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2020 Saturday Daily Report

There was a lot of energy going into the main legislative session today of Convention. Bishop Douglas began our day in prayer. Our very first annual convention conducted over Zoom required some adjusting, as we learned to navigate the voting platform and various features of Zoom. We ran a test vote to establish a quorum […]

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2020 Friday Daily Report

The third day of Convention marked our final, and largest, World Café session. Members of ECCT from all over our state came together to have meaningful conversations around the big question of the day: How can parishes educate themselves about the reality of systemic racism, white supremacy and anti-Black bias, and feel compelled to take […]

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2020 Thursday Daily Report

The second day of Convention began with a slightly smaller (only 250!) but no less enthusiastic group of participants. Bishop Ian helped orient us in today’s work by reviewing the Tools for Mutuality, ensuring that our session and future conversations are an inclusive and safe place to discuss these big questions. After explaining the new, […]

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2020 Wednesday Daily Report

Convention blew out of the gate for its first day as we gathered in the evening for a World Café session around the big question of income inequality. For a number of reasons, we were expecting this first session to have a turnout of around 100 people and were caught a bit off guard when […]