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Michael Curry elected Presiding Bishop

Saturday, June 27, 2015

The Rt. Rev. Michael Curry, Bishop of North Carolina, has been elected the next Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church. Click "read more" for a video from Bishop Singh.

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Bishop Singh: It's a happy day

Friday, June 26, 2015

"To have the Supreme Court come out, clearly, with a ruling in favor of marriage equality is truly remarkable and truly profound. I give thanks for the pioneering leadership of people like Bishop Spears, many decades ago, who prayed this prayer: that all God's children would be treated equally. And especially in something as significantly as marriage.... It's a happy day."

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Deputation Reflections: June 25

Friday, June 26, 2015

"I spent most of Tuesday evening reviewing the Virtual Binder, our I-Pad based software containing all the documents and schedules of Convention. Everything is updated in real time, so even on Tuesday I found items that had not been included in the previously published blue book reports. Since this was our only light day, I convinced Paul to accompany me on a pilgrimage I have been planning ever since I learned I would be coming out West."

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Presiding Bishop: Follow Jesus into the neighborhoods

Friday, June 26, 2015

"The longer task is to build a road that will accommodate wheelchairs as easily as feet, that will gather the little ones and the ancient ones together into an ever-increasing company taking the road for home. We’re bound for a world without predators, with plentiful food and water for all, where all God’s children are greeted with dignity reflecting their divine image, and the gifts of creation are shared and available to all, as each one has need."

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General Convention: Reflections Thus Far

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The Rev. Lance Robbins, the Rev. Paul Frolick and the Rev. Michael Hartney reflect on their experiences at General Convention in the first few days.

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Watch the Presiding Bishop's and the President of the House of Deputies Opening Remarks to Convention

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In her opening remarks to General Convention, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori called on the Church to face its fears about the future - and to take new risks.

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