Among the highlights of the day are a “Gi-Normous Musical Chairs Contest” in stadium seats at 1:15 p.m. and an attempt to set a Guinness record for most people dancing Samba (in honor of the church’s Brazilian guests) at 1:30 p.m.
Day: July 3, 2012
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A Facebook group has been formed to encourage prayer for General Convention starting this week.
…art we’re doing this summer
Construction spending on religious institutions has fallen off a cliff.
It is highly unusual for the existence of a complaint to become public knowledge at this point in the process, regardless the order of the person against whom the complaint is filed.
A dozen bishops, led by the Rt. Rev. Thomas Ely of Vermont, have filed a resolution calling on the Program, Budget and Finance Committee to submit a budget to the General Convention that reduces to 15 percent the percentage of diocesan revenue to be committed to the budget of the wider church in 2016-18. I had previously reported that the bishops wanted the asking cut to 15 percent for the 2013-2015 triennium as well. This is incorrect.
Psalms [120,] 121, 122, 123 (Morning) Psalms 124, 125, 126,  (Evening) Numbers 22:21-38 Romans 7:1-12 Matthew 21:23-32 So Balaam got up in the morning, saddled his donkey, and went with the officials of Moab. God’s anger was kindled because he was going, and the angel of the Lord took his stand in the road …