Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina

78th General Convention

On this page you will find informative updates and reports pertinent to General Convention this summer in Salt Lake City. Please visit often. Links will also be sent out in diocesan e-publications.

EDUSC has a General Convention Blog! Please follow our blog HERE and subscribe by email for stories leading into Convention, as well as daily updates during #GC78.

Please visit the General Convention website for all reports, Blue Book and more.

Visit the Media Hub for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church:
Tune in here for live-streaming from Salt Lake City of legislative sessions from both houses, daily worship, press round-ups, and on-demand features. Plus you'll find links to coverage from Episcopal News Service and a complete calendar of events.

Follow Your Bishop and Deputation Through General Convention

Please follow our General Convention #GC78 Blog by subscribing by email here. You will receive daily updates on what's happening with your deputation and bishop, legislation, the 27th Presiding Bishop election and more. Please keep the Church, General Convention and all involved in your prayers.- June 25th - July 3rd.

Special prayers will be held during General Convention at your cathedral in Columbia at 8:00 am and 5:30 pm each week day (4:30 pm the Friday of #GC78). All services held in Seibels chapel.

From the News in Utah #GC78

In the news in Utah - our General Convention. Read more here...

Registration for Young Adult and Campus Ministry Festival at General Convention is Now Open

This year will be different from years past. The Young Adult festival will run the length of convention, but will be in two distinct segments: Why Serve? and Kindling. See more here.

They are Announced! The Nominees for the Next Presiding Bishop

They are announced! ‪#‎GC78‬ nominees for the next Presiding Bishop! Nominating Committee for the Election of the 27th Presiding Bishop You can view the nominee booklet here to learn more about each one one here.

The 78th General Convention Cartoon Booklet Is Available

Please feel free to use this booklet with children and adults in your parishes to educate communciants about General Convention. Enjoy!

78th General Convention Cartoon Booklet

The Rev. Scott Gunn Looks to Blog His Way Through the Blue Book Prior to General Convention

A resource for keeping up with issues heading into General Convention. Check out the article about Scott Gunn on Episcopal Cafe and perhaps subscribe to the blog.

Liturgy and Music Commission Report in Blue Book

Engage with materials leading into General Convention through #EpiscopalCafe. View the story and report from Liturgy and Music here.

New Research Report Addresses Church's Response to Racism

See the story from #EpiscopalCafe, as well as the report, here.

Executive Council Wraps Up 2013 -2015 Triennial Work

From the Episcopal News Service - Exeuctive Council Wraps Up Triennial Work: Governance, Social Justice Issues Occupy Last Meeting. Read more...

Bishop Waldo Interviewed by Bishop Curry on Please Note

If you're wondering what The Episcopal Church's Task Force on the Study of Marriage discussed in advance of General Convention, Bishop Curry interviewed Bishop Andrew Waldo of the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina about the task force's work.The task force's report is available at http://bit.ly/1zk4fsP. ‪#GC78‬  See the video here.

  • Bishop Waldo Calls to Order
  • Bishop Greg Rickel on Stewardship
  • Leadership Day
  • Dean Timothy Jones of Trinity Cathedral
  • The Rev. Dr. James Farwell
  • Ms. Terri Mathes
  • Closing Plenary Before Evensong
  • Bill Hunter of the Advent Shoppe
  • Christ Church Before Evensong
  • Gravatt Booth
  • Thompson Booth
  • Canterbury Booth
  • Sewanee Booth
  • Business Day
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