General Convention 2015

General Convention 2015

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June 24, 2015

Diocese of Honduras Bishop Lloyd Allen leads the opening prayer June 24 during the historic joint session of the House of Bishops and House of Deputies to meet with the four bishops nominated to be the 27th presiding bishop of The Episcopal Church. Allen is a member of the Joint...

June 24, 2015

The church’s journey ahead “requires courage – to venture into the unknown future, to befriend strangers, to confront whatever denies life and liveliness, and to keep learning interdependent ways of living,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori tells a joint session of the House...

June 24, 2015

By: Office of Public Affairs, By: The Public Affairs Office

“We’ve got a lot of work to do in the next nine days,” President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings said in her opening remarks to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 24. “Not just meetings and hearings and legislative sessions, but also listening to...

June 24, 2015

By: Office of Public Affairs, By: The Public Affairs Office

“This body is meant to be sacrament of God, an outward demonstration of the life and hope within us.” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her opening remarks to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 24. 

Watch the presentation on the Media Hub here...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Peace, justice and security in the Holy Land are the focus of seven proposed resolutions to be considered by the Episcopal Church’s General Convention, ranging from calls for deeper investment in Middle East partnerships to placing economic pressure through...

June 24, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “This body is meant to be sacrament of God, an outward demonstration of the life and hope within us.” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her opening remarks to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church...

June 24, 2015

El Rdo. Michael Barlowe, director ejecutivo de la Convención General, enfatiza un punto durante una conferencia de prensa el 23 de junio, mientras lo escuchan, de izquierda a derecha, Neva Rae Fox, encargada de Relaciones Públicas de la Iglesia Episcopal; la Rda. Gay Clark Jennings,...

June 23, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

The five recipients of the Domestic Poverty Ministry Grants have been announced by Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society.

The five grants, totaling $103,000, represent ministry focusing on Mark IV of the...

June 23, 2015

The Rev. Michael Barlowe, executive officer of General Convention, makes a point during a June 23 news conference while, from left, Neva Rae Fox, Episcopal Church public affairs officer, House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts...

June 23, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] Global dimensions are set to resonate throughout The Episcopal Church’s General Convention as international guests representing many of the Anglican Communion’s 38 provinces will travel to Salt Lake City.

Guests attending the June 25-July 3 convention...

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