The New Northeast

tracking the Spirit in the Episcopal Diocese of Maine

Thursday, July 5, 2018

From General Convention – July 5

Good morning from a hazy Austin. Today marks the first official day of General Convention. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will preach at this opening worship at 9:30 a.m. It’s live-streamed and will be available for on-demand viewing at the Media Hub. (Click on the worship tab for a selection of videos) Today lots of committee hearings on…

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Deputy of the Day – the Rev. Maria Hoecker

Greetings from the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church! As I’m typing out a few thoughts to share with all y’all, the fireworks are popping just over the skyline of downtown Austin. From my big picture window I can see the tops of the neon-colored flashes of light and hear the big bangs. Happily,…

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