Category: GC2012

The PB Visits Center Aisle

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 […]

Deputies Vote to Support the DREAM Act

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 […]

Deputies Walk Fine Line on Open Communion

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 […]

Health Plan Delayed to 2015

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 Pass Five Marks of Mission Budget

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 […]