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General Convention

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May 7, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church House of Deputies President Bonnie Anderson has invited young adults to dream about church.

People between the ages of 18 to 30 can post 60-90 second video clips to the Dreams of the Church portion of Anderson’s website describing the...

May 6, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Questions for panelists about the General Convention 2012 of the Episcopal Church can be submitted now at publicaffairs@episcopalchurch.org as well as during the May 9 live webcast.

The live webcast, originating from Indianapolis, the site of...

May 2, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The 77th meeting of the Episcopal Church’s General Convention is being asked to sift and winnow a variety of answers to the question of what to do about the Episcopal Church’s structure that, as one group says, it “no longer needs, nor can it afford.”

At...

April 27, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Anglican Covenant has been variously rejected, affirmed, approved and subscribed to by some Anglican Communion provinces, and even been given an “amber light” by one. The Episcopal Church will soon consider its own formal response to the document which...

April 26, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] While much public attention focused on its work on same-gender blessings, the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music tackled multiple other issues during the 2010-2012 triennium.

“The work that is put into the lap of the Standing Commission on Liturgy...

April 23, 2012

[Episcopal News Service] The Blue Book, the collection of reports to the Episcopal Church’s 77th General Convention of the work completed by its committees, commissions, agencies and boards (CCABs), during the 2010-2012 triennium, is now available to download here.

The book, at...

April 11, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] General Convention 2012 of the Episcopal Church will be the topic of a live webcast on Wednesday, May 9 at 1 pm Eastern (noon Central, 11 am Mountain, 10 am Pacific, 9 am Alaska, 8 am Hawaii). The webcast, originating from Indianapolis, the site of...

February 23, 2012

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) has issued the following statement concerning inconsistencies between the Revised Common Lectionary and the Holy Week Liturgies of the Book of Common Prayer.

The statement was...

July 10, 2009

When nine-time Utah deputy Stephen Hutchinson arrived for General Convention 2009, he was on familiar turf. "I started in Anaheim, and I've come full circle," he said. He still remembers what it was like to be a first-timer, coming from a diocese then containing "probably less than 5,000 people...

July 8, 2009

With a flurry of drums and gongs, the Korean Drummer Corps of St. James School in Los Angeles launched the opening of the General Convention Exhibit Hall, where visitors can browse the aisles for everything from chalices to fair trade coffee. Led by drum corps director James Choi, 13 costumed...

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