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July 10, 2012

[ooyala code=”U0OGpjNTpayWHP0m3RQW4DLB0AeM6smH”][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following sermon was presented today at the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis IN through July 12.

SERMON – JULY 10, 2012 – Remembering Bartolomé...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] One of the “thorny issues” on General Convention’s agenda is the Anglican Covenant, a document that supporters say offers a way to bind Anglicans globally across cultural and theological differences.

For some, the sticking point is not so...

July 10, 2012

Young Adult Festival participants discuss the day’s legislation during a debriefing with Mary Getz, grassroots and online communications coordinator at the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations in Washington, D.C. Photo/Sharon Sheridan

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July 10, 2012

Presiding Bishop Katherine Jefferts Schori engaged in a live Spanish-language interview with Episcopal Webradio. Photos/Edgard Giraldo

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed key points of the General Convention agenda July 9...

July 10, 2012

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Bishop Cate Waynick of Indianapolis cut and serve a cake in honor of the diocese’s 175th anniversary during Indianapolis Day event at General Convention. Photo/Anaceli Ma

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The “Indy Experience...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] The House of Bishops, concurring with deputies, have overwhelmingly supported a resolution on positive investment in the Palestinian Territories. But the bishops agreed to postpone indefinitely the conversation on corporate engagement.

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July 10, 2012

Gay Jennings

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Statement from the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, clerical deputy, Diocese of Ohio, on her election on July 10 as President of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church.

I am honored to have been chosen by my...

July 10, 2012

Integrity Eucharist preacher Gene Robinson challenged the congregation to prepare to keep moving. “God is always going to be calling us forward,” he said. Photo./Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] On the day when General Convention affirmed a policy of...

July 9, 2012

The Rev. Canon Emily Morales, a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance, July 10 helps distribute copies of her committee’s proposed 2013-2015 triennial budget to a joint session of General Convention. ENS photo/Sharon Sheridan

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July 9, 2012

Deputies line up to testify about authorizing a rite of same-gender blessing for provisional use July 10 while the Very Rev. David Thurlow, deputy from South Carolina, gives a minority report from convention’s Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Church Music. The committee’s majority...

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