“The bonds created in baptism are indeed indissoluble, and we pray that we may have confidence to rely on the Holy Spirit, who will continue to hold us all together as partners in communion through the love of God in Jesus.” – House of Bishops
Day: July 2, 2015
The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, in passing Resolutions A036 and A054, has made a significant change in the Church’s understanding of Christian marriage. As bishops of the Church, we must dissent from these actions.
Yesterday, the House of Deputies of the General Convention concurred with two resolutions previously adopted by the House of Bishops that together ushered in full sacramental marriage equality across the church. Though there is still some amount of debate and questions about continuing inclusion of dissenters, the resolutions were approved by overwhelming margins (greater than […]
Today began the seventh day of business at the General Convention (GC), but it was far from a day of rest. The biggest item came near the end of the day, when the House of Deputies (HoD) passed a pair of canons related to marriage equality in the church. A054 and A036 had already passed […]
Hallelujah! Praise the Name of the Lord; give praise, you servants of the Lord. – Psalm 135:1 From outside my studio window come the sounds of summer: a blue jay, a lawnmower, children playing. The air is slightly hazy and tinted a little orange, probably from a distant forest fire. A little breeze lifts the […]