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Advancing to General Convention: Registration open for Young Adult Festival

Advancing to General Convention: Registration open for Young Adult Festival

Registration is now open for the Episcopal Church Young Adult Festival, scheduled to run concurrently with the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church. The Young Adult Festival is designed ...
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Women tell #MeToo stories of life in the Episcopal Church

Women tell #MeToo stories of life in the Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] Sexual harassment and exploitation in the church are being highlighted in a series of reflections, essays and meditations, some of them explicit in their descriptions, that began ...
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Liturgy and music group offers General Convention two ways to approach the prayer book

Liturgy and music group offers General Convention two ways to approach the prayer book

This summer’s meeting of General Convention is being invited to consider how it orders its common prayer and why. [Episcopal News Service] The prospect of revising the current Book of ...
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Comments invited on Episcopal Church draft 2019-2021 budget

Comments invited on Episcopal Church draft 2019-2021 budget

The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance (known as PB&F) invites comments on the draft budget for the 2019-2021 triennium. PB&F met February 5-7 in Linthicum ...
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Episcopal Church draft budget for 2019-2021 available for review

Episcopal Church draft budget for 2019-2021 available for review

The draft budget for the Episcopal Church in the 2019-2021 triennium is available for viewing here. The draft budget was approved by the Episcopal Church Executive Council at its January ...
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El Consejo propone un anteproyecto presupuestario de $137,7 millones para los próximos tres años

El Consejo propone un anteproyecto presupuestario de $137,7 millones para los próximos tres años

La Rda Mally Lloyd, a la derecha, miembro del comité que conduce la labor presupuestaria del Comité Permanente Conjunto de Finanzas para la Misión del Consejo Ejecutivo, presenta ante el ...
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Council proposes balanced draft budget with $133.7 million price tag for next three years

Council proposes balanced draft budget with $133.7 million price tag for next three years

The Rev. Mally Lloyd, right, the committee member who lead Executive Council’s Joint Standing Committee on Finances for Mission budget work, presents the 2019-2021 draft budget to council with Tess ...
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Planning team named for Young Adult Festival at Episcopal Church General Convention 2018

Planning team named for Young Adult Festival at Episcopal Church General Convention 2018

The six-member planning team for the General Convention Young Adult Festival at the Episcopal Church 79th General Convention has been announced. Named to the Young Adult Festival Planning team are: ...
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Nombrado el Equipo de Planificación para el Festival de Jóvenes Adultos en la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal 2018

Nombrado el Equipo de Planificación para el Festival de Jóvenes Adultos en la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal 2018

Se ha anunciado el equipo de planificación de seis miembros para el Festival de Jóvenes Adultos de la Convención General en la 79ª Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal. Los ...
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Episcopal Church challenged to repent when it failed to protect victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

Episcopal Church challenged to repent when it failed to protect victims of sexual exploitation and abuse

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, issued a call Jan. 22 for the Episcopal Church to spend ...
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Letter to the Episcopal Church From Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies

Letter to the Episcopal Church From Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written the following letter to the Episcopal Church. January 22, ...
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Advancing to General Convention 2018: Legislative committee rosters announced

Advancing to General Convention 2018: Legislative committee rosters announced

In preparation for the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, the legislative committee rosters for the House of Deputies and House of Bishops have been announced. The House of ...
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How Episcopal churches embrace ‘radical welcome’

How Episcopal churches embrace ‘radical welcome’

Church member Linda Tarnay, center, cuts the ribbon of the new ramp as her caregiver, the Rev. Winnie Varghese and the Rev. Anne Sawyer watch. The Dec. 2 ramp blessing ...
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Advancing to General Convention 2018: ‘Overview Calendar: What’s Happening at General Convention’

Advancing to General Convention 2018: ‘Overview Calendar: What’s Happening at General Convention’

The General Convention 2018 schedule and events along with related activities are available in the “Overview Calendar: What’s Happening at General Convention.” The Episcopal Church 79th General Convention, will be ...
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Advancing to General Convention 2018: Blue Book will be available online, reports to be posted beginning in February

Advancing to General Convention 2018: Blue Book will be available online, reports to be posted beginning in February

The Report to the 79th General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book, will be available online at the Episcopal Church General Convention website here. Reports will be added ...
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Advancing to General Convention 2018: exhibitor, vendor applications available

Advancing to General Convention 2018: exhibitor, vendor applications available

Exhibitor applications are now available for organizations and vendors interested in exhibiting at the Episcopal Church 79th General Convention, Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13, 2018 at The Austin ...
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Advancing to General Convention 2018: “Introduction to General Convention” available online

Advancing to General Convention 2018: “Introduction to General Convention” available online

The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer and Secretary of the General Convention, has announced that “An Introduction to the 79th General Convention for Deputies and Bishops” is now available ...
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Invitación a presentar aportes y comentarios sobre el borrador preliminar del presupuesto para el trienio 2019-2021 de la Iglesia Episcopal

Invitación a presentar aportes y comentarios sobre el borrador preliminar del presupuesto para el trienio 2019-2021 de la Iglesia Episcopal

Los episcopales de toda la iglesia están invitados a presentar aportes y comentarios sobre el borrador preliminar del presupuesto para el trienio 2019-20121. “Los presupuestos del trienio anterior y en ...
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Ahead of General Convention, Episcopalians consider Church Pension Fund’s service to a changing church

Ahead of General Convention, Episcopalians consider Church Pension Fund’s service to a changing church

[Episcopal News Service] As the Church Pension Fund rounds its 100th anniversary year and enters a second century, many Episcopalians are considering how its ministry might need to change to ...
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Input, comments invited for Episcopal Church 2019-2021 triennium preliminary draft budget

Input, comments invited for Episcopal Church 2019-2021 triennium preliminary draft budget

[The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopalians across the church are invited to review and provide input and comments on the preliminary draft of the 2019-2021 triennium budget. “In the ...
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