Day: July 10, 2012
UPDATED – 12 bishops sign dissenting statement – see House of Bishops lay 86 yes 19 no 5 divided 5 78% clergy 85 yes 22 no 4 divided 76% motion carries in lay and clery orders
The House of Deputies passed the resolution below and sent it to the House of Bishops. It passed unanimously, and following its passage the house sang “Sing a New Church Into Being, to the tune of “Come Thou Font of Every Blessing.”
Updated: Bishops Concur The House of Deputies and the House of Bishops chose to follow the lead of the
…art we’re doing this summer
Here is the proposed budget of the Episcopal Church, 2013-2015. What do you think about it?
The Rev. Canon Gay Jennings was elected President of the House of Deputies on the first ballot.
The House of Deputies will discuss legislation on the Anglican Covenant today, possibly quite soon. The bishops will be discussing a resolution on dissolving a relationship between a bishop and a diocese at some point today, possibly within the next few hours.
Marshall Scott reflects on the resolutions on Palestine and Israel as they came to the floor of the House of Deputies on Monday July 9:
Psalm 5, 6 (Morning) Psalm 10, 11 (Evening) Numbers 35:1-3, 9-15, 30-34 Romans 8:31-39 Matthew 23:13-26 What then are we to say about these things? If God is for us, who is against us? He who did not withhold his own Son, but gave him up for all of us, will he not with him …