Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori gave thanks for the good work of Executive Council and President Gay Jennings announced that she has completed appointments to Legislative Committees for General Convention.
In our Saturday series leading up to General Convention we are making the Blue Book reports available as they are published. Preparing for General Convention
We want people to come to Anti-Racism training cheerfully and not grudgingly because there is some church canon or decree from their bishop that they have to check this box or miss out on some needed certification. We want people to come to Anti-Racism training because learning how to overcome the sin of racism will enable us to love one another as Jesus loves each one of us.
The Executive Council approved a draft budget and its Blue Book Report for presentation to General Convention. Episcopal News Service writes: The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council Jan.
The Executive Council is meeting in Linthicum Heights, MD this weekend. The Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and President of the House of Deputies Gay Jennings
“We are releasing this preliminary draft budget three months early because we would like to give people all over the church the opportunity to give us input and feedback. We will review their comments carefully and update our budget proposal in January, before releasing a final draft to PB&F in January.” The Rev. Susan Snook, member of the Executive Council.
As the 2015 General Convention draws closer it may be time for another look at three scenarios describing how executive authority over the day to day operations of the Episcopal Church might be constituted.