General Convention 2015

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June 29, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Steve Smith from the Diocese of California served for two years as a Young Adult Service Corps missionary in Grahamstown, South Africa, where he lived at the Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery and taught at Holy Cross School. Currently a...

June 28, 2015

Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry asks the General Convention’s Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance June 29 to help the church “engage evangelism seriously.” PB&F chair the Rev. Canon Mally Lloyd of Massachusetts looks on. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal...

June 28, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Deputies on June 29 re-elected Byron Rushing for a second term as vice president. He was unopposed.

Deputy Sarah Neumann of Massachusetts nominated Rushing. President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings suspended the...

June 28, 2015

A gigantic blue offering box appeared at the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society’s booth in the General Convention exhibit hall on June 28, in celebration of the United Thank Offering’s 125th anniversary. Inside the box, visitors can enjoy displays about the UTO’s history and post...

June 28, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] The Rev. Gayle Fisher-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 28, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Con cornetas y aplausos y sombreros de fiesta, los diputados de la Convención General celebraron el 230º. Aniversario de su cámara el 27 de junio. Mientras los miembros de la Cámara de Obispos se reunían a puertas cerradas en la catedral...

June 28, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

“Talitha, cum.  Get up, girl – and boy, and woman, and man – get up and dance!” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told the gathering in her June 28 sermon to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church.

The following is the text of the sermon

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June 28, 2015

Michael Curry, el obispo primado electo hace una aclaración en su primera conferencia de prensa pocas horas después de su histórica elección como el 27º. Obispo primado de la Iglesia Episcopal. Foto de Janet Kawamoto para ENS.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Varias...

June 28, 2015

Miembros del Comité Permanente Conjunto sobre Programa, Presupuesto y Finanzas presentarán su proyecto presupuestario al pleno de la Convención General el 1 de julio. Foto de Mary Frances Schjonberg/ ENS.

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] Miembros del Comité Permanente...

June 28, 2015

Algunos diputados de pie sobre sus sillas sostienen en alto sus teléfonos, tabletas y cámaras para captar el momento histórico de la entrada del obispo primado electo, Michael Curry, al salón de la Cámara de Diputados. En la foto pueden verse a los diputados Dunstanette Macauley-Dukuly...

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