Day: July 11, 2012

Do we listen? hear?

Marshall Scott continues his reflections on General Convention: What does it mean, I wonder, when we say that we want to listen to each other?

Another day at General Convention

While the budget of the Episcopal Church has been presented, it hasn’t yet been approved by either house, so both houses will have to take it up within the next two days.

Youthful presence livens Convention

This year’s General Convention has a certain youthful energy to it. The Young Adult Festivala for 18-to-30-year-olds drew 95 participants. Eighteen teenagers are participating as non-voting delegates as part of the “Official Youth Presence.” Young people are also on hand as volunteers and observers, reportedly having a great time.

Balance and Benedict

Commemoration of Benedict of Nursia, (480? – 547?) Founder of Western Monasticism Proverbs 2:1-9 Luke 14:27-33 Idleness is the enemy of the soul; and therefore the brethren ought to be employed in manual labor at certain times, at others, in devout reading. He who labors as he prays lifts his heart to God with his …

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