General Convention 2018

General Convention 2018

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June 22, 2018

Previously released by House of Deputies:

Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a prayer service outside the T. Don Hutto...

June 21, 2018

[House of Deputies] Responding to calls from Episcopalians across the church to act on behalf of families seeking asylum at the southern U. S. border, a team of concerned leaders heading to General Convention has planned a prayer service outside the T. Don Hutto Residential Detention Center in...

June 21, 2018

Los Rdos. Joseph Harmon y John Mennell, diputados de la Diócesis de Newark, muestran sus iPads asignados en préstamo a todos los diputados y obispos para la reunión de la Convención General en Salt Lake City en 2015. Los mismas contienen una “carpeta virtual” que...

June 21, 2018

Today, the Episcopal Church’s Office of the General Convention announced the release of a mobile event app for the upcoming 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas, July 5 - July 13, 2018.

The event app, powered by Eventmobi, is compatible with cell phones, tablets, and other data...

June 15, 2018

Diocese of Newark Deputies the Rev. Joseph Harmon and the Rev. John Mennell show off the loaner iPads assigned to all deputies and bishops for the Salt Lake City meeting of General Convention in 2015. They contain a “Virtual Binder,” electronically replacing most of...

June 12, 2018

Outside of City Hall in Los Angeles on June 7, people hold signs to protest against President Donald Trump’s executive order to detain children crossing the southern U.S. border, which separates families. Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/REUTERS

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June 11, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Heather L. Melton, Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

Usually this space is reserved to tell you about one grant site, but since this is our Pre-Convention E-News, we wanted to remind you that, each day during Convention, we’ll have a lunchtime talk from one of our grant sites. For those of you not coming to Convention/Triennial, you can join us...

June 11, 2018

By: UTO Board

Thank you to the 60 people who have already filled out our online form to register for workshops and the UTO Ingathering and to update your information. We’ve sent out 15 certificates to dioceses to thank those UTO coordinators whose terms have come to an end, which we learned about through...

June 11, 2018

By: UTO Board

During General Convention, we need volunteers for a variety of things, so we hope you can find time to help! UTO has increased the events we’re offering at this Convention in the hopes of getting the message out about gratitude to as many people as possible, which means we will be a little...

June 11, 2018

By: Kayla Massey, Associate Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

After many months of collaborative work between Cheii’s Web Development and the staff of the United Thank Offering, we are excited to launch our new Blue Box app, which allows you to donate straight from your phone. It’s like having a Blue Box right in your pocket!

The staff and Board of...

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A highlight of General Convention 2018 will be The Episcopal Church Conversations (TEConversatio