Category: General Convention


Blue’s Clues: Politics and commendations

Here we consider a boatload of resolutions on politics and public policy. These are all submitted by bishops, dioceses, and deputies. At the end, I look at a few resolutions that commend worthy organizations.

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Blue’s Clues: Church sundries

This post covers resolutions dealing with various and sundry matters connected to the Episcopal Church — policies, canons, programs, and so on. This also marks the first post to go beyond the Blue Book to look at stuff from bishops, dioceses, deputies, and others.

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Blue’s Clues: Bishops’ Committees

The House of Bishops has two committees which have submitted reports, theology and pastoral development. In the latter report, there are proposals for a new canon to remove impaired bishops. It’s a good start but needs work.


Blue’s Clues: Miscellaneous Boards

The Episcopal Church has various agencies and boards, and most of them have written Blue Book reports. Here you go. There’s only one resolution to look at. Mostly, this is a chance to learn more about their good work.

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Blue’s Clues: Study of Marriage

Since 1976, our church has been moving toward recognizing the “full and equal claim” of LGBTQ persons in the life of the church. Here we have an opportunity to march onward. The task force has given us lots to think about, and plenty to do.