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July 11, 2012

Josie DeJesus, 10, said she loved everything about the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. Here, she tries creating her own colorful work of art in an interactive exhibit as part of a display of blown-glass sculptures. Photo/Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis...

July 11, 2012

Byron Rushing speaks during a media briefing July 11 following his election as vice president of the House of Deputies. Photo/Matthew Davies

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Byron Rushing from the Diocese of Massachusetts was elected on the second ballot July 11 to serve...

July 11, 2012

Red Leaf Singers from the Rosebud Sioux Reservation, South Dakota, playing the drum. ENS photo/Lynette Wilson

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] Erma J. Vizenor, chairwoman of the White Earth Nation, stepped to the microphone and told the story of a beautiful young woman...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The House of Deputies on July 10 elected seven lay and two clergy members to serve on the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council. The bishops on July 11 concurred with the deputies’ elections.

Lay members elected for six-year terms are Joseph S. Ferrell of...

July 11, 2012

[ooyala code=”k3OXhjNTrPssyxerv0CTqusJbqQ-aWDc”] [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following sermon was presented July 11 by the Rev. Stephanie Spellers at the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis IN through July 12.

Pray Like You...

July 10, 2012

The deputations from Albany and Newark gather July 11 to discuss the proposed 2013-2015 budget at the start of the House of Deputies’ committee of the whole session prior to formal debate on the budget. ENS photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg

[Episcopal News Service] The budget for the...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Five people on July 10 were nominated as vice president of the House of Deputies, to serve a three-year term that begins at the close of the 77th General Convention. The election is slated for July 11.

All the nominees are lay people since...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies today approved creation of a special task force to begin to reimagine the workings of the Episcopal Church to prepare it for mission in the 21st century.

In a vote that stunned deputies and visitors alike,Resolution ...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops on July 10 approved a move away from, but did not authorize the sale of, the Episcopal Church Center headquarters.

Bishops voted 74-71 in favor of Resolution D016 after striking the last paragraph, “General Convention...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis on July 9 played host to the New Community Festival organized by the offices for ethnic ministries in the Episcopal Church. The festival to celebrate the diversity of the Episcopal Church included music, dance and food....

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