The COVID-postponed General Convention, originally scheduled to convene in July of 2021, met in Baltimore July 8-11, 2022, for a shortened session. To get back on track for the triennial meetings, the next General Convention will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2024. A long, if little-known, relationship exists between Maryland and Kentucky, dating back to the 1790’s.
Take time to watch Bishop Sutton’s sermon and our Trail of Souls documentary. We are a Community of Love and the The Episcopal Church, at its 80th General Convention, recognized our leadership across the Church in doing the work repairing the breach and tearing down the walls that separate us from living as a Community of Love.
A murder on July 7 near the site of General Convention and the urging of two bishops, including one who happened upon the scene as it unfolded, prompted a march of hundreds of people from the Baltimore Convention Center to an open area a few blocks from the scene of the shooting, coordinated by Bishops United Against Gun Violence.