General Convention

General Convention

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March 24, 2009

One of the resolutions up for consideration at General Convention in July is endorsement of the Earth Charter together with the development of "action steps for diocese, churches and individuals to implement its principles locally, nationally and internationally."

The Earth Charter is a...

February 28, 2005

A priest from the Diocese of Easton on Maryland’s eastern shore has been appointed executive officer of General Convention, the church’s principal legislative body.

The Rev. Gregory S. Straub, 56, rector of Emmanuel Church in Chestertown, Md., has 14 years of experience as secretary of...

September 11, 2003

One month after the Episcopal Church's General Convention adjourned on August 8 in Minneapolis, reactions to several of its decisions on sexuality issues continue to ripple through the church and across the Internet. Bishops and deputies have been meeting with parishes in an effort to explain...

August 1, 2003

The election of the church’s first openly gay bishop may be decided Sunday afternoon in the House of Deputies. In the aftermath of an intense marathon hearing at the Hyatt Hotel Friday morning, the Committee on the Consecration of Bishops recommended the consent resolution (C045) on Gene...

July 1, 2002

The Rev. Rosemari Sullivan, executive officer of the General Convention, has confirmed that she is a finalist in the election for a new bishop in the Diocese of Easton, comprised of 41 churches on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake in Maryland. The election is scheduled for September 28.

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September 25, 1998

Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold and Dr. Pamela P. Chinnis, president of the House of Deputies, announced September 21 that they were appointing the Rev. Rosemari Sullivan, rector of the Church of St. Clement in Alexandria, Virginia, to the position of executive officer of the General...

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