Challenging Confirmation

By Matt Townsend The subject of confirmation stirred passionate testimony July 5 before General Convention’s Education Committee. Clergy and laypeople addressed the committee on Resolutions A041, A042, A043 and A044, all of which address the nature of confirmation as a necessary step in becoming Episcopalian.

Short-changed Partners?

By Lauren Anderson In a meeting July 5, the World Mission committee heard from the Episcopal Church’s mission partners who said they did not receive full funding in the past triennium that they were promised.

Bishops Warm Up

By Joe Thoma The House of Bishops’ first legislative session on the afternoon of July 5 carried a light workload, with half of the allotted time spent devoted to private table conversations and receiving a handful of resolutions from committees.

PB&F Sorts Shrinking Budget

By Joe Thoma Before General Convention held its first legislative sessions July 5, conversation on Independence Day centered on funding for outreach, evangelism and administration despite a shrinking budget.

TLC at Convention

Join us for The Living Church’s Conversation on the Church, July 6, Adobo Grill, Indianapolis