General Convention

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June 23, 2015

Under the watchful eyes of previous bishops of Pennsylvania, a group of “pioneers in ministry” sit in a circle at Christ Church, Philadelphia, and talk about their experiences in The Episcopal Church’s Mission Enterprise Zones and New Church Starts project. Photo: Mary Frances...

June 19, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about The Episcopal Church’s pledge at the 77th General Convention to partner with dioceses to begin innovative mission strategies. Subsequent stories are here.

Quetzalhuitzilin Colibri dance group, a ministry of St....

June 19, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] As bishops and deputies prepare to gather for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has launched an online Media Hub to make the Convention’s business accessible...

June 18, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The General Convention’s Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Committee faces a full docket of liturgical resolutions at the 78th meeting of convention, even with the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music’s resolutions and others concerning marriage-related resources and...

June 17, 2015

Natalie Finstad, an Episcopal Church missionary who served in Kenya, helps to plant seedlings at a young adult leadership event with one of Tatua Kenya’s partner organizations, Nyumba ya Tumaini. Photo: Tatua Kenya

[Episcopal News Service] Crossing cultural boundaries,...

June 16, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, General Convention executive officer, has announced that the final report from the Joint Subcommittee on the Location of the Episcopal Church Center has been issued, and has been distributed to...

June 10, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] There are many avenues for prayer for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, for those attending the event as well as those following remotely.

General Convention 2015 will be held June 25 – July 3 at the...

May 1, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop May 1 announced the names of the bishops it will nominate this summer to succeed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.

The four names will be formally submitted to the General...

April 29, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has written to the House of Bishops and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings has written to the House of Deputies outlining details of...

April 28, 2015

Supporters of same sex marriage rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court before the court heard arguments about gay marriage in Washington April 28. The nine justices of the Supreme Court are deciding whether the Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry, taking up a...

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