General Convention

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June 1, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] A commentary on the draft budget including a foreword by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, commentary on the budget process, and a detailed triennial budget with line-by-line explanations have been posted.  It’s now on the General...

May 31, 2012

Students at the Episcopal School of Knoxville display beans grown in their garden as part of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Abundant Life Garden Project curriculum, which will be used during the children’s program at General Convention in Indianapolis in July. Photo/Kelly Norrell...

May 30, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Report to the 77th General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book, is available in Spanish – named El Libro Azul – for downloading as PDF for no charge at the Episcopal Church General Convention website.

General...

May 15, 2012

The Episcopal Church's General Convention faces questions about who may receive communion. Photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg

[Episcopal News Service] The young woman who called St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Hood River, Oregon, was upset and asked if the church offered communion....

May 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson has invited young adults to dream about church.

People between the ages of 18 to 30 can post 60-90 second video clips to the Dreams of the Church portion of Anderson’s website describing the...

May 6, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Questions for panelists about the General Convention 2012 of the Episcopal Church can be submitted now at publicaffairs@episcopalchurch.org as well as during the May 9 live webcast.

The live webcast, originating from Indianapolis, the site of...

May 2, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The 77th meeting of the Episcopal Church’s General Convention is being asked to sift and winnow a variety of answers to the question of what to do about the Episcopal Church’s structure that, as one group says, it “no longer needs, nor can it afford.”

At...

April 27, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Covenant has been variously rejected, affirmed, approved and subscribed to by some Anglican Communion provinces, and even been given an “amber light” by one. The Episcopal Church will soon consider its own formal response to the document which...

April 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] While much public attention focused on its work on same-gender blessings, the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music tackled multiple other issues during the 2010-2012 triennium.

“The work that is put into the lap of the Standing Commission on Liturgy...

April 23, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Blue Book, the collection of reports to the Episcopal Church’s 77th General Convention of the work completed by its committees, commissions, agencies and boards (CCABs), during the 2010-2012 triennium, is now available to download here.

The book, at...

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