House of Deputies of The Episcopal Church

Daily archives: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Executive Council Meets in Chicago

The Executive Council of the Episcopal Church met in Chicago from October 15-17 at the headquarters of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). At the meeting, Executive Council approved the Episcopal Church’s 2014 budget, approved spending a portion of unanticipated revenue to hire a racial justice and reconciliation officer, and passed a resolution acknowledging “with…
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Making It Real in the Monday-Saturday World
Sarah Lawton and her family

Sarah Lawton Honored with House of Deputies Medal Members of Generation X are frequently portrayed as too cynical to commit themselves to creating institutional change. But the description doesn’t fit Deputy Sarah Lawton of the Diocese of California. “There’s work for all of us to do in the public square,” says Lawton, who was awarded…
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Discurso de Apertura Consejo Ejecutivo

Recientemente he estado prestando atención a las conversaciones en línea del internet sobre la identidad y la estructura de la Iglesia Episcopal. Para citar el título del reciente libro de ensayos editado por Winnie Varghese y publicado por La Publicación de la Iglesia Inc., estamos hablando de lo Que Llegaremos a Ser. En estos días,…
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Church World Service Immigration Summit

On October 8, President Jennings, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, Bishop Johncy Itty, Peter Persell of theEpiscopal Diocese of Washington;and 20 other ecumenical leaders met with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and six other members of Congress about immigration reform. The meeting was part of the Church World Service Summit on Immigration Reform. “Leader Pelosi told…
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