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The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church

June 25 - July 3, 2015, Salt Lake City, Utah



August 31, 2015
RESOLUTION 2RESOLUTIONS TO REQUIRE DEANEARY SUPPORT(Proposed Change to Rule 1.1 of the Convention Rules of Order)Resolved, That Rule 1.1 be amended to... Read More
June 30, 2015
If you ask the average Episcopalian what goes is going on at the 78th General Convention and you may get a blank stare. Most of us don't get an... Read More
June 28, 2015
This morning Episcopalians Against Gun Violence called the people of the Genereal Convention to march in witness to the pervasive reality of violence... Read More
June 27, 2015
The Episcopal Church elected the Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, Bishop of North Carolina as its 27th Presiding Bishop in a vote that was a near mandate. Bishop... Read More
June 26, 2015
Quite appropriately, one round of discussion and testimony today at the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church centered around Resolution A054... Read More
June 25, 2015
The election of the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church has understandably been of keen interest to the people of the church. In a notable shift... Read More
June 23, 2015
Yesterday marked the kickoff of the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church. Bishops, deputies, alternate deputies, volunteers, and press people... Read More
July 13, 2012
 Good afternoon, I am Patrick Melendez of the Official Youth Presence and I am from the Diocese of California. First, I would like to thank the House... Read More
July 13, 2012
 A tall, slender woman in her 60’s stepped to the microphone.  “Madame President, Deputy Drolfang, Diocese of Plaincoil. We are a church,... Read More
July 12, 2012
 When I heard about the Doctrine of Discovery Lament scheduled for General Convention, I knew that was one event I had to attend.  Genealogy is... Read More
July 11, 2012
 These words from the Book of Hebrews came alive to me in this General Convention:  Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud... Read More
July 10, 2012
The day contained exactly the elements of a church governance conference that one might parody: a politely-contentious debate on a resolution changing the... Read More
July 8, 2012
Alan Aw (Alternate Deputy from Grace Cathedral) and Tommy Dillon (St. Aidain’s, San Francisco) speak in a video from IntegrityBishop Michael Curry of... Read More
July 7, 2012
 I came to General Convention ready to “blow things up and start over.” In a world of floundering and often inept institutions, re-starts seem to be... Read More
July 7, 2012
Our deputation and bishop seated together during the opening session of Convention on Thursday. It’s hot in Indianapolis!   Warren... Read More