77th General Convention

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 8:37pm
By Lauren Anderson The House of Deputies has voted to eliminate the canon requiring a newly elected presiding bishop to resign from the bishop’s previous jurisdiction before assuming the office.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 8:06pm
By Matt Townsend General Convention’s Structure Committee passed a resolution July 7 that, if ratified, would remove the requirement that a presiding bishop-elect resign from a diocesan role.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:11pm
By Lauren Anderson Notes on Inter-religious relations, ECW’s ministries, Youth Presence, and Pension Fund elections.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 3:39pm
From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 2:17pm
By Joe Thoma General Convention’s Evangelism Committee’s support is waning for Resolution C040, which would allow Episcopal congregations to “invite all, regardless of age, denomination, or baptism to the altar for Holy Communion.”
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 10:21am
By Lauren Anderson Critics of the proposed Anglican Covenant said at an evening open hearing July 6 that it creates a central authority and threatens the Episcopal Church’s self-governance.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:59am
By Matt Townsend General Convention’s Structure Committee heard testimony July 6 suggesting a reimagined role for the presiding bishop, a unicameral General Convention and markedly younger leadership.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:50am
By Joe Thoma On the second legislative day of General Convention the House of Bishops consented to the election of eight new bishops after struggling in private with complaints brought against nine of its own.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 6:41am
By Lauren Anderson General Convention’s Evangelism Committee heard the cases for and against repealing a canon that specifies Holy Communion as intended for baptized Christians.
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 3:36pm
From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition