This is the last report in the “Task Forces of General Convention” section of the Blue Book. Fear not, church geeks, we have plenty more to go. But today, as we finish up this section, let us celebrate. I’ve saved what might be the best task force report for last.
One of the most contested topics among Episcopal church wonks is whether we should pay the President of the House of Deputies. Today we look at the task force report of those who delved into this question. And your intrepid blogger offers an opinion.
The task force proposes a resolution which “welcomes with joy the request of the sisters and brothers of the Episcopal Church in Cuba to reunite with the Episcopal Church.” My hope is that this resolution is passed and that our churches reunite for the glory of God and so that we may together proclaim the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
We have an expensive and complicated process to elect and install our Presiding Bishop. This task force has recommended ways to streamline, clarify, and improve our process.
The Task Force for Leveraging Social Media for Evangelism was meant to create a curriculum. They didn’t get that done, but they’ve offered a worthwhile theology paper and a solid report. Read on…