General Convention 2018

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...

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 - 18:15

The following is the text of the sermon that Bishop Prince Singh, Episcopal Diocese of Rochester, delivered at the General Convention Eucharist on July 9, 2018. May the words of my mouth and the meditation of our hearts be acceptable in your sight...

Monday, July 9, 2018 - 20:30

Following a special listening liturgy on July 3 to acknowledge the #MeToo movement and hear personal stories of abuse, harassment and exploitation, bishops meeting at The Episcopal Church’s General Convention in Austin adopted a covenant that...

Sunday, July 8, 2018 - 18:45

The following is the text of Andrés González-Bonillas’ sermon from the General Convention Eucharist on July 8, 2018. The video of the sermon can be found here I pray for the silence and the words they wish to speak/ Allow their words to pop...

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