House of Bishops

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September 19, 2010

There is much discussion in American Protestantism these days about the "Emerging Church." There are major conferences & workshops, statistical research and much media attention. Our own Episcopal Church (including my diocese) keeps speakers like Diana Butler Bass, Phyllis Tickle and Brian...

September 19, 2010

We have some choices to make. Life is made of these, continuous choices, sometimes mundane, almost automatic, sometimes life or death. But we have choices. Some of the choices in this world are made for us, or we like to think so. Some we hide behind, some we are in denial about. Just like us,...

September 19, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and other Episcopal Church bishops preached at churches throughout the Diocese of Arizona on Sunday, Sept. 19. The bishops are attending the annual fall meeting of the House of Bishops Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona.

The following sermons are...

September 19, 2010

Bishop Leo Frade of Southeast Florida (in Spanish)

Trinity Cathedral, Phoenix

Yo no se si ustedes aquí en Arizona ya se habrán enterado de que se puede probar por la misma Biblia que sin a lugar a dudas nuestro Señor Jesucristo hablaba con acento al igual que muchos de nosotros...

September 19, 2010

You have heard of St. Matthew, St. Paul, and St. Stephen. You may have even heard of St. Thomas á Becket and St. Augustine and St. Alban. But there are also the Martyrs of Memphis (Tennessee, that is, not Egypt) and Phillips Brooks (a 19th century preacher from my seminary) and Dietrich...

September 18, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the third day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public...

September 17, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the second day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public...

September 16, 2010

The following Daily Account, issued by the Episcopal Church's Office of Public Affairs, offers an overview of the first day of conversations and activities of the House of Bishops, which is meeting Sept. 16-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. The sessions are closed to the media and the general public....

March 15, 2010

A discussion of same-gender relationships will be on the agenda when more than 115 bishops of the Episcopal Church gather March 19-24 for their spring retreat meeting in Camp Allen, Texas.

Bishop Henry Parsley of the Diocese of Alabama, who chairs the House of Bishops' Theology Committee...

July 15, 2009

The House of Bishops ended an emotional discussion July 17 by again delaying a long-sought decision about whether retired bishops should be able to vote.

Bishops voted 72-39 to refer Resolution A052 to the Standing Commission on Constitution and Canons to provide more time to study the...

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