Day: June 30, 2015

#GC78 June 30 in brief

#GC78 June 30 in brief

Via ENS: At today’s Eucharist, the Rev Kimberly Jackson gave voice to the breadth and impact of General Convention. Sisters and brothers in Christ, our gathering here — this 78th Convention of The Episcopal Church has been incredible! It has been amazing. We’ve seen history made in the Supreme Court’s decisions of last week. We’ve […]

Another church on fire in South Carolina

Another church on fire in South Carolina

Updated 10:35 p.m. CNN is reporting that 50 firefighters were on hand to battle the blaze and so far authorities do not know what caused it. The Washington Post reports: It’s still unclear how Tuesday’s fire started, officials said. Pete Mohlin, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in North Charleston, told the Post and Courier that […]

Education for Ministry celebrates 40 years

Education for Ministry celebrates 40 years

Education for Ministry (EfM) from the School of Theology of the University of the South in Sewanee TN celebrated its 40th anniversary July 29 at General Convention. One of the most successful and long lasting educational programs, EfM has had more than 81,000 participants with nearly 38,000 graduates of all 4 years.