General Convention Rep-cap

Hear from ECMN Deputies as they provide some insight into the structure and work of General Convention, and some of the actions and events that stood out to them from their experience this year. Feel free to use this and all the videos on this site if you're looking to host conversations at your faith... Continue Reading →

Prayer Book Revision – Whaaaa?

By: The Rev. Devon Anderson One big topic at this summer’s General Convention was whether to revise or not revise the 1979 Book of Common Prayer. For those of you behind on the action, here’s a quick and dirty review: 1) The 2015 General Convention passed a resolution asking the Standing Commission on Liturgy and... Continue Reading →

The Way Forward – Rena Turnham

Shortly following the 79th General Convention, I had lunch with a priest who had recently come back to Minnesota to retire. She’s been serving at St. Mark’s Cathedral on occasion, where I also serve. She was very interested in my experience at the convention. As far as I could tell, it is there, every three... Continue Reading →

Respecting Differences – Sue Grove

General Convention of the Episcopal Church confirmed to me that there are many Episcopalians who care deeply about the Church and who want to see us move forward as a loving, inclusive community willing to do the hard work to serve others. It reinforced my personal belief that Episcopalians want to welcome everyone and to... Continue Reading →

Welcome Home, Cuba!! – Rena Turnham

  Photo Courtesy of Episcopal News Service “I feel the breath of the Holy Spirit. Thank you, everyone, for the support right now, but really for the support all these years,” Cuba Bishop Griselda Delgado del Carpio said in Spanish through an interpreter when addressing the House of Bishops. She asked for all to remember... Continue Reading →

Now What?

There's a lot of work that happens during the 9 days of General Convention, but really, that's just where it all starts. Starting today, you have a chance to join in and shape and refine the work as it moves forward. Applications are being accepted for those interested in diving into the work that General... Continue Reading →

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