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July 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] At the midpoint of General Convention, thousands gathered at the J.W. Marriott Hotel here for the July 8 Festival Eucharist and United Thank Offering Ingathering.

A choir of several hundred voices, drawn from congregations of the Diocese of...

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops went on record July 8 supporting the “unflagging efforts” of the four continuing dioceses which are rebuilding after a majority of their laity and clergy left the church over theological and policy disagreements....

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] In a busy legislative day, the House of Bishops on July 7 adopted legislation that would amend two canons to prohibit discrimination based on “gender identity or expression” in the lay and ordained ministry discernment process and in the overall...

July 7, 2012

The Rev. Danielle Morris, deputy from the Diocese of Central Florida, addresses Young Adult Festival member and Duke University student Jonathan York during the Prayer Book, Liturgy and Church Music Committee hearing on Resolution A049 to Authorize Liturgical Resources for Blessing Same...

July 7, 2012

Enedina Vasquez of San Antonio, Texas, is the Hispanic Ministries Team’s artist-in-residence at General Convention in Indianapolis.

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] General Convention is, for the most part, a world of words, but Enedina Vasquez is giving it a visual...

July 7, 2012

The Rev. Charles Chen of the Diocese of Taiwan accepts a stewardship award honoring his parish’s commitment to building churches. Photo/Janet Kawamoto

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Good stewardship can be a transforming experience, and the Episcopal Network for...

July 7, 2012

[Triennial Today] The loss of a friend or loved one can create a void in the heart that is difficult to fill. So it was for Catherine Lillibridge, when she lost her friend Mary Ellen Smith, 56, wife of the Rt. Rev. Dabney Smith, bishop of Southwest Florida, to cancer in March of this...

July 7, 2012

[ooyala code=”x0YnViNTqvBpJproohlFpp92wMJ0LWy8″][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] El siguiente sermón fue presentado hoy en la 77a Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal, que se reúne en Indianápolis, Indiana, hasta el 12 de julio.

Sermón predicado en la 77a....

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] General Convention’s legislative committee on World Mission heard public testimony July 6 on eight resolutions regarding Anglican Communion relationships and the Anglican Covenant, a document that supporters say offers a way to bind Anglicans globally across...

July 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The process of developing a budget for the Episcopal Church’s 2013-2015 triennium has been typically messy, but it is working, according to the chair and vice chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (PBF).

“I...

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