General Convention 2018

General Convention 2018

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July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention took steps during its triennium meeting to provide support for clergy and lay leadership development in small congregations.

The convention approved Resolution A022, which directs the creation of a Theological Education...

July 13, 2018

The House of Bishops votes on one of the four Israel-Palestine resolutions it took up July 13, the last day of the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas.

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention wrapped up its consideration of...

July 13, 2018

The House of Bishops votes on one of the four Israel-Palestine resolutions it took up July 13, the last day of the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas.

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79th General Convention wrapped up its consideration of...

July 13, 2018

The Rev. Sam Candler, deputy from Atlanta and chair of the legislative committee which considered all of the convention’s marriage resolutions, urged the House of Deputies July 13 to accept the bishops’ technical amendment to Resolution B012 and not make any changes....

July 13, 2018

General Convention Pigeon has been on the move in the House of Deputies — on foot and on the wing — throughout the 79th General Convention. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The bird has been the word for 10...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Después de rechazar tres enmiendas que les presentaron, los diputados aceptaron, el 12 de julio, el presupuesto 2019-2021 y lo remitieron a la Cámara de Obispos para su consideración.

Los obispos actuaron minutos después, aproando el presupuesto...

July 13, 2018

Sandra Montes canta durante el culto de avivamiento en Austin el 7 de julio. Foto cortesía de Thompson/Diócesis de Alta Carolina del Sur.

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Durante la 79ª. Convención General, Sandra Montes ha sido una de las voces más...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The 79thGeneral Convention passed three resolutions brought to convention the Commission on Impairment and Leadership,  which refers to intervention, evaluation and possible re-entry or action needed related to various forms of leadership impairment....

July 12, 2018

“We do not come in hatred, we do not come in bigotry, we do not come to put anybody down, we come to lift everybody up. We come in love,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry told a crowd of more than 1,000 gathered in prayer at the T. Don Hutto Detention Center in Taylor,...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] House of Deputies passed five more resolutions July 12 related to the Episcopal Church’s response to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but those resolutions faced a mixed reaction in the House of Bishops a day after the bishops soundly rejected an...

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