Daily archives: Tuesday, July 5, 2022

The Offline Convention: Why We Have to Be Here

Churches do it. Dioceses do it. Legislative committees do it. So, deputies want to know, why can’t this year’s General Convention offer online participation? As the 80th Convention in Baltimore approaches, interviews with deputies show a gulf between their swift pivot to online worship and meetings when COVID struck in 2020 and what some see…
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Revisiting Revision: A059 and the Future of Common Prayer

The Episcopal Church is not considering a single resolution to revise the 1979 Book of Common Prayer at the 80th General Convention, which convenes on Friday in Baltimore. But it will take the first step in determining how the prayer book is revised, and, beyond that, how it is defined, if it passes Resolution A059,…
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