Bishops Issue Dissent

“The liturgy ‘The Witnessing and Blessing of a Lifelong Covenant’ is for all practical purposes same-sex marriage.”

Rite Sails through Deputies

By Matt Townsend The House of Deputies adopted Resolution A049 July 10 authorizing the provisional use of a blessing liturgy for same-sex couples.

Bishops: Covenant Can Wait

By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops concurred with the House of Deputies July 10 to “decline to take a position on the Anglican Covenant,” but affirmed participation in the wider Anglican Communion.

Structure: Unanimous Again

By Matt Townsend The House of Deputies has passed Resolution C095, which could prepare the way for major changes in church structure over the coming triennium if approved by the House of Bishops.

New Council Members

The House of Deputies elected lay and clerical representatives to Executive Council July 10.

Mate Tourist

The sculpture Mate Tourist by Tom Otterness stands near an entrance to the Indiana Convention Center

A Surplus Budget?

By Matt Townsend In a joint session to the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, the Program, Budget & Finance Committee presented the 2012-15 Triennial Budget for the Episcopal Church.

A $210,000 Conversation

By Matt Townsend The House of Deputies has passed Resolution A067, which if approved by the House of Bishops would would fund a $210,000 project on theological education in the Episcopal Church.