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Dispatch from Austin from The Rev. Dion Thompson

AUSTIN: Now comes the eighth legislative day, the penultimate day of the 79th General Convention. Resolutions are moving fast and furious between the two houses. Some make it through relatively unscathed. That was the case yesterday when the House of Deputies unanimously concurred with the decision by the House of Bishops to readmit Cuba into […]

Action packed Day 6 for Maryland at General Convention

Tuesday, July 10, 2018, was a busy day for the Diocese of Maryland at General Convention, yet its description offers a taste of a typical day at the General Convention of The Episcopal Church. The morning kicked off at 7:30 AM with legislative committees and hearings. Both bishops, and most of the Maryland deputation, are […]

The Rev. Dina van Klaveren shares testimony on Cuba

by The Rev. Dina van Klaveren, head of Maryland deputation to #GC79 Cuba, Sí. Harry Groce, a young person in the Episcopal Church interning presently in the Diocese of Cuba, sent these thoughts for his mother, Julie Groce of Atlanta, (that’s her with me in the first pic, and I’m with Obispa Griselda in the […]

Diocese of Maryland deputation and friends at GC79

We’re on day three of nine of official business at General Convention. Hear from your bishop, the Rt. Rev. Eugene Sutton, the Rev. Stewart Lucas of Nativity and Holy Comforter, Baltimore, and Ms. Alma Bell about how it’s going so far. The Rev. Jason Poling of St. Hilda’s, Catonsville, came out to Austin for a […]