The 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church convenes in Austin Texas, July 5th - 13th, 2018

Sunday, June 28, 2015

AGENDA Sunday, June 28, 2015

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  • 8:00 am CDT: ECW 5K to support homeless youth org in SLC
  • 8:15 am CDT:  “Claiming Common Ground Against Gun Violence” 
    • a march by vested Bishops, yesterday they invited deputies to march as well
    • network media coverage hoped for, also watch in #GC78 curated
  • 11 am CDT:  United Thank Offering Ingathering Eucharist Live on Media Hub (worship)
    • Presider and Preacher: Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori  
    • Download a worship bulletin, hymns and service music included
    • representatives of the United Thank Offering bring forward the contributions of the people in their dioceses. In Salt Lake City from Missouri are: Peg Cooper is the Province V representative, and Grants Convener on the United Thank Offering National Board; Jeanne King is diocesan UTO coordinator; Cheryl Ward is president of the Diocesan Episcopal Church Women; Karen Birr is Province V board of ECW
    • Music today is for organ and brass
  • 1 pm CDT: Traces of the Trade  with a facilitated conversation
  • 1:30 - 2:30 pm CDT: Breaking the Episcopal Glass Ceiling Lunch
  • 3:15 - 7:15 pm CDT: Legislative Sessions. Live on the Media Hub (bishops, deputies)
  • 6:30 - 7:15 pm CDT: Provincial caucuses, followed by province gatherings.
  • End of business; exact time TBD: Daily briefing with panels of members from the House of Bishops and House of Deputies. Live on the Media Hub (press)
Evening events:
National Association of Episcopal Schools 50th Anniversary Reception

Bishop Hines Documentary
Provincial Gatherings

Link to view legislation by Number, Topic, Title, or Author, and supplemental material for resolutions:

Mobile guide to convention:

In the Exhibit space: Haiti Murals Exhibit, the first-ever public display of two fragments of the historic murals from the wall of Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port au Prince that were destroyed during the 2010 earthquake and presently are curated by the Smithsonian until such time as they are reconstituted in a rebuilt Cathedral.

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