House of Bishops Daily Account for the weekend of September 20-21

Posted Sep 21, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church is meeting in the Diocese of Taiwan from September 17 to September 23.  The following is an account of the activities for Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21.

The theme for the fall meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Expanding the Apostolic Imagination.

On Saturday, the bishops and spouses enjoyed the hospitality of the Diocese of Taiwan by visiting various religious, secular, historical, government, scientific and other key locations throughout the island.

On Sunday, the bishops and spouses attended local churches to worship and learn of the church’s mission and ministry.

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached at St. John’s Cathedral, Taipei.

Bishop Diane Jardine Bruce of Diocese of Los Angeles preached at Advent Church, Tam Sui.

Bishop Richard Chang, retired, preached at Church of the Good Shepherd, Taipei

Following the morning’s worship services, the bishops and spouses met in a joint session to share their insights and inquiries about their conference experiences thus far, led by Marla Hanley of the Diocese of Oregon.

The day’s business concluded with the customary Fireside Chat of the bishops.

Media Briefers for Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21

Bishop Eugene Sutton of Maryland

Bishop James Waggoner of Spokane



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