General Convention

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...

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,...

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