General Convention 2015

General Convention 2015

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June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] The Rev. Gayle Fischer-Stewart served as a police officer with the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, D.C., for 23 years. She is currently a deacon in the Episcopal Diocese of Washington.

As a retired police officer, she has the right...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] With noisemakers and applause, party hat-wearing General Convention deputies celebrated the 230th birthday of their house on June 27. While members of the House of Bishops met in sequestration at St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral a few blocks away...

June 27, 2015

La Rda Gay Clark Jennings fue reelecta sin oposición presidente de la Cámara de Diputados durante una sesión legislativa del 26 de junio. Foto de Janet Kawamoto/Diócesis de Los Ángeles.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Con aclamaciones, gritos y una ovación de pie de...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] El conflicto israelí-palestino fue el foco de tres audiencias legislativas el 25 de junio al tiempo que el Comité de Justicia Social y Política Internacional abría el pleno para el testimonio público en la 78ª. Convención General de la Iglesia...

June 27, 2015

North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry preaching during the 77th General Convention Eucharist in 2012. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry has been elected June 27 by the House of Bishops as the 27th...

June 27, 2015

Casey Kend, de Nueva York, defensor del matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo, sostiene un cartel frente al Tribunal Supremo en Washington D.C. el 26 de junio de 2015.Foto de Joshua Roberts/Reuters

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Estallaron aplausos en las reuniones...

June 26, 2015

Members of the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance will present their proposed budget to the full General Convention on July 1. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/ Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Members of The Episcopal Church’s Joint...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] A tent from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) fills the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society exhibit space at the 78th General Convention June 26-27, providing a virtual encounter of a refugee dwelling and as an expression of...

June 26, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Several hours after being elected as the Episcopal Church’s 27th – and first African-American – presiding bishop-elect, Michael Curry fielded a range of media questions with characteristic humility and humor June 27 and said he intends...

June 26, 2015

Deputies stand on their chairs, holding aloft their phones, tablets and cameras to capture the historic moment of Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry entrance into the House of Deputies, including Deputies Dunstanette Macauley-Dukuly (Newark), the Rev. Sandye Wilson (Newark), Norberto (Bert)...

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