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Media Advisory: Episcopal Church Executive Council to meet in New Brunswick, NJ, October 15-18

The Episcopal Church
Office of Public Affairs

Monday, September 24, 2012

The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church will meet October 15 - 18 at the Heldrich Conference Center in New Brunswick, NJ (Diocese of New Jersey). Media representatives wishing to attend the meeting must secure credentials. Contact Neva Rae Fox, Public Affairs Officer, at publicaffairs@episcopalchurch.org.

This meeting marks the first gathering of the Executive Council of the triennium and will include members newly elected at General Convention in July and by the nine provinces of the church in the spring.

A media conference with phone access for media not able to attend is planned for end of business on Thursday, October 18, the last day of the Executive Council meeting; exact Eastern time TBD. Pre-registration for media is required; contact Fox at publicaffairs@episcopalchurch.org.

 

Executive Council

According to the website: “The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church is an elected body representing the whole Church...The Executive Council has the duty to carry out programs and policies adopted by General Convention. It is the job of Executive Council to oversee the ministry and mission of the Church. The Executive Council is comprised of twenty members elected by General Convention (four bishops, four priests or deacons and twelve laypersons) and eighteen members (one clergy, one lay) elected by provincial synods.

http://generalconvention.org/ec  

 

 

Links:

The Episcopal Church: www.episcopalchurch.org

Executive Council: http://generalconvention.org/ec

Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey: http://www.newjersey.anglican.org/

The Heldrich Conference Center: http://www.theheldrich.com/default_.asp