79th general convention of the episcopal church

July 5-13

Austin, Texas


General Convention.org (www.generalconvention.org)

The official website of the 79th General Convention - includes orientation videos, the Blue Book (which houses resolutions and reports), the General Convention schedule, and other useful documents. 

Overview of the Two Houses of General Convention, Legislative Committees and Processes, Rules of Order

Explanatory video with Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President Gay Jennings

GC 2018 Media Hub (https://www.episcopalchurch.org/general-convention-2018-media-hub)

Live streaming and on-demand features from the 2018 General Convention

House of Deputies General Convention Resources

List of GC 2018 resources provided to the House of Deputies. 

The 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church

A downloadable .pdf booklet from the Diocese of Texas that spells out the basics of General Convention; suitable for all ages. 

direct from the diocese

Media coverage of General Convention from DioNWPA deputation and volunteers.

  • Church Nerd: What the Heck Does General Convention Look Like Anyways? Edition

    How to adequately describe The Episcopal Church's General Convention.... READ MORE

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  • Ask the bishop

    Bishop Sean discusses the hot button issues of General Convention, as well as the buzz generated by the Presiding Bishop's sermon at the royal wedding. WATCH VIDEO

meet the deputies

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Learn more about each of the eight deputies representing our diocese at the 79th General Convention by clicking on the photos below.

  • Anne Bardol

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  • craig dressler

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  • the rev. stacey fussell

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  • The Rev. Mary Norton

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  • kaycee reib

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  • jim steadman

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  • the rev. adam trambley

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  • the rev. elizabeth yale

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