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80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: July 11 sermon by Julia Ayala Harris, president-elect of the House of Deputies

July 11, 2022

The following is the text of a sermon recorded by Julia Ayala Harris, president-elect of the House of Deputies, for the July 11 Morning Prayer service of the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Baltimore through July 11.

GC80 Morning Update: Monday, July 11

July 11, 2022

Greetings on the final day of The Episcopal Church’s 80th General Convention in Baltimore. These daily roundups from the Office of Public Affairs provide news, events, and resources related to GC80.

Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana notified of successful canonical consent process for next bishop

July 11, 2022

The Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry that Bishop-elect Shannon Rogers Duckworth has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3. The consents received have been certified by the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Registrar of the General Convention.

GC80 Evening Update: Sunday, July 10

July 10, 2022

GC80 Daily Updates from the Office of Public Affairs are morning and evening roundups of news, events, and resources related to the 80th General Convention, July 8-11 in Baltimore.

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s comments to House of Bishops on July 9

July 10, 2022

In a proposed Mind of the House resolution on Saturday, July 9, The Episcopal Church House of Bishops addressed many threats to democracy and deep divisions in the United States, including the rise of Christian nationalism.  

80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: July 10 sermon by the Rt. Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of the Diocese of Maryland 

July 10, 2022

The following is the text of a sermon recorded by the Rt. Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, for the July 10 Sunday Eucharist of the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Baltimore through July 11.

GC80 Morning Update: Sunday, July 10

July 10, 2022

Greetings on the third day of The Episcopal Church’s 80th General Convention in Baltimore. These morning and evening updates from the Office of Public Affairs provide roundups of news, events, and resources related to GC80, which runs through July 11.

GC80 Evening Update: Saturday, July 9

July 9, 2022

the Office of Public Affairs are morning and evening roundups of news, events, and resources related to the 80th General Convention, July 8-11 in Baltimore.

Julia Ayala Harris elected Episcopal Church’s president of the House of Deputies

July 9, 2022

Julia Ayala Harris, a deputy from the Diocese of Oklahoma, was elected today as president of the House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church. Her term begins on July 11 at the close of the church’s General Convention in Baltimore, and she will be the first Latina to hold the position.

80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: July 9 sermon by the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the House of Deputies

July 9, 2022

The following is the text of a sermon recorded by the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, for the July 9 Morning Prayer service of the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Baltimore through July 11.

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