Monthly Archives: July 2012

Photo montage of GC, Part One

Most deputies returning from General Convention are commenting on the post-GC crash that comes from being with such a remarkable group of people, the long and intense days of legislative committees, hearings and meetings in our respective houses. It is … Continue reading

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Beyond General Convention

The Vermont deputation at General Convention served our diocese extremely well. I am very proud of each and every member of our deputation, and of Winnie Grace from Trinity, Rutland who represented Vermont at the ECW gathering, and of all … Continue reading

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Sing a New Church

(sung to Nettleton, the melody for ‘Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing’) Delores Dufner, OSB Summoned by the God who made us rich in our diversity Gathered in the name of Jesus, richer still in unity. Refrain: Let us bring … Continue reading

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House of Deputies concurs with the House of Bishops

Early this evening after considerable procedural manoeuvering, the House of Deputies concurred with the House of Bishops on Resolution A049: Authorize Liturgical Materials for Blessing Same-Gender Relationships. The journey has been long and shall continue to be long, but thirty-five … Continue reading

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Bishops approve Blessings Material

Greetings from Indianapolis! The days here at General Convention have been full and long. The Vermont deputation is hard at work and offering leadership in a variety of settings, including the budget, structure deliberations and several other committees. My committee … Continue reading

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God’s Board

God’s Board by Susan B. Taylor God of Pilgrims, Give us a table always, Where we can share our food, Tell our stories, And sing our songs. Amen This is the most recent addition to my family’s repertoire of mealtime … Continue reading

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And it was morning and evening, a first day

A bunch of photographs to give you a sense of the day (cross-posted with my own Facebook page).

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Sermon by the Rev’d Dr Gregory Straub

General Convention July 2 Sermon: The Rev. Gregory Straub [July 2, 2012] The following sermon was presented today prior to the beginning of the 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting in Indianapolis IN, July 5 through July 12. … Continue reading

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