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Homeless Jesus finds a place at GC

Homeless Jesus finds a place at GC

Homeless Jesus, the work of Canadian sculptor Timothy P. Schmalz, is visiting General Convention in Salt Lake City.

The sculpture has been installed at churches across the country and across the ocean. The Episcopal Church has welcomed the message and the medium to General Convention, according to the Facebook page of the Episcopal Church. The work will be available to public view today and tomorrow.

Have you encountered Homeless Jesus? How did the work speak to you?

Photo via the Facebook page of The Episcopal Church. Posted by Rosalind Hughes

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Alex Baumgarten

The Homeless Jesus statue is available for viewing today, tomorrow, and Thursday in the exhibit space of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, located centrally in the exhibit hall. Information on other rotating experiential exhibits presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society throughout the Convention — a UNHCR refugee tent, the first ever public display of remnants of the historic murals from Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince that were destroyed by the 2010 Haitian earthquake, and a hands-on exhibit of the history and current mission of the United Thank Offering — can be found here: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/posts/publicaffairs/domestic-and-foreign-missionary-society-exhibit-space-features-churchwide --

-- Alex Baumgarten, Director of Public Engagement and Mission Communication for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society

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