General Convention 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 12:30

The Episcopal Church Office of Development celebrates and gives thanks for the many donors who contributed to the offerings of daily worship service at last month’s 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas. Over $20,000 was raised in support of...

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 16:15

The Rev. Canon Dr. Michael Barlowe, Secretary of General Convention, has announced that A Summary of Actions of the 79th General Convention is now available online at the General Convention website, here:  https://www.generalconvention.org/. The...

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 13:30

The Reverend Canon Michael Barlowe, Secretary of General Convention, invites Episcopalians from across the church to apply for appointment to the various interim bodies created by General Convention. These committees, commissions, and task forces...

Friday, July 13, 2018 - 15:00

The following is the text of the sermon that Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis, preached at the General Convention Eucharist on July 12, 2018.   In the name of the One, Holy, and Living God. Please be seated....

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 17:30

The following is the text of the sermon that Brother Aidan Owen, Holy Cross Monastery, Episcopal Diocese of New York, preached at the General Convention Eucharist on July 11, 2018.   In the name of the one God who is lover, beloved, and love...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 14:45

The Rev. Canon Michael Buerkel Hunn, chair of the 79th General Convention Worship Committee, offers this apology in recognition of the pain our liturgical language may at times inflict. In reference to the Christian Conference of Asia hymn “God of...

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 14:00

The following is the text of the sermon that the Rev. Winnie Varghese, Trinity Wall Street, Episcopal Diocese of New York, preached at the General Convention Eucharist on July 10, 2018.   Please be seated. If you’re from the Diocese of New York,...

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 17:15

The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops and House of Deputies voted unanimously to re-admit the Episcopal Church of Cuba as a diocese of the Episcopal Church. The Diocese of Cuba will become part of Province II. Following today’s unanimous vote in...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 20:15

The 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, July 5 - 13, in Austin, TX, features a Media Hub created by the communications staff of The Episcopal Church. The Media Hub makes it possible for anyone to tune in to worship, follow legislation...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 19:45

The Presiding Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church have been meeting in person on an annual basis to discuss issues of common...

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