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Day: July 7, 2012
The House of Bishops met in Executive Session to discuss the meaning of hierarchical church by The Episcopal Church. This was requested by Bishops of Quincy and Fort Worth. Bishop Christopher Epting notes on his
UPDATED: more info on project “Knit Along” at General Convention.
The House of Bishops votes to include transgender and gender identity to non-discrimination canons for laity and clergy D019 and D002
In advance of Monday’s vote in Church of England on women in the episcopacy, Professor Diarmaid MacCulloch writes in
I find myself, surprisingly, turning back to the structures I thought we were here to blow up: the familiar grind of legislative process; the faithful, if often tedious work of committees pouring over proposals and debating the finer points of language for prayer, for funding, and for organizing ministry.
Following its Friday evening hearing, the Program, Budget and Finance Committee voted to craft its proposed budget based on a 19% asking for 2013-2015. The Committee third hearing, on spending, will take place Saturday evening at 7:30 p.m.
The Rev. Canon Frank Logue has been nominated for election as President of House of Deputies.
While The Episcopal Church General Convention meets in Indianapolis, the General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia is meeting in Fiji. According to Anglican Taonga (the news site of the Province) the big issues are resource sharing, the Anglican Covenant, sexuality and
AM: Psalm 137:1-6 (7-9); Psalm 144 PM: Psalm 104 Numbers 24:12-25 Romans 8:18-25 Matthew 22:34-40 When the Pharisees heard that he had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered together, and one of them, a lawyer, asked him a question to test him. ‘Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?’ He said to him, ‘ …