General Convention 2015

General Convention 2015

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July 7, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The 78th General Convention, in a series of historic moments, elected the first African-American presiding bishop; approved marriage equality for all Episcopalians; adopted a budget that emphasizes racial reconciliation and evangelism; endorsed the study of...

July 6, 2015

The Rev. Myra Garnes Shuler, introducing the young adult speakers at the Acts8Moment gathering. Photo: Lynn A. Collins

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] With the nation’s racial tensions boiling, the 78thGeneral Convention of The Episcopal Church has spoken in a big way about...

July 6, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Editor’s note: The following article has been changed to include reference to Resolution C018, “Solidarity with Holy Land Christians.”

Advocacy for Christians facing persecution and living in the context of civil war are the subject of...

July 4, 2015

Durante la eucaristía de clausura de la Convención General el 3 de julio, la obispa primada Katharine Jefferts Schori lee una carta del presidente Barack Obama en que felicita a Michael Curry, que aparece a la022 derecha, por su elección como obispo primado de la Iglesia Episcopal. Foto...

July 4, 2015

Nosotros, la Cámara de Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal, deseamos expresarles nuestro amor y aprecio a nuestros colegas que se identifican como Asociados de la Comunión y a esos obispos que tienen afinidad con la posición de los Asociados de la Comunión, tal como dieron a conocer en la...

July 3, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] General Convention, meeting in the last hours of its nine-day gathering here, made mandatory the current voluntary diocesan budgetary asking system for the 2019-2021 budget cycle and imposed penalties for noncompliance.

Substitute Resolution D013...

July 3, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] General Convention 2015 took a step toward revising the 1979 Book of Common Prayer and The Hymnal 1982, directing the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) to prepare plans for revising each and to present them to the next convention...

July 3, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

“Now I’ve got one word for you,” the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry of North Carolina, Presiding Bishop-Elect, told the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in his sermon on July 3. “If you don’t remember anything else I say this morning, it’s the first word in the Great Commission: GO!”...

July 3, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Much happens each day during General Convention. In addition to Episcopal News Service’s other coverage, here are some additional news items from July 3, the ninth and final legislative day of June 25-July 3 gathering.

Deputies elect Kurt...

July 3, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] La Convención General adoptó el 2 de julio el presupuesto trienal 2016-2018 luego de convenir en añadir $2,8 millones para la labor de la evangelización.

La adición, aprobada con relativamente poco debate en la Cámara de Diputados,...

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