Monthly archives: July 2018

Deputies Say Goodbye to the 79th General Convention

Before they journey home, we asked several deputies, “where did you see God at General Convention?”

Deputies Send Challenging Israel-Palestine Resolutions to Bishops

The House of Deputies on Thursday morning passed five resolutions that, if approved by the House of Bishops, would challenge the state of Israel over its treatment of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza more forcefully than the Episcopal Church has been willing to do in the past. Under Resolution B016 the church would follow…
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Headed in the Right Direction

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, wraps up his #GC79 podcast with the ninth and final episode. Listen to the podcast.

Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 4: María Bautista Vargas y Liz Luna

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitadas:   María Bautista Vargas es la asociada misionera de la Universidad del Sur de Texas y para San Jacinto…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 5: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC Invitada: La Rda. Diácona Ema Rosero-Nordalm es de la Diócesis de Massachusetts. Participó en el Trienio de ECW…
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Resolutions Move Church Forward on Issues of Race, Gender

Three resolutions adopted on Wednesday by the House of Deputies are intended to dismantle racism and sexism in the Episcopal Church through practices and processes promoting equity, diversity, justice, healing, and reconciliation. Resolution D002, Funding the Work of The Beloved Community, proposed by Deputy Joe McDaniel of Central Gulf Coast, came through Committee 9, Racial…
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A Move Toward Resolving the Impasse on Marriage

The House of Bishops on Wednesday moved the Episcopal Church much closer to making it possible for all same-sex couples to marry in their home churches. Currently eight diocesan bishops do not permit such marriages in their diocese, and several do not allow their priests to officiate at the marriages of same-sex couples in other…
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Bishops Say No to Investment Screens in the Holy Land

The House of Bishops Wednesday defeated a resolution that would have established “a human rights criteria social investment screen” to guide the church’s investment in Israel and the Palestinian territories. On a vote of 78-48, the bishops defeated Resolution D019, Ending Church Complicity in Israel and Palestine. The resolution sought to “develop a human rights…
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#GC79 Podcast: As the Clock Winds Down

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, hosts the eighth nightly #GC79 podcast. Guests: The Rev. Carlos de la Torre is a deputy from Connecticut. He is curate at Christ Church, New Haven and program director of St. Hilda’s House, an Episcopal Service Corps program located in New Haven. The Rev. Canon Broderick Greer is canon…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 3: Dra. Sandra T. Montes

La Rda. Nancy Frausto, rectora asociada de la Iglesia Episcopal de San Lucas en Long Beach, California, y miembro fundador del Grupo de Trabajo del Santuario de la Diócesis de Los Ángeles, presenta un podcast de #GC79. Invitada: Sandra Montes es de la Diócesis de Texas. Es una amante de la música, cantante, y consultora en…
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