General Convention 2015

2015 General Convention News

View all videos from our diocese of #GC78 here.

View photos from each day here 

Media Hub - live video of select events

 

JUNE 30

New deputy Fr. Mario Milian, provides his perspective at his first general convention. Read it here.

 

JUNE 29

Major resolutions and amendments of note:
B001 - Add Fr. Atilano Coco to Holy Women, Holy Men
AWAITING COMMITTEE ACTION
Proposed by our own Bishop Leo Frade, this resolution requests to add Fr. Coco to the liturgical calendar.
Read it here. En Español.

B002 - Support the End of the Embargo of Cuba
PASSED
Proposed by our own Bishop Leo Frade, this resolution requests lifting the embargo that impedes TEC's partnership with TEC in Cuba.
Read it here.

B009 - Conducting an Online Digital Evangelism Test
PASSED
Resolution calls for $3M to be spent over the course of three years on digital media
Read it here.

A036 - Amend Canon I.18 Marriage
PASSED
Amendment calls for the update to reflect views expressed in the report of the Task Force of the Study of Marriage
Read it here.

 

JUNE 28

VIDEO - Bishops March Against Gun Violence
    Several members of the Southeast Florida deputation joined in the march

PHOTOS - Sunday Eucharist with Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori - Sermon Text

UTO Blue Box helps big dreams - Province IV presents highest collected amount from the 2013 - 2015 contributions. At $882,544.35, the southern province had a huge effort in the overall ingathering total: $4,378,328.16. Full story here.

Eva Ortez has been at #gc78 working for Episcopal Peace Fellowship and Youth and Young Adults rights. Read more here

JUNE 27

VIDEO - Natural sound of announcement of election of presiding bishop

VIDEO - Deputies reflect on today's events 

VIDEO - Perspective from Bishop Peter Eaton

PHOTOS - ERD's 75th Anniversary Celebration - DIOSEF participation
     Read and view more here

ARTICLE - Episcopal Peace Fellowship and DIOSEF's own Young Adult Eva Ortez speaks about racism education and greets Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry

 

JUNE 26

VIDEO - Bishop Frade Previews PB Election and comments on SCOTUS ruling

GC Digest - June 26

ARTICLE - Jennings re-elected President of the House of Deputies unopposed

ARTICLE - La Convención General comienza con una eucaristía comunitaria


JUNE 25

78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church: June 25 sermon by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori