At its June 10-13, 2019 meeting, the Executive Council of General Convention passed the following resolutions pertaining to the issue of vaccination. The role of the Executive Council is to "oversee the execution of the program and policies adopted by the General Convention" and thus reflects the formal position of The Episcopal Church on this topic. Read More »
The 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church took place July 5-13, 2018 in Austin, Texas. Significant statements and decisions related to The Episcopal Church emerged from this gathering, including trial marriage rites for same-sex couples, transgender access, Safe Church training, statements on racial reconciliation, and study of lay family leave benefits. NAES has compiled a list of resolutions adopted by GC79 that may be of interest to Episcopal schools, along with a brief overview of the role General Convention plays in the Church.
Communiqué from the Rev. Daniel R. Heischman, executive director of NAES, outlining the establishment of, charge to, and composition of the NAES Governing Board task force regading resolutions of the 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church affecting Episcopal schools.