Ellen Wondra on the major issues of Convention: restructuring, marriage, and electing the next presiding bishop.
Brother Geoffrey Tristram: “Our world needs prayer, not just of monks, but of as many people as possible.”
Christopher Seitz and Mark McCall: “We are witnessing the emergence of a New Episcopal Church.”
General Convention’s online list of Blue Book reports grows week by week in preparation for the triennial gathering.
J. Scott Barker of Nebraska will “make a small witness for delight in sobriety as a bishop of the Church.”
TREC’s proposals give more power to General Convention deputies but decrease lay influence between conventions.
“Our primary text will be the documents prepared by the Task Force on the Study of Marriage" for General Convention.
“I can best serve this Church by opening the door for other bishops.”
Ted Mollegen, a veteran deputy to General Convention, urges the Episcopal Church to ponder its future health.
The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) has published the second of three essays designed to begin a discussion.