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Media Advisory: Episcopal Church Executive Council to meet October 20-22

September 21, 2016
Office of Public Affairs

The Executive Council of The Episcopal Church will meet October 20-22 at The Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ.  Media representatives wishing to attend the meeting must secure credentials. Contact Neva Rae Fox, Public Affairs Officer, at

A media conference with access for media not able to attend is planned for Saturday, October 22, the last day of the Executive Council meeting; exact Eastern time to be announced. Among those scheduled to participate are Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, and the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of the General Convention. Pre-registration for media is required; contact Fox at

Executive Council

According to the website: The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church is an elected body representing the whole Church…The Executive Council has the duty to carry out programs and policies adopted by General Convention. It is the job of Executive Council to oversee the ministry and mission of the Church. The Executive Council is comprised of twenty members elected by General Convention (four bishops, four priests or deacons and twelve laypersons) and eighteen members (one clergy, one lay) elected by provincial synods.