General Convention 2009

Thursday, October 1, 2009 - 01:00

Note: this is the first in an ongoing series discussing the governance of The Episcopal Church. Now that General Convention 2009 is in the memories of many, there remains a bit of unfinished business. For example, what happens to the resolutions...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 01:00

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued a letter to the church about General Convention 2009. General Convention 2009 was held July 8 to July 17 at the Anaheim Convention Center in California (Episcopal Diocese of Los...

Tuesday, July 21, 2009 - 01:00

Following its passage in both the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson sent a letter to Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams discussing Resolution...

Friday, July 17, 2009 - 01:00

Deputies, Alternates, Guests, Visitors: I have again been honored by you and elected to serve as President of the House of Deputies for the approaching triennium and through the 77th General Convention. Thank you for that honor. During the first...

Friday, July 17, 2009 - 01:00

A letter describing the steps taken by The Episcopal Church"s 76th General Convention and reaffirming the close relationship with the Anglican Communion was sent today to Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, by Presiding Bishop Katharine...

Friday, July 17, 2009 - 01:00

We"ve heard lots of words these last 11 days. We"ve used those words to make policy, to claim our missionary heartbeat, to bind ourselves in solidarity with the least, the lost, and the left out. Some of us have even had to eat our words –...

Thursday, July 16, 2009 - 01:00

  Buenos dias, hermanas y hermanos. Para mi, es un gran placer y honor estar con ustedes y pensar juntos sobre el evangelio de Jesus, que es el reino de dios. Me gustaria mucho dar todo de esta charla en espanol, pero cuando hablo en espanol...

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 - 01:00

The Program, Budget and Finance (PB&F) Committee of The Episcopal Church today presented a budget to the General Convention that proposes a $23 million reduction in the 2010-2012 triennial. "This is a very difficult day," said Pan Adams-...

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 01:00

The House of Bishops and the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church today completed passage of a revised Resolution D025, Commitment and Witness to the Anglican Communion, at the Church"s triennial General Convention in Anaheim, California. The...

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 - 01:00

The following is the sermon by Abagail Nelson, senior vice president of programs, of Episcopal Relief & Development, presented at the Tuesday, July 14 Eucharist at the Episcopal Church"s 76th General Convention in Anaheim, California. (Video is...

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