General Convention

General Convention

Prayers in response to violence in France

The Rev. Bob Gross, chaplain to the 2015 Diocesan Convention, offered prayers in response to the violence in France during Morning Prayers at convention on Saturday, November 14, 2015, at the Botanic Garden Center. The Litany is from a prayer service written by the Rev. Jennifer Phillips, St. Francis Episcopal Church, Rio Rancho, New Mexico. A Litany for Peace

General Convention Deputation shares what happened

Greetings from your deputation to General Convention! It was an honor to represent the Diocese of Fort Worth in the recent historic gathering of the church. As part of our responsibility, we have reviewed the work of the Convention and identified the resolutions requiring action from our various ministries. Please review the document (click on this link)  with an emphasis on the “responsible party” identified by each resolution. The ministry you lead could be the subject of many of the resolutions…

General Convention chooses the next Presiding Bishop Saturday

Tomorrow – Saturday, June 27 – the House of Bishops will meet in a closed session at the Cathedral of St. Mark in Salt Lake City, Utah to elect the next Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church; the House of Deputies then has the decision whether to concur. Follow details on the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth deputation’s blog, on social media under the hashtags #DioFW and #GC78, or through the General Convention Media Hub. There are four nominees: The Rt. Rev. Thomas…

Applications open for Official Youth Presence at General Convention

Applications and nominations are now accepted for high school teens to participate in the General Convention Official Youth Presence (GCOYP) at the Episcopal Church 78th General Convention to be held June 25 – July 3, 2015 in Salt Lake City, UT. In collaboration with the General Convention Office and the president of the House of Deputies, the Office for Youth Ministries is coordinating the application and discernment process for high-school teens to become a part of the GCOYP. Applications and nominations are available here. Now Closed…
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