Day: February 28, 2014

On General Convention and the proposed Missionary Convocation

With the exception of its proposal to limit the legislation that comes before General Convention by topic, perhaps the most significant proposal the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church makes in its recent paper is to introduce a Missionary Convocation as a second but equally important part of the church’s triennial meeting. I image …

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Examining TREC’s proposals to reform General Convention

I began my first essay blog posting about the paper on governance and administration from the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church by focusing on some aspects that deeply troubled me. This time I’d like to do the opposite. I think this insight is the most important one in the paper:

Nothing We Can Do

Friday, February 28, 2014 – Week of 7 Epiphany, Year Two [Go to Mission St Clare for an online version of the Daily Office including today’s scripture readings.] Today’s Readings for the Daily Office: Psalms 140, 142 (morning) // 141, 143:1-11(12) (evening) Proverbs 8:1-12 Philemon 1-25 John 12:9-19 Perhaps I woke up with a dark …

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