The General Convention of
The Episcopal Church

The General Convention is the governing body of The Episcopal Church. Every three years it meets as a bicameral legislature that includes the House of Deputies and the House of Bishops, composed of deputies and bishops from each diocese. The General Convention also includes Interim Bodies which meet between the triennial sessions to accomplish ongoing work and tasks set in the triennial sessions. The last session of the General Convention was in Austin Texas in July of 2018. The next session of the General Convention will meet in Baltimore in 2021.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The website pages from the 79th General Convention, which took place in Austin in 2018, are currently still available at:

https://generalconvention.org/gc79

 

The virtual binder is also still available. Click on the below icon to access the virtual binder online.

News and Announcements

 

 A Summary of Actions of the 79th General Convention is now available

A Summary of Actions of the 79th General Convention

The Summary of Actions presents the results of resolutions, the membership of the Executive Council, and other elections and appointments at the 79th General Convention held July 5th – 13th, 2018 in Austin, Texas.  This document is in fulfillment of the requirement under Joint Rule of Order V.15 of the General Convention of The Episcopal Church.  Please note that the final and certified form of the legislation will be presented in the Journal, which will be available in 2019.

The text of resolutions can be found in the resolutions section of the virtual binder at:

vbinder.net

 

Resumen de actos de la 79a Convención General

El Resumen de las acciones de la 79.a Convención General presenta los resultados de las resoluciones y la membresía del Consejo Ejecutivo como también otras elecciones y nombramientos hechos durante la 79.a Convención General, que se llevó a cabo el 5-13 de julio de 2018 en Austin, Texas. Este documento está en cumplimiento con el requisito del Reglamento de Orden Conjunto V.15 de la Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal. Sírvase advertir que la forma final y certificada de la legislación se presentará en el Diario, el cual estará disponible en 2019.

El texto de las resoluciones puede encontrarse en la sección de resoluciones de la carpeta virtual en:

vbinder.net

 

 
 
 

Virtual Binder Feedback Survey  /  La encuesta de evaluación de la carpeta virtual

The Virtual Binder Feedback Survey is now available at the below link.

English:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/vbinder-GC2018

La encuesta de evaluación de la carpeta virtual ya esta disponible en el siguiente enlace.

Español: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/carpetavirtual-2018

 
 
 

Title IV website

The new website "Understanding Title IV"  is now available at the following link.

Understanding Title IV

 
 
 

Report of the House of Deputies Special Committee on Sexual Harassment and Exploitation

The  report of the House of Deputies Special Committee on Sexual Harassment and Exploitation--June 2018 is now available on our blue book page in the additional reports section, or at the below link. Please note that not all resolutions in the report have their assigned resolution numbers, as at the time the report was received not all resolutions had been submitted for processing.

House of Deputies Special Committee on Sexual Harassment and Exploitation--June 2018

 
 
 

Report of the Commission on Impairment and Leadership

This report is now available in English and Spanish on the Publications Page of this website, or use the below direct links.   

Ahora está disponible este informe en inglés y español en la página de publicaciones de este sitio web, o utilice los enlaces directos a continuación.

Report of the Commission on Impairment and Leadership

Informe de la Comisión sobre Discapacidad y Liderazgo

 
 
 

Model Policies

Model Policies for the Protection of Children and Youth, and of Vulnerable Adults, provided by the Task Force to Update Sexual Misconduct Policies, are now available on the Publications page of this website.  Or use the direct links to these .pdf documents below:

Model Policy for the Protection of Children and Youth

Model Policy for the Protection of Vulnerable Adults

Model Policies for Safe Ministries FAQ