General Convention


79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church
July 5-13, 2018
Austin, Texas


News from the bishops and the Diocese of West Texas deputation during the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is posted here during the days that General Convention is in session, July 5-13, 2018. General Convention is held every three years and is the bicameral governing body of the Church, comprising the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies (clergy and lay).


Audio Reflections from Our Bishops:

  • Bishop David Reed - July 11, 2018 on Resolution A068 (revising the Book of Common Prayer), the re-admittance of the Diocese of Cuba, and other legislative information
  • Bishop David Reed - July 8, 2018 with information on some of the major resolutions coming forth and the TEConversations taking place
  • Bishop Brooke-Davidson - July 6, 2018 on some of the committee work taking place in the early days of General Convention
  • Bishop David Reed - July 5, 2018 on Presiding Bishop Curry's invitation to the Way of Love


Audio Reflections from Our Deputies:


Diocesan News:


From the Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs:


From the Episcopal News Service: Full coverage here. ENS photo gallery here.


The Episcopal Church Media Hub

The Media Hub of The Episcopal Church is located here:

On the Media Hub you will find:


Triennial Today: News from the Women's Triennial Meeting


Legislative Resources

On the official General Convention website, you can follow the progress of legislative resolutions here.

Also includes:

  • Daily agendas of the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies
  • Calendars of each day
  • Journals between the two houses