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The garden of the Diocese, the Clagget Center, featured at General Convention

by Lisa Marie Ryder Co-Executive Director of the Claggett Center The Claggett Center will have a presence at the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Austin! General Convention is a unique opportunity to promote the Claggett Center and market our facilities to national church groups. Claggett’s location and facilities are ideal for the many events, […]

Bishop Curry calls The Episcopal Church to follow the Way of Love

This morning marked the official start of the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church in Austin, TX. In a rousing opening sermon, Presiding Bishop Michael Bruce Curry talked about how The Episcopal Church can intentionally move forward in the Way of Love. After lengthy conversations with his staff and other evangelists within The Episcopal […]

Summary Guide to major issues at General Convention 79

The 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church officially begins tomorrow, July 5. To understand the issues before the Church this triennial, see this summary guide to #GC79 prepared by The Episcopal Church. #edom #austin #episcoalchurch Episcopal Diocese of Maryland deputies began arriving in Austin yesterday to participate in legislative committee work. Our bishops, Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton and Bishop Chilton Knudsen, are heading up legislative committees […]

The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland and the African Republic of Maryland

By Mary Klein, diocesan archivist On November 5, 1843, the Rt. Rev. William R. Whittingham confirmed nine people at St. James’ (First African) Church in Baltimore (now St. James’ Church, Lafayette Square). Always a meticulous record-keeper, the bishop noted in his book of confirmations “All late of Trinity Parish, Charles County, but about to sail […]