Follow the news from General Convention

The 77th General Convention of the Episcopal Church
July 5 – 12 – Indianapolis, Indiana

Maine UTO Coordinator Sherri Dietrich after making the diocesan offering at the UTO Ingathering Eucharist on Sunday.

Maine Bishop Steve Lane and your clergy and lay deputies are busy with all things General Convention.

This is Day 5:

There are lots and lots of ways to follow along. We invite you to join us!

Bishop Steve’s daily videos

Follow Bishop Steve’s daily videos on his blog at www.roundmaine.org.  They will be posted late each evening.

Here’s his post from yesterday.

Deputy of the Day

Your deputation will take turns writing about their impressions of General Convention each day.

Deputies are also posting photos and more.  You can follow them on the deputation blog, “Mainers in Indianapolis” at www.gc2012.net.

The Daily Lap: General Convention Three Minutes at a Time

The video blog – www.indy300.net – will feature  “The Daily Lap” news summary hosted by Canon Heidi Shott.  It will feature interviews with lots of interesting people engaged in ministry across the Church.

Twitter and Facebook

If you want super-up-to-date news, follow us on Twitter @episcopalmaine or use the hashtag #gc77 for a veritable firehose of General Convention detail and news. Liking the Episcopal Diocese of Maine page on Facebook is also a great way to keep up.

The business sessions of the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops as well as the daily Eucharist will be available to watch live on the Episcopal Church’s Media Hub. Links to stories from Episcopal News Service are also available on the Media Hub. Click here to watch or for future dates/times of the broadcasts.

Track the passage of resolutions at General Convention  on the Legislation Tracker at www.generalconvention.org

For a Church Convention

Almighty and everlasting Father, you have given the Holy Spirit to abide with us for ever: Bless, we pray, with his grace and presence, the bishops and other clergy and the laity here assembled in your Name, that your Church, being preserved in true faith and godly discipline, may fulfill all the mind of him who loved it and gave himself for it, your Son Jesus Christ our Savior; who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

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