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General Convention 2022 articles

The following articles from such outlets as Episcopal News Service, the public affairs office of The Episcopal Church (TEC), The Living Church and the House of Deputies News as well as The Episcopal News, deal with various aspects of the upcoming General Convention (July 8 – 11 in Baltimore, Maryland).

Between General Conventions, church makes some progress on sexism, harassment, pay equity (ENS, June 22, 2022)

Committees vote to condemn Russia’s war in Ukraine, defer action on Israel ‘apartheid’ resolutions (ENS, June 21, 2022)

Committees’ actions send full-communion agreements, other ecumenical matters to General Convention, defer another until 2024 (ENS, June 21, 2022)

North Texas approves merger with Diocese of Texas, sending plan to General Convention (ENS, June 21, 2022)

Environmental committees move resolutions to House of Bishops’ consent calendar (Episcopal News Service, June 15, 2022)

As dioceses pursue reparations, General Convention poised for churchwide racial justice discussion (ENS, June 9, 2022)

More than one-fourth of deputies have resigned amid pandemic concerns (House of Deputies News – June 9, 2022)

State of the Church resolutions could change membership categories, parochial report requirements (Church Pension Group – June 8, 2022)

After whirlwind process, convention design group’s plans secure approval (House of Deputies News, June 7, 2022)

Shift to shorter, smaller General Convention could cost Episcopal Church estimated $1.1 million (ENS, June 7, 2022)

House of Deputies candidates for president, vice president participate in online forum (ENS, June 6, 2022)

Theologians’ statement on open Communion reignites debate among Episcopalians ahead of General Convention (ENS, June 3, 2022).

80th General Convention is scaled down, but deputies look forward to meeting in Baltimore July 8 – 11 (The Episcopal News, June 1, 2022)

5 candidates for president, vice president to participate in upcoming House of Deputies forums (ENS, June 1, 2022)

Presiding officers call for June 6 resolution deadline as General Convention plan takes shape (ENS, June 1, 2022)

GC80 plans fewer resolutions, limited debate (The Living Church, May 25, 2022)

Deputies worry flexibility and fellowship may be lost at shortened convention (ENS, May 23, 2022)

House of Deputies prepares to elect new president, vice president as candidates declare (ENS, May 20, 2022)

General Convention budget committee debates funding for proposed anti-racism coalition (ENS, May 19, 2022)

Design group recommends shortening General Convention to 4 days, July 8-11, and limiting attendance (ENS, May 17, 2022)

World Mission committees hear call to acknowledge and grieve colonialism (ENS, May 18, 2022)

Episcopal leaders step up advocacy of Indigenous issues, including at United Nations forum (ENS, May 17, 2022)

Committees hear testimony on extending Beloved Community, healing intergenerational trauma and use of ‘people of color’ (ENS, May 12, 2022)

80th General Convention to proceed in person, but shorter and smaller, presiding officers say (ENS, May 11, 2022)

Presiding Bishop’s statement to Executive Council regarding 80th General Convention (TEC, May 11, 2022)

Churches consider alternate Good Friday liturgies, Bible translations over concerns of anti-Jewish interpretations (ENS, April 12, 2022)

General Convention to consider endorsing 5-part plan to eliminate threat of nuclear war (ENS, April 7, 2022)

Episcopal Church announces members of General Convention Official Youth Presence (TEC)

Toward GC80: Episcopal Church General Convention daily preachers, presiders announced (TEC, April 6, 2022)

Middle East resolutions focus on boycotts, apartheid, antisemitism, ‘Christian Zionism’ (ENS, April 4, 2022)

Input sought on $101 million 2023-24 church budget; General Convention also to consider process changes (ENS, March 15, 2022)

General Convention committee discusses clergy pension assistance as online hearings get underway (ENS, February 18, 2022)

Deputies of Color organize for change in Episcopal Church, society ahead of General Convention (ENS, September 24, 2021)

More General Convention-related stories from ENS are here.