General Convention 2018

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June 29, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church is episcopal because it has bishops among its leaders and the upcoming 79th General Convention will consider many aspects of their formation, election and role in the church.

The word “episcopal” comes from the ancient Greek epískopos,...

June 29, 2018

The Rev. Paul Walker, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, talks to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in front of the city’s statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in September. The statue had been shrouded in a tarp while the city dealt with challenges to...

June 29, 2018

The Rev. Paul Walker, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, talks to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry in front of the city’s statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee in September. The statue had been shrouded in a tarp while the city dealt with challenges to its...

June 29, 2018

“Liturgical Resources 1: I Will Bless You, and You Will Be a Blessing” was one of the rites General Convention authorized in 2015 for trial use. Photo: Church Publishing Inc.

[Episcopal News Service] Three bishops have proposed a resolution on same-sex marriage...

June 28, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Supporting local food growers, carbon taxes and offsets, opposition to environmental racism and Episcopalians’ continued participation in the Paris Climate Agreement are some of the stewardship of creation and creation care resolutions set for discussion at the 79th...

June 28, 2018

Bread & Roses, a ministry of Trinity Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, has partnered with International Rescue Committee to hold cooking demonstrations at a city farmer’s market aimed at promoting nutritional cooking techniques and vegetables grown by...

June 28, 2018

El Centro de Mediático 2018 de la 79.ª Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal inaugurado a principios de esta semana, ofrece a todos, ya sea en casa o si están presentes en el evento, acceso gratuito a transmisiones en vivo y cobertura por pedido (on demand) de servicios diarios, sesiones...

June 28, 2018

The 2018 Media Hub for the Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention launched earlier this week, offers everyone, whether at home or on-site, free access to live streaming and on-demand coverage of daily worship, legislative sessions from the House of Bishops and House of Deputies, as well as...

June 28, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] A group of bishops has proposed a compromise on the question of whether the president of the House of Deputies should be paid, an issue that has proved divisive at previous General Conventions.

The compromise comes as the result of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’...

June 28, 2018

Dos programas transmitidos diariamente desde el evento ofrecerán una perspectiva interna de la 79. ª Convención General a todos los miembros de la iglesia episcopal.

“Para muchas personas, la Convención General puede resultar abrumadora”, dijo el Rdo....

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