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  • Bringing General Convention Back Home

    by Joyce Patterson, Member, St. John's, Roseville; Lay Deputy, 78th General Convention The long legislative days of June 25th to July 3rd are now history, and the thousands of participants- bishops, deputies, convention staff, volunteers and vendors- are home. We elected a new Presiding Bishop, the Rt.

  • General Convention: A Unique Glimpse

    by Anne Clarke, Lifelong Christian Formation Coordinator; Lay Deputy Alternate, 78th General Convention While I figured it would be an interesting and unique glimpse into part of the life of the Church, I was not sure what to expect from my time at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City. Most of what I had absorbed about past conventions was from major news stories, and perhaps a blog post that was cynically arguing a point or even proclaiming that the whole thing was a waste of time...

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