General Convention

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 - 11:30

The Office of the General Convention (GCO) and its Planning Team for General Convention 2021 is pleased to announce that the Children’s Program will again be offered daily during legislative sessions, committee meetings, and worship. As diocesan...

Tuesday, April 9, 2019 - 14:15

The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) is pleased to announce the release of The Book of Occasional Services 2018. The availability of this liturgical resource is the result of action taken at last summer’s 79th General Convention of...

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 09:30

Following a decision by the Joint Standing Committee on Planning and Arrangements, the General Convention Office has announced the ten legislative dates for the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: Wednesday June 30th to Friday July 9th...

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 14:30

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in retreat at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, N.C. March 12 – 15, 2019. At their March 15 business meeting, the House passed a resolution committing itself to upholding General Convention...

Monday, March 18, 2019 - 10:15

The Rev. Dr. Molly James of West Hartford, Connecticut, has been appointed deputy executive officer of the General Convention.  In announcing this appointment, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, secretary and executive officer of the General...

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 10:45

Online filing for the 2018 Parochial Report for all Episcopal Church congregations is now available on The Episcopal Church website. In addition to the form, the page also offers step-by-step instructions and workbooks to guide you through this...

Friday, January 25, 2019 - 10:00

The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, the Executive Officer of the General Convention, announces that the 2018 edition of the Constitution and Canons together with the Rules of Order, containing all updates from the 79th General Convention, is now...

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 10:30

The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Executive Officer, a member of the Executive Office of the General Convention. The Deputy Executive Officer organizes and oversees the canonical research work of the General...

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...

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