sharon Tillman/Episcopal News Service

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July 7, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry wears a chasuble depicting the life of Mary at the opening Eucharist of the General Convention. Photo: Mike Patterson/Episcopal News Service

Against a medieval backdrop, the Holy Family flees to Egypt in...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Churchwide Leadership held a rather lively discussion on the morning of July 7 of Resolution A149, which calls for reorganizing the board of directors of the College for Bishops.

Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Deputies on July 7 adopted a resolution that would set the stage for the revision of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.

The outcome of Resolution A068 was decided in a vote by orders, with each diocese casting one ballot for its lay and...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Deputies on July 7 adopted a resolution that would set the stage for the revision of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer.

The outcome of Resolution A068 was decided in a vote by orders, with each diocese casting one ballot for its lay and...

July 7, 2018

The Rev. Nancy Frausto, a “dreamer” and deputy from the Diocese of Los Angeles, testifies July 7 at the joint hearing on immigration resolutions. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Few issues were as primed for...

July 7, 2018

Philip Schentrup stands with his family as he addresses the House of Bishops about gun violence. Photo: Mike Patterson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Philip and April Schentrup, Episcopalians whose daughter Carmen was one of 17...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service –Austin, Texas] In the midst the process of crafting the Episcopal Church’s 2019-2021 budget, a legislative committee took testimony about the need to change that process so all Episcopalians can have greater input in decisions about how the church spends its money....

July 7, 2018

In the Name of God. Amen.

In today’s first reading, the prophet Isaiah imagines a world in which “not even fools shall go astray.” In the next ten minutes I may provide you with ample evidence that this world is not yet with us. But I hope not.

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July 7, 2018

En el nombre de Dios. Amén.

En la primera lectura de hoy, el profeta Isaías imagina un mundo en el cual “ni transitarán por [‘el] los necios” En los próximos diez minutos yo puedo darles sobradas pruebas de que este mundo todavía no está con nosotros. Pero espero no hacerlo.

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