General Convention 2018

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June 27, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The 79th meeting of General Convention will ponder the Episcopal Church’s role in and response to the #MeToo movement, with resolutions, reflections and the hope for reconciliation.

In what could be an extraordinary session, the House of Bishops is inviting...

June 27, 2018

[27 de julio de 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. Lorenzo...

June 27, 2018

Two daily shows originating from the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will offer an insider’s view to Episcopalians across the church.

“For a lot of people, General Convention can be overwhelming,” said the Rev. Lorenzo Lebrija, host of both Inside General Convention and ...

June 27, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Although capacious churches, glorious choirs, multiple clergy and the smells and bells of Holy Day services may capture the imagination of Episcopalians, the reality is that the majority of congregations in the Episcopal Church tend toward the smaller size with often...

June 26, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] When the 79th General Convention considers the resolutions proposed by the House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church, it will confront “tough questions” facing the Episcopal Church in the current social environment.

House of...

June 22, 2018

Previously released by House of Deputies:

Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a prayer service outside the T. Don Hutto...

June 21, 2018

[House of Deputies] Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a prayer service outside the T. Don Hutto Residential Detention Center in...

June 21, 2018

Los Rdos. Joseph Harmon y John Mennell, diputados de la Diócesis de Newark, muestran sus iPads asignados en préstamo a todos los diputados y obispos para la reunión de la Convención General en Salt Lake City en 2015. Los mismas contienen una “carpeta virtual” que...

June 21, 2018

Today, the Episcopal Church’s Office of the General Convention announced the release of a mobile event app for the upcoming 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas, July 5 - July 13, 2018.

The event app, powered by Eventmobi, is compatible with cell phones, tablets, and other data...

June 15, 2018

Diocese of Newark Deputies the Rev. Joseph Harmon and the Rev. John Mennell show off the loaner iPads assigned to all deputies and bishops for the Salt Lake City meeting of General Convention in 2015. They contain a “Virtual Binder,” electronically replacing most of...

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