Convention dispatch from Andy Cobb, deputy

At this convention, I serve on the legislative committee on Social Justice and U.S. Policy. This morning (July 9) I started off at 7:30 with yet another hearing and committee meeting on the topics of immigration and sanctuary churches, which are getting a good deal of... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Canon Davis finds convention discourse vigorous, respectful

From General Convention Day 6 July 10, 2018   Dear sisters and brothers: This is my seventh General Convention and I am honored to once again serve occasionally as a deputy. Gary Meade is taking a much-deserved afternoon off from the floor of convention, and I am attempting to channel Gary’s wisdom and good judgment.   In 2009, I attended my last General Convention as a deputy from the Diocese of Mississippi, which had been my... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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Being a disciple is being in place to serve

     A big surprise in our Gospel reading today: Jesus was not accepted in his hometown of Nazareth. Not even his own family acknowledged him as a prophet and healer in the very place where he most deserved it. You’d think they would all be bursting with pride at his accomplishments, and welcome him home with open arms and loving hearts. After all, he had just come from performing several miracles in surrounding cities: He had cast out the unclean spirits from the... Read More
Posted by Jane Roberts at Tuesday, July 10, 2018
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