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July 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops greeted international and ecumenical visitors, seated eight new bishops-elect and made it clear they weren’t about to conduct “business as usual” during a second day of deliberations at the 77th General Convention in...

July 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] The Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the focus of two hours of passionate testimony July 6 at a public hearing in the National and International Concerns Committee. About 40 people testified on the 14 resolutions that are currently being...

July 6, 2012

The Lent Madness Supreme Executive Committee, the Rev. Tim Schenck, left, and the Rev. Scott Gunn, pose with the winner of last year’s “golden halo.”Photo/Sharon Sheridan

[Episcopal News Service — Indianapolis] For the Rev. Diana Wilcox, the invitation to pose with Mary...

July 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies today voted to direct Executive Council to sell the Episcopal Church Center at 815 Second Avenue in New York, where most of the church’s administrative staff offices are located. The action came through a resolution proposed...

July 6, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] There was standing room only at two separate hearings July 6 as the 77th General Convention’s Evangelism Committee heard both personal testimonials and theological rebuttals of the controversial “open table” Resolution C040.

Bishops,...

July 6, 2012

 

House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson preached the sermon July 6 at the General Convention’s daily Eucharist. ENS photo/Araceli Ma Cardenas

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] El siguiente sermón fue presentado hoy en la 77a Convención General de la...

July 6, 2012

[ooyala code=”pxdGxiNTqTV0LeglTpLZigTzqh94IzhA”][Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The following sermon was preached July 6 by House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson at the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. through July 12....

July 6, 2012

[Episcopal New Service — Indianapolis] The Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Committee has recommended adoption of resolutions to continue revision of Holy Women, Holy Men and to form a task force to study marriage.

Resolution A051 originally called for continuing trial use of Holy...

July 5, 2012

The Standing Commission on the Structure of the Church is the right body to coordinate the Episcopal Church’s effort to change the way it is organized, the Rev. Morgan Allen, a deputy from Texas and vice chair of that commission, tells members of the General Convention’s legislative committee...

July 5, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis, Indiana] General Convention’s Committee on the Church Pension Fund voted July 6 to affirm most of the terms of the mandatory denominational health insurance plan that must be fully implemented less than six months after convention adjourns.

In a...

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