77th General Convention

New Council Members

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The House of Deputies elected lay and clerical representatives to Executive Council July 10.

Mate Tourist

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The sculpture Mate Tourist by Tom Otterness stands near an entrance to the Indiana Convention Center

A Surplus Budget?

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

By Matt Townsend
In a joint session to the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, the Program, Budget & Finance Committee presented the 2012-15 Triennial Budget for the Episcopal Church.

A $210,000 Conversation

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

By Matt Townsend
The House of Deputies has passed Resolution A067, which if approved by the House of Bishops would would fund a $210,000 project on theological education in the Episcopal Church.

TLC at GC, July 10

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

From Indianapolis: The Living Church, General Convention edition

President Jennings

  • Tuesday, July 10, 2012

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies has elected the Rev. Gay Jennings president with 426 votes — five more than what she needed.

Deputies: All Means All

  • Monday, July 9, 2012

By Lauren Anderson
The House of Deputies passed resolutions protecting church members from discrimination based on “gender identity and expression” in amendments to two non-discrimination canons July 9.

Bishops: A Provisional Yes

  • Monday, July 9, 2012

By Joe Thoma
The House of Bishops authorized a provisional rite July 9 for blessing same-sex relationships.

Mr. Rehill for the Defense

  • Monday, July 9, 2012

By Douglas LeBlanc
“This is not a discernment process,” Michael Rehill tells conference panels. “You are a court.”

Sing Out!

  • Monday, July 9, 2012

By Matt Townsend
Shedding tears of joy, the Rev. Canon Gay Jennings, Ohio, sang the hymn “Sing a New Church” with the Rt. Rev. Samuel Johnson Howard, Bishop of Florida, after the Committee on Structure approved a resolution on structural reform.

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