July 9 dispatches from 79th General Convention in Austin Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Knoxville, TN Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET General Convention, Rector Smithfield, NC Comments (2) Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Rev. Dr. James Hargis says: The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Submit an Event Listing Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Featured Events Norman Koehler says: Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ July 9, 2018 at 7:08 pm The dramatics (historanics) obscure and dilute the substance of PB Curry’s serious efforts to get us back on God’s agenda – Love, Teach, Heal! PB Curry is so on message, and we seem to be on “Social Media!” Please: Listen for the Spirit of Truth!!Fr Chips+ Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Featured Jobs & Calls AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Martinsville, VA Submit a Press Release Press Release Service New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector Belleville, IL Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Rector Bath, NC Submit a Job Listing Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector Albany, NY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Collierville, TN Comments are closed. Curate Diocese of Nebraska Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Tags Youth Minister Lorton, VA In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Posted Jul 9, 2018 This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Hopkinsville, KY July 9, 2018 at 3:15 pm More meaningless stuff. Integrity Eucharist? Really? Thought it was “The Eucharist!” Is there a new “8th Sacrament,” I missed?! The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Rector Tampa, FL The opening hymn, “God is Love, let heaven adore him” set the tone for the Integrity Eucharist at the 79th General Convention, Austin, Texas. Photo: Sharon Tillman/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] Much happens each day during General Convention. To complement Episcopal News Service’s primary coverage, we have collected some additional news items from July 9 and late July 8.The members of the General Convention Official Youth Presence addressed the House of Deputies on July 9. The Official Youth Presence was established by an initial resolution in 1982. The members are permitted seat and voice by the rules of the House of Deputies and participate in committee hearings and floor debates. The member of the 79th General Convention Official Youth Presence are Georgia Atkinson, New Hampshire; James-Paul Forbes, Connecticut; Anthony Baldeosingh, Long Island; Wentao Zhao, Long Island; Alexander Ward, West Virginia; Andrew K. Kasule, Washington; Justin Mullis, Diocese of North Carolina; Helena Upshaw, South Carolina; Claire Parish, Western Michigan; Alexander Koponen, Indianapolis; Emily Jetton, Iowa; Luisa Van Oss, Minnesota; Michaela Wilkins, Texas; Cecelia Riddle, Kansas; Angela Cainguitan, Hawaii; Maria Gonzalez, Olympia; Diana Marcela Abuchar Sierra, Colombia; Fernando Jose Aguilar Sanchez, Honduras. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service House of Deputies vice president called home for other legislative workHouse of Deputies Vice President Byron Rushing presides over discussion of Resolution B014 on July 5. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News Service House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings told the house as it convened July 9 that Vice President Byron Rushing had returned to Massachusetts for what she said is a special session of that state’s legislature. Rushing is that house’s assistant majority leader.Full ENS coverage of the 79th meeting of General Convention is available here.The legislature is facing a time-crunch over the state’s budget. It is the only state in the United States that does not have a budget plan for fiscal year 2019, which began on July 2.Jennings said that she is invoking a portion of the house’s rules that allow her to appoint a deputy to chair the house in the event that she needs to relinquish it for any reason. She has done so during this meeting of convention when deputies debated the issue of compensating the president on July 5 and again July 8 during the voting which resulted in her being re-elected.Jennings appointed the Rev. John Kitagawa, an Arizona deputy, to stand in Rushing’s stead.— Mary Frances SchjonbergMonday theme days deck some out in both camp shirts and purple scarvesBishop Gretchen Rehberg of Spokane, left, wears her Camp Cross, Lake Coeur d’Alene T-shirt with a purple scarf. Bishop José McLoughlin of Western North Carolina wears his purple scarf with a shirt that “welcomes you home” to his diocese’s three camp and conference center sites. Photo: Sharon Tillman/Episcopal News Service People are wearing purple scarves July 9 to support electing women to the episcopacy. Meanwhile, Bill Slocumb, director or Episcopal Camps and Conference Centers, who is promoting Wear Your Camp T-shirt day, said, “it is exciting to see everyone wearing camp and conference center T-shirts today. So far I’ve seen more than 50 [locations] represented.” House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings said in opening announcements that Episcopal camps and conference centers “enrich our ministries deeply in this church.” According to ECCC, there are more than 100 Episcopal retreat centers, camps and programs in the Episcopal Church.– Episcopal News Service staffLeaders of both Houses honored at Integrity EucharistPresiding Bishop Michael Curry proudly holds his Louie Crew Clay Award from Integrity. In his remarks he said, “Together we can change the world!” Photo: Sharon Tillman/Episcopal News ServiceThere were two recipients of Integrity’s Louie Crew Clay Award on the evening of July 8: the Rev. Gay Jennings, president of the House of Deputies, and Presiding Bishop Michael Curry. Both were honored at the Integrity Eucharist at the 79th General Convention, Austin, Texas.“The award is offered by Integrity on occasion when we feel there is someone who has earned it,” said Mel Soriano, a member of the organization. E. Bruce Garner, current Integrity president, made the presentations. The Rev. Carlye J. Hughes, bishop-elect of Newark, was the preacher.– Sharon Tillman General Convention 2018 An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI
View Comments Broadway.com has gone to the dogs (and cats!) in honor of Broadway Barks, the 16th annual adoption event that helps pets of all shapes and sizes find homes. The event kicks off on July 12 at 3 PM, but we can’t wait until then to salute our furry friends. So, we want to know, of all the animal characters featured Broadway shows, from the studious Doctor Dillamond in Wicked to the glamorous Grizabella in Cats, which would you like to adopt and bring home with you? Do you want to have “Suppertime” with Snoopy from You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown? Go “Under the Sea” with Sebastian from The Little Mermaid? Browse porn on the internet with Trekkie Monster from Avenue Q? Cast your vote below!
The TAG Workshop for Small and Beginning Farmers March 22 at Fort Valley State University offers timely information that can make a big difference on small farms.TAG, or Team Agriculture Georgia, is a team created by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Agriculture Council in Georgia. Its purpose is to find ways to collaborate in helping small and beginning farmers in Georgia.The March 22 workshop will offer four sessions, each an hour and 15 minutes long. Participants can choose from 10 topics: local marketing, water management, vegetables, fruit and pecan orchards, financing small farms, goats and small livestock, ponds, organic farming, aquaculture and alternative crops.The program will begin with 8 a.m. registration in the C.W. Pettigrew Farm & Community Life Center in Fort Valley, Ga. It will end at 3:45 p.m. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.To learn more about the workshop, or to register, call Levi Glover at (912) 825-6806.