Day: June 27, 2015

Saturday 6/27 at General Convention

Saturday 6/27 at General Convention

Besides the election of the new Presiding Bishop, Michael Curry, Deputies and Bishops continued their legislative business. There was controversy in the House of Deputies over the funding of the College of Bishops. The House voted 1.2 million dollars for anti-racism programs but Program Budget and Finance has the key to whether that gets in […]

The Rt Revd Michael Curry elected as the new Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church

The Rt Revd Michael Curry elected as the new Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church

The Rt Revd Michael Curry, bishop diocesan of the Diocese of North Carolina has been elected by the House of Bishops to be the next Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. The House of Deputies has confirmed the election. +Michael will be the first African American Presiding Bishop.

President Obama closes his eulogy of the Revd Clementa Pinckney with a hymn

President Obama closes his eulogy of the Revd Clementa Pinckney with a hymn

Yesterday President Barack Obama attended the funeral service of the slain pastor of Emanuel AME Church in Charleston SC, the Revd Clementa Pinckney. He delivered the Revd Pickney’s eulogy. The president’s message lasted a little over three minutes. In conclusion the president lead the congregation in a verse of Amazing Grace.

#ProudToLove

YouTube has created a compilation video drawn from videos posted to YouTube by GLBT YouTubers as part of the #ProudToLove campaign.