Advancing to General Convention 2015: Blue Book reports complete

Posted Jun 11, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, General Convention Executive Officer, has announced that all reports for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church have been posted on the General Convention website in a single document.

Reports to the 78th General Convention, commonly referred to as The Blue Book, is available at the General Convention website here. The Blue Book contains reports of the committees, commissions, agencies, and boards of the General Convention. The information is available in English and in Spanish.

The Blue Book is offered online and documents can be downloaded at no fee. Barlowe also announced that the General Convention Office has partnered with Mission Graphics to provide print copies for purchase.  Copies will be available at after June 15.

Among the reports are: the Joint Nominating Committee on the Election of the Presiding Bishop; the Taskforce for Reimagining The Episcopal Church (TREC); the Task Force on the Study of Marriage; the Joint Committee on Nominations; and others.

Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention, June 25 – July 3, will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah (Diocese of Utah).

For questions about The Blue Book, contact Twila Rios, staff assistant for content management and digital publishing in the General Convention Office,

The Episcopal Church’s General Convention is held every three years, and is the bicameral governing body of the Church. It comprises the House of Bishops, with upwards of 200 active and retired bishops, and the House of Deputies, with clergy and lay deputies elected from the 108 dioceses and three regional areas of the Church, at more than 800 members.