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Curry, Jennings urge Texas House leader to continue opposition to Texas ‘bathroom bill’ noting General Convention planned 2018 meeting in Austin

Curry, Jennings urge Texas House leader to continue opposition to Texas ‘bathroom bill’ noting General Convention planned 2018 meeting in Austin

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written a second letter to Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus ...
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Curry y Jennings instan al líder de la Cámara de Texas a seguir oponiéndose a la ‘ley de baños’ y mencionan la reunión de la Convención General a celebrarse en Austin en 2018

Curry y Jennings instan al líder de la Cámara de Texas a seguir oponiéndose a la ‘ley de baños’ y mencionan la reunión de la Convención General a celebrarse en Austin en 2018

[Episcopal News Service] El obispo primado Michael Curry y la presidente de la Cámara de Diputados, Rda. Gay Clark Jennings le han escrito una segunda carta al presidente de la Cámara ...
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El Consejo Ejecutivo prioriza la Convención General del año próximo

El Consejo Ejecutivo prioriza la Convención General del año próximo

El Comité Permanente Conjunto de Promoción e Interconexiones para la Misión del Consejo Ejecutivo sesionó el 10 de junio. Durante la reunión del Consejo, otros miembros se refirieron jocosamente al ...
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Le Conseil exécutif commence à se préoccuper de la Convention générale de l’an prochain

Le Conseil exécutif commence à se préoccuper de la Convention générale de l’an prochain

[Episcopal News Service – San Juan (Porto Rico)] Le Conseil exécutif de l’Église épiscopale vient de passer trois jours ici pour réunion historique, marquée par la convivialité et la détente, au cours de ...
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General Convention 2021 location announced

General Convention 2021 location announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 80th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will be held in July 2021 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, Maryland ...
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General Convention 2018 draft schedule announced

General Convention 2018 draft schedule announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of General Convention, announced the draft schedule for the 79th General Convention, available here in both ...
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Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music will present options to General Convention on possible prayer book revision

Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music will present options to General Convention on possible prayer book revision

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) plans to present the 2018 General Convention with four options regarding the possible revision ...
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Bishops consider issues of diversity and impairment among leaders

The Rev. Michael Hunn, canon to the presiding bishop for ministry within the Episcopal Church, films the House of Bishops on Sept. 20 for inclusion in a video version of ...
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House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 20

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 20

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops concluded its meeting in Detroit, Michigan on Sept. 20. Presenting the video daily account are: – Presiding Bishop ...
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Episcopal bishops issue ‘A Word to the Church for the World’

Episcopal bishops issue ‘A Word to the Church for the World’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affaiirs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church has issued the following: A Word to the Church for the World. A Word ...
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House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 19

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 19

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting through Sept. 20 in Detroit, Michigan. Presenting the video daily account are: ...
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Flint Mayor Karen Weaver discusses the city’s water crisis during a Sept. 17 briefing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Diocese of Eastern Michigan Bishop Todd Ousley, far right, and the Rev. Dan Scheid, St. Paul’s rector, organized the briefing as the first stop on a tour of Episcopal Church ministry sites in Flint for bishops, their spouses and others. Michigan Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D-Flint), left, and Flint pediatrician Larry Reynolds, a member of the Flint Water Advisory Task Force, also participated. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/ Episcopal News Service

Bishops, spouses learn firsthand about Flint’s water crisis

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver discusses the city’s water crisis during a Sept. 17 briefing at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Diocese of Eastern Michigan Bishop Todd Ousley, far right, and the ...
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House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 17

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 17

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting through Sept. 20 in Detroit, Michigan. Presenting the daily account are: Bishop Martin Field, Diocese of West Missouri Bishop Carol ...
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House of Bishops Fall 2016: Video daily account for Friday, Sept. 16

House of Bishops Fall 2016: Video daily account for Friday, Sept. 16

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting through Sept.20 in Detroit, Michigan. The video daily account of the activities for Friday, Sept. 16 is here. Presenting the ...
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House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Thursday, September 15

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Thursday, September 15

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting September 15 – 21 in Detroit, Michigan) The video daily account of ...
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From left, House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Tim Kuppler of Human Synergistics International (http://www.humansynergistics.com) and Scott Beilke from Brighton Leadership Group, which partners with Human Synergistics prepare for their Sept. 15 briefing of the church’s bishops, deputies and council members. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service

Historic joint meeting hears of effort to change church’s culture

From left, House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Tim Kuppler of Human Synergistics International and Scott Beilke from Brighton Leadership Group, which partners ...
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The Jesus Movement: Reconciling reality and ideal

The Jesus Movement: Reconciling reality and ideal

[Episcopal News Service — Detroit, Michigan] Texas Bishop C. Andrew Doyle gave the following sermon during the opening Eucharist of the fall 2016 meeting of the House of Bishops underway here ...
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RIP: Bishop Edmond Lee Browning, 24th Presiding Bishop

RIP: Bishop Edmond Lee Browning, 24th Presiding Bishop

The Rt. Rev. Edmond Lee Browning was installed Jan. 11, 1986 as the 24th presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church. Photo: Episcopal News Service via the Episcopal Archives [Episcopal Church ...
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Letter to Episcopal Church from Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies

Letter to Episcopal Church from Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written the following ...
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Six months in, Presiding Bishop reflects on church challenges

Six months in, Presiding Bishop reflects on church challenges

During a PBS NewsHour interview that aired May 17, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry talks with Judy Woodruff about the challenges facing the Episcopal Church and Christianity. Source: Episcopal News Service| ...
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