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.

President Jennings

By Lauren Anderson The House of Deputies has elected the Rev. Gay Jennings president with 426 votes — five more than what she needed.

Deputies: All Means All

By Lauren Anderson The House of Deputies passed resolutions protecting church members from discrimination based on “gender identity and expression” in amendments to two non-discrimination canons July 9.

Bishops: A Provisional Yes

By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops authorized a provisional rite July 9 for blessing same-sex relationships.

Mr. Rehill for the Defense

By Douglas LeBlanc “This is not a discernment process,” Michael Rehill tells conference panels. “You are a court.”

Sing Out!

By Matt Townsend Shedding tears of joy, the Rev. Canon Gay Jennings, Ohio, sang the hymn “Sing a New Church” with the Rt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard, Bishop of Florida, after the Committee on Structure approved a resolution on structural reform.