Author Archives: Lee Crawford

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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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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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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Four days, who is counting?

Three days? Four days? Who is counting? More and more people are writing on Facebook how they are packing to get ready for General Convention. Some deputies and bishops have already arrived in Indy. Others will be leaving in the … Continue reading

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House of Deputies chaplains, musician announced

From The Episcopal Church’s Office of Public Affairs [June 29, 2012] Cornelia Eaton, a deputy from the Episcopal Church in Navajoland, will serve as chaplain to the House of Deputies during the General Convention of the Episcopal Church, July 5-12, … Continue reading

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Discerning Votes at General Convention

A brief reflection by the Rev’d Gay Jennings, candidate for President of the House of Deputies, eight-time Deputy (from Ohio), member of Executive Council, Chair of Executive Council’s Governance and Mission Standing Committee, Council of Advice for the President of … Continue reading

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Pre-General Convention meeting

The bishop, deputies, representative to the Episcopal Women’s Triennial and representative from Episcopal Divinity School met this evening at Saint Thomas-Grace, Forest Dale. The group had a lively conversation about major topoi: the Committee on the State of the Church … Continue reading

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