General Convention 2015

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June 23, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will offer two public events related to racial justice and reconciliation during General Convention 2015, combining the visual effect of video and the impactful offerings of panel discussions.

The events are: screenings and discussions of...

June 23, 2015

Under the watchful eyes of previous bishops of Pennsylvania, a group of “pioneers in ministry” sit in a circle at Christ Church, Philadelphia, and talk about their experiences in The Episcopal Church’s Mission Enterprise Zones and New Church Starts project. Photo: Mary Frances...

June 22, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society will offer two public events related to racial justice and reconciliation during General Convention 2015, combining the visual effect of video and the impactful offerings of panel discussions...

June 21, 2015

When plans to use a local church as a base of operations fell through, the Rev. Meredyth Wessman Ward turned her car into her roving office as she practices a ministry of presence and making connections as urban missioner in the South Main neighborhood of Worcester in the Diocese of Western...

June 19, 2015

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about The Episcopal Church’s pledge at the 77th General Convention to partner with dioceses to begin innovative mission strategies. Subsequent stories are here.

Quetzalhuitzilin Colibri dance group, a ministry of St....

June 19, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

As bishops and deputies prepare to gather for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has launched an online Media Hub to make the Convention’s business accessible remotely at no fee. The Media Hub is available here 

“While most...

June 19, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] As bishops and deputies prepare to gather for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has launched an online Media Hub to make the Convention’s business accessible remotely...

June 19, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The far-reaching and all-encompassing mission and ministry of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society – from aid to Haiti and relief for refugees to homelessness, poverty and grants — will be highlighted through a series of...

June 18, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The General Convention’s Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Committee faces a full docket of liturgical resolutions at the 78th meeting of convention, even with the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music’s resolutions and others concerning marriage-related resources and...

June 18, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

The far-reaching and all-encompassing mission and ministry of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society – from aid to Haiti and relief for refugees to homelessness, poverty and grants -- will be highlighted through a series of rotating, innovative displays in the exhibit hall during the 78th...

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