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Media Advisory: Episcopal Church General Convention opening media conference July 4, 2018

July 3, 2018
Office of Public Affairs

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 will address members of the media on Wednesday, July 4 at 11 a.m. Central.

The media conference will take place in Austin, TX at the start of the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church at the Austin Convention Center, 4th floor, room 16. (Episcopal Diocese of Texas).

Media representatives wishing to attend this, or any Episcopal Church General Convention media conference or briefing must secure credentials. Contact Nancy Davidge, Interim Public Affairs Officer, at

Media planning to participate offsite, please contact Nancy Davidge, Interim Public Affairs Officer, at for information on how to join the live conference.

Media briefing schedule. All briefings take place at the convention center, 4th floor, room 16:

     7.4.18 – 11:00 a.m.

     7.5.18 – 6:45 p.m.

     7.6.18 – 1:30 p.m.

     7.7.18 – 1:30 p.m.

     7.8.18 – none scheduled (subject to change)

     7.9.18 – 1:30 p.m.

     7.10.18 – 1:30 p.m.

     7.11.18 – 6:45 p.m.

     7.12.18 – 6:15 p.m.

     7.13.18 – none scheduled (subject to change)