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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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St. Stephen's, Rochester, awarded $30,000 domestic poverty grant!

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Congratulations to St. Stephen's, Rochester, which has been awarded a $30,000 Domestic Poverty Mission Grant from the Episcopal Church! The grant is for the project SewGreen@Rochester, launched by the Rev. Georgia Carney, deacon at the parish.

More info at http://www.episcopalchurch.org/posts/publicaffairs/domestic-poverty-mini...

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The Rev. Dahn Gandell (Ascension, Rochester) discusses her role at General Convention

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

General Convention starts tomorrow - but the Rev. Dahn Gandell is already here, discussing her role at the meeting as a member of the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church.

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