General Convention

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June 22, 2012

[Office of Public Affairs] The General Convention Office of the Episcopal Church is now accepting nominations for clergy and lay volunteers to serve on committees and commissions of the General Convention and committees of the Executive Council.

The 77th General Convention 2012...

June 21, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Just more than 41 percent of the Episcopal Church’s dioceses and regional areas have committed to contributing the full amount asked of them to fund the wider church’s 2012 budget.

According to a report posted June 21 here on the website of the church’s Finance...

June 20, 2012

Editors’ note: Story updated June 22, 2012, to include comments from budget committee chair.

[Episcopal News Service] In a somewhat unusual step, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on June 21 proposed an alternative budget for consideration by the upcoming meeting of the...

June 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson has announced changes in the timetable for electing her successor.

The schedule for electing a new vice president of the house remains the same.

The up-to-date schedule for the elections, which...

June 6, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Acknowledging that the mission of the Episcopal Church is the mission of Christ, the Five Marks of Mission are foundational for the many mission activities underway by congregations, dioceses and individuals.

Now, the Episcopal Church...

June 5, 2012

The icon of Our Lady of Vladimir, shown here on a convention worship program, also will be incorporated into a reredos behind the altar at General Convention.

[Episcopal News Service] Worship at General Convention will demonstrate diverse liturgy and music from across the...

June 1, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] A commentary on the draft budget including a foreword by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, commentary on the budget process, and a detailed triennial budget with line-by-line explanations have been posted.  It’s now on the General...

May 31, 2012

Students at the Episcopal School of Knoxville display beans grown in their garden as part of Episcopal Relief & Development’s Abundant Life Garden Project curriculum, which will be used during the children’s program at General Convention in Indianapolis in July. Photo/Kelly Norrell...

May 30, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Report to the 77th General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book, is available in Spanish – named El Libro Azul – for downloading as PDF for no charge at the Episcopal Church General Convention website.

General...

May 15, 2012

The Episcopal Church's General Convention faces questions about who may receive communion. Photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg

[Episcopal News Service] The young woman who called St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Hood River, Oregon, was upset and asked if the church offered communion....

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