General Convention 2015

General Convention 2015

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June 28, 2015

El obispo primado electo Michael Curry, obispo de la diócesis de Carolina del Norte, habla ante una abarrotada Cámara de Diputados después que éstos confirmaran su elección como 27º. obispo presidente y primado de la Iglesia Episcopal. La familia de Curry y otras personas se unieron a...

June 27, 2015

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

“This is my story, this is who I am,.” the Rev. Cathlena A. Plummer of Navajoland shared in her sermon to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 27. 

Bishop Michael Smith of North Dakota presided at the Eucharist.

The following is the text of the sermon:...

June 27, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

    

The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on the first ballot on June 27.

Bishop Curry, 62, is the first African-American to be elected Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] While 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession here the morning of June 28, several resolutions targeting gun violence are making their way through the legislative process.

The...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] En tanto 1.500 participantes de la Convención se unieron, en la mañana del 28 de junio en esta ciudad, a una procesión de Obispos unidos contra la violencia armada, varias resoluciones que denunciaban esa violencia se abrían paso a...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] “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...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] About 1,500 General Convention participants joined a Bishops United Against Gun Violence procession in Salt Lake City the morning of June 28.

The prayerful procession walked the half-mile from the Salt Palace Convention Center to...

June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Carolyn Tuft speaks about her pain and horror as a victim of a 2007 mass shooting at Trolley Square Mall in Salt Lake City.

Although Tuft survived the shooting, her daughter Kirsten died from a gunshot wound to the head.

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June 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] The Rev. Gayle Fischer-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 27, 2015

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Deputies on June 28 elected 13 trustees of the Church Pension Fund and two clergy members of Executive Council.

Six lay members of Executive Council are to be elected when the House of Deputies reconvenes on June 29.

Elected...

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