Category: GC2012

Gene Robinson: A Point of Personal Privilege

The Rt. Rev. Gene Robinson, bishop of New Hampshire, took a point of personal privilege in the House of Bishops Monday morning. After recalling the moment nine years ago today when false allegations were brought against him during his confirmation hearings, he spoke of recent “mischaracterizations or lies” […]

Sing a New Church

At the end of Structure’s meeting this morning, after unanimously passing C095 Substitute on how to restructure the Church, the committee stood to sing the hymn, Sing a New Church. “I love this line, ‘sing a new church into being,’” said the Rev. Gay Jennings, chair of the […]

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C095 Substitute Resolution

This is the substitute structure resolution from the Structure Committee. Resolved, the House of                      concurring, That this General Convention believes the Holy Spirit is urging The Episcopal Church to reimagine itself, so that, grounded in our rich heritage and yet open to our creative future, we may […]

Issue Five: Welby of Durham, Markham of VTS

Read all about it: the Rt. Rev. Justin Welby, bishop of Durham, on the answer to division in the Anglican Communion, plus the Very Rev. Ian Markham, dean of VTS, on genuine diversity at General Convention in Issue 5 of Center Aisle. You can access today’s issue in […]