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The Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs has issued the following media release: Input, comments invited for Episcopal Church 2019-2021 triennium preliminary draft budget [November 13, 2017] Episcopalians across the church are invited to review and provide input and comments on the preliminary draft of the 2019-2021 triennium budget. “In the current and…(Read More)

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The Episcopal News Service reflects on the recent meeting of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church, calling it “a historic meeting … marked by relaxed conviviality.” Set against the backdrop of Puerto Rico’s latest vote on statehood – a vote which, some say, is moot given that Congress is unlikely to approve such a…(Read More)

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OPINION: GC Task Force on Episcopacy is considering creation of a list of “pre-approved” candidates for bishop’s elections, which Frederick Schmidt argues is a perilous idea; a profound theological and spiritual mistake…(Read More)

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From the Public Affairs Office of the Episcopal Church: The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of General Convention, announced the draft schedule for the 79th General Convention, available here in both English and Spanish. The 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will be held Thursday, July 5 to Friday, July 13, 2018 at…(Read More)

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For more than thirty-five years, the General Convention has expressed support for access to healthcare for all Americans, whether defined specifically as citizens, or more broadly to include everyone. This is a principle that can’t be tied to a single law or legislative initiative. Rather, for the Episcopal Church this is an expression…(Read More)

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