The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori (right), presiding bishop, visited the Center Aisle work room in the JW Marriott on Wednesday to offer a blessing over United Thank Offering prayer shawls. Also pictured are (from left to right) Anne Gordon Curran, UTO Province III coordinator; Mike Kerr, treasurer […]
The House of Deputies voted Wednesday to support the DREAM Act. D067 called for support of “the passing of federal legislation that presents a pathway to citizenship for undocumented youth and young adults,” rather than limiting it to the DREAM Act currently being considered by Congress. The substitute […]
A pastoral attempt to walk a fine line on open communion passed the House of Deputies Wednesday by 77 percent among the laity and 64 percent among the clergy. C029, “Access to Holy Baptism and Holy Communion,” is a complete substitution of resolutions calling for open communion throughout […]
Dioceses will have an additional three years to come into compliance with the Denominational Health Plan that was passed in 2009, and was to go into effect at the end of this year. The House of Bishops earlier in the week already had passed the resolution, which shows […]
Deputies have passed a $111,546,000 budget presented by Program, Budget and Finance, and based on the Five Marks of Mission. Meeting as a committee of the whole, deputies spent an hour asking questions, seeking clarifications and making pleas for redistribution of the money for various projects they passionately […]
The unanimous passage of the resolution to create a Task Force to restructure the Church may be the clearest sign yet that the real work of God takes place outside the official structures we’ve inherited. Indeed, the Holy Spirit seems to be most active and alive in what […]
The ECW Triennial met at the West Hotel July 5-11. Here’s a glimpse at their ministries and time together.