Daily archives: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

HoB Opens Door to Liturgical Revisions

The House of Bishops on Tuesday passed a resolution that would open the door to revision of the Episcopal Church’s liturgical texts. The resolution, a substitute for resolution A068, was drafted by Bishop Andy Doyle of the Diocese of Texas in consultation with a group of more than 50 bishops with whom he consulted after…
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#GC79 Podcast: Among Friends in This Faith

Miguel Escobar, director of Anglican studies at EDS@Union, hosts the seventh nightly #GC79 podcast. Guests: Zena Link is an urban educator, deputy from Western Massachusetts, member of Executive Council and serves on the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance. Scott Madison, who works in e-commerce is vice chair of the Diocesan Host Committee, and has…
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Podcast de Nancy Frausto, Episodio 2: Eduardo Solomón Rivera

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. Invitado: Eduardo Solomón Rivera es director interino de comunicaciones de la Diócesis del Sureste de Florida y miembro de…
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The Hutto Service: Taking the Next Step

By now you’ve probably heard that the women who came to the United States seeking asylum and are now incarcerated in the Hutto Residential Center watched our prayer service on the ballfields near their prison and waved towels through the slit windows to let us know they were watching. Yesterday in the House of Deputies,…
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Creating a Big Tent for Formation

The Episcopal Church has seen a renewed focus on evangelism this triennium, inspired largely by Presiding Bishop Curry’s evangelism initiatives and the work of Canon for Evangelism and Reconciliation, the Rev. Stephanie Spellers. However, those who work in the area of formation are quick to point out the vital connection between evangelism and formation. “We…
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“A crisis of Formation”

We are in a crisis of formation. I am reluctant to use the word “crisis,” as we have been in this state for so many years that it feels alarmist to use it now. As a native Iowan I don’t even use emergency words when there is an emergency, as “I am not happy about…
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