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July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] It was a long and winding road, but the 79th General Convention has committed to revising “Lesser Feasts and Fasts” and the entire sanctoral calendar with the adoption of resolution A065. The...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] It was a long and winding road, but the 79th General Convention has committed to revising “Lesser Feasts and Fasts” and the entire sanctoral calendar with the adoption of resolution A065. The...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention House of Deputies called for a task force to assist the presiding bishop’s Office of Pastoral Development in its work to assist dioceses in the discernment, nomination,...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] On July 11, the evening of the so-called “after-dark legislative sessions,” the House of Bishops voted on Resolution A218, which called for the 79th General Convention to approve a working version...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79thGeneral Convention passed three resolutions brought to convention the Commission on Impairment and Leadership,  which refers to intervention, evaluation and possible re-entry or...

July 11, 2018

Representing Navy, Army and Air Force Chaplains Corps, these military chaplains care for the spiritual needs of those who serve in their respective branches of the military. Pictured from left: Paul Minor, Army; William Alford, Navy; Jen...

July 10, 2018

The Rev. Elizabeth DeRuff, president and chair of Honoré Farm and Mill, is recruiting new Growers Guild members to expand the network of farmers, millers, bakers and churches who grow, produce and ultimately benefit from heirloom grains...

July 9, 2018

The opening hymn, “God is Love, let heaven adore him” set the tone for the Integrity Eucharist at the 79th General Convention, Austin, Texas. Photo: Sharon Tillman/Episcopal News Service Presiding Bishop Michael Curry proudly...

July 7, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Churchwide Leadership held a rather lively discussion on the morning of July 7 of Resolution A149, which calls for reorganizing the board of directors of the College for Bishops...

July 6, 2018

Members of the Diocese of Newark converse with each other July 6 during the 79th General Convention’s first TEConversation. Racial reconciliation was the topic of this joint session. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service...

July 6, 2018

Members of the Diocese of Newark converse with each other July 6 during the 79th General Convention’s first TEConversation. Racial reconciliation was the topic of this joint session. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service...

July 6, 2018

Bishop Todd Ousley, the bishop for the Office of Pastoral Development, testifies before the General Convention Committee on Churchwide Leadership on Resolution A147. [Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on...

July 6, 2018

The Rt. Rev. Todd Ousley, bishop for the Office of Pastoral Development, testifies at General Convention before the Committee on Churchwide Leadership on Resolution A147. [Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on...

July 5, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music heard testimony July 5 on General Convention Resolution A064, which calls for the authorization of the use of the Book of Occasional Services, 2018....

July 4, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Committee 12, the Legislative Committee on Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music, held its first open hearing the morning of July 4 before the official opening of the 79thGeneral Convention. General...

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