June 26, 2024

The Rt. Rev. Sean W. Rowe Elected Presiding Bishop

by Susan Sherrill Axelrod

On a day full of prayer and celebration, the Rt. Rev. Sean W. Rowe, bishop of Northwest Pennsylvania and bishop provisional of Western New York, was elected to be the 28th Presiding Bishop of The...

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June 25, 2024

A look at General Convention #81 in KY

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June 17, 2024

Election of the Presiding Bishop in 2024

by The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB)

The JNCPB is composed of 20 people. Five bishops were elected by the House of Bishops, and five clergy and five lay people were elected by the House of Deputies (Canon I.2.1.a). Two members between ages 16-21 were appointed by the president of the House of Deputies (Canon I.2.1.a). Three members were jointly appointed by the presiding bishop and House of Deputies president to ensure the cultural and geographic diversity of the church and skillsets needed for effective service on the committee (Canon I.2.1.c). The members serve a three-year term that concludes with the close of 81st General Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

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June 7, 2024

A General Convention Primer from Bishop Brown

In this short video, Bishop Brown shares his thoughts about some of the most important aspects of the 81st General Convention, including the election of a new presiding bis

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May 7, 2024

Legislative Themes for the 81st General Convention (GC81)

by Submitted by John Hennessy

The 81st General Convention of The Episcopal Church (GC81) will take place June 23-28 in Louisville, Kentucky. The Maine deputation is excited to head to Louisville next month to represent our diocese. The group includes: the Rev. Joshua Hill, the Rev. Cn. Lisa Fry, the Rev. Kerry Mansir, the Rev. Lauren Kay, Mark Spahr, Christian Clough, Richard Rozene, and chair John Hennessy. The delegation also includes Catherine Mansir, one of two high school students representing Province 1 (the seven dioceses of New England). If you have any questions about GC81, please reach out to [email protected].

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March 21, 2024

Mainer to serve as member of Official Youth Presence at the 81st General Convention (GC81)

Congratulations to Catherine Mansir of Christ  Church, Gardiner! She is one of eighteen young people from every province in The Episcopal Church will serve as the Official Youth Presence for the 81st General Convention, meeting June...

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