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.

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...

Opening Remarks from PB and House of Deputies at TEC Executive Council Meeting

The Episcopal Church Executive Council is meeting this week, beginning yesterday. Below are the opening remarks from the Presiding Bishop, as well as those from the President of the House of Deputies for this meeting scheduled to last through March 21st.

Update from the Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop

An update was released today from JNCPB. They will meet March 19-22 and will announce the candidates for Presiding Bishop on May 1. Read more...

President of House of Deputies Signs Amicus Brief for Marriage Equality

In the news. Though not related to Church Canons, keeping you informed on articles in the news that relate to issues at the upcoming 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. Read article 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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