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Episcopal General Convention 79 Austin, Texas 2018

Monday, July 16, 2018

Thoughts and reflections from your participation in GC79

General Convention 79 (#GC79), July 2018 is behind us. I believe every GC is unique and comparing one to another, in my opinion, is not a meaningful exercise. I also believe this GC was the culmination of several years of investing in real MORE HERE

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A Great Night For Some Baseball!

Thursday, July 12, 2018


The weather was great for Episcopal Night at Frontier Field this past Friday.  

Bishop Singh and President/CEO of Episcopal SeniorLife - Loren Ranaletta threw out the first pitches of the game!  

 

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Bishops reject Israel-Palestine resolution blasted as ‘divestment’ despite deputies’ approval

Thursday, July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops, by a large majority, voted down a measure overwhelmingly favored by the House of Deputies that would have sought to end the church’s financial complicity in the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories, putting to rest... CLICK HERE FOR MORE

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WATCH: Bishop Singh Preaches at 79th General Convention

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Bishop Singh delivered the sermon at the daily worship on July 9, at General Convention in Austin, TX.

You can watch Bishop Singh's sermon here.  

 

Here is a recap of the Bishop's sermon from Fr. Billy Daniel, St. Michaels / Geneseo...

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Marriage Rites Resolution

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

The House of Deputies voted Monday to approve Resolution B012, Marriage Rites for the Whole Church. This Resolution makes marriage rites available to all persons, regardless of gender or sexual orientation, to be available until the Book of Common Prayer undergoes a comprehensive revision. The resolution also charges the Standing Committee on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) to consider how to make the Catechism and Marriage rites inclusive of the spirit of this resolution.

 

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Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene in the News

Monday, July 9, 2018

According the the Landmark Society of Western NY,  Episcopal Church of St. Luke & St. Simon Cyrene is the oldest building in the city of Rochester that's still in use.  Now, preservationists hope to protect this city landmark.  READ MORE HERE from an article in CITY Newspaper.

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