At its open hearing on income funding Friday night, Program, Budget & Finance heard support for a Development Office to bring in money, and calls for a larger asking from dioceses so that more mission can be done. The Rev. Kathleen Liles of New York was adamant: “I […]
The majority of speakers at World Mission’s hearings on the Anglican Covenant Friday night urged the Church not to approve the covenant, but there was no agreement on what action should be taken. Some spoke strongly against any form of the covenant, including Malcolm French, a priest of […]
With Friday’s vote to consent by the House of Bishops, the Rev. Susan E. Goff of Virginia was seated among her new colleagues. After the vote, Bishop-elect Goff, formerly the canon to the ordinary, returned to the House of Deputies, where she was escorted by the Virginia deputation […]
The spirit of restructuring the Church took over Friday, first in the Committee on Structure and then in the House of Deputies, with both voting to make the “nimble” move of selling Church headquarters at 815 Second Avenue in New York. Early in the morning, the Structure Committee […]
The Committee on Structure cut to the chase this morning, editing D016 down from eight resolutions to one: Sell the Episcopal Church headquarters at 815 Second Avenue before the 78th General Convention. Structure was clear: No more talking about it. No more studies. Just do it. The action […]
By Lauren R. Stanley If you were to finish the following sentence – “I dream of a Church that …” – what would you say? Of what do you dream? In an ad hoc meeting of the Acts 8 Moment Thursday night at the Westin Hotel, more than […]
Here’s a speedy look back on what you might have missed during Day 1 of GC77, brought to you by Center Aisle.