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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

[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

[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

[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 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

[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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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

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

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

[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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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

[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

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

[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

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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Presiding Bishop shares his vision for mission

[Episcopal News Service – Ponce, Puerto Rico] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry brought his message of the Jesus Movement to the 21st Global Episcopal Mission Network Conference during a May 18 ...
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The House of Bishops has issued an exciting new resource for Episcopalians everywhere.

Read the report here: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/document/re-membering-and-re-imagining-essays-episcopal-church ...
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General Convention 2018 dates announced: July 5 – July 13 in Austin, TX

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Following a decision by the Joint Standing Committee on Planning and Arrangements, the General Convention Office has announced the nine legislative dates ...
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The Parochial Report and the Pension Fund: Deputy Committee Studies How We Measure, What We Pay

It’s the time of year when just two words—parochial report—can drive many parish leaders into fits of frustration. This annual report, which summarizes each parish’s membership, attendance, and budget, was ...
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