[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Canon Dr. Michael Barlowe, Secretary of General Convention, has announced that A Summary of Actions of the 78th General Conventionis now available online at the General Convention website here.
A Summary of Actions of the 78th General Convention presents the results of resolutions and other matters from the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, and is available for free download. Additionally, the Summary of Actions lists the membership of the Executive Council and other bodies elected and appointed at General Convention 2015.
The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church was held June 25 – July 3, in Salt Lake City, UT (Diocese of Utah). The Episcopal Church’s General Convention is held every three years, and is the bicameral governing body of the Church. It comprises the House of Bishops, with upwards of 200 active and retired bishops, and the House of Deputies, with clergy and lay deputies elected from the 108 dioceses and three regional areas of the Church, at more than 800 members.
A Summary of Actions of the 78th General Convention is the Secretary of General Convention’s fulfillment of his requirement under Joint Rule of Order 15 of the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.
The Journal of the 78th General Convention, which is the official record of the proceedings, will be available in 2016.
For more information on A Summary of Actions of the 78th General Convention, contact Twila Rios, Staff Assistant for Content Management and Digital Publishing, Office of the General Convention, [email protected].