General Convention 2015

General Convention 2015

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July 2, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

“There is a single, eternal, and glorious Word whom we worship here today: the Word of God made flesh who dwelt among us, died on the cross of shame, and rose victorious,” the Rev. Colin Mathewson said in his sermon July 2 to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. “Jesus’ life,...

July 2, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] A raíz del dictamen del Tribunal Supremo de EE.UU. el 26 de junio, en el que se legalizaba el matrimonio entre personas del mismo sexo para todos los norteamericanos, la Convención General siguió el ejemplo el 1 de julio con cambios canónicos y...

July 2, 2015

The golden pipes of the Tabernacle organ make a backdrop for the American Festival Choir and Orchestra. Diocese of Utah/Chloe Nguyen

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The Kenshin Taiko drummers from the Japanese Church of Christ in Salt Lake City got the July 1 Utah...

July 1, 2015

Taiko drummers perform at the July 1 Eucharist honoring the late Rev. Hiram Hisanori Kano. The 78th General Convention passed a resolution including Kano and others in “A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A Calendar of Commemorations.” Photo: Pat McCaughan/Episcopal News Service

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July 1, 2015

Marilyn W. Peterson, a visitor from the Diocese of Florida, Bishop of Cuba Griselda Delgado Del Carpio and El Salvador Bishop David Alvarado during a June 25 hearing of the Standing Committee on World Mission. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Salt...

July 1, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  “There is a single, eternal, and glorious Word whom we worship here today: the Word of God made flesh who dwelt among us, died on the cross of shame, and rose victorious,” the Rev. Colin Mathewson said in his sermon July...

July 1, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] In the wake of the June 26 U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage for all Americans, General Convention followed suit on July 1 with canonical and liturgical changes to provide marriage equality for Episcopalians.

The...

July 1, 2015

El Muy Rdo. Gary Hall, dean de la Catedral Nacional de Washington, ha prometido remover el vitral de la catedral en que aparece la bandera confederada.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] La Cámara de Diputados aprobó el 29 de junio en una abrumadora votación de viva voz...

July 1, 2015

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Becca Stevens, founder of Magdalene and Thistle Farms, preaches during the July 1 General Convention Eucharist.

The full text of her sermon follows.

“The Lost Sheep”

Becca Stevens

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July 1, 2015

Participantes en la eucaristía de Integrity en la Convención General 2015 aparecen, de izquierda a derecha, a la presidente de la Cámara de Diputados Rda. Gay Jennings, la Rda. Canóniga Russell, de la iglesia de Todos los Santos en Pasadena, California; el Rvdmo. Gene Robinson, obispo...

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