#GC78 Resurrection Report: June 25, 2015

First full day of legislative sessions, but who needs legislation when you’ve got resurrection? Let’s get to it.


 

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“A sign of resurrection in a Salt Lake City pedestrian crossing.” Shared on our Facebook page by Beth Marquart.

Overheard: “At the PB&F hearing, a student from Voorhees College (a historically black college affiliated with the Episcopal Church) stood up and spoke about how his life had been changed because of Voorhees. It was one of the most moving pieces of testimony I’ve ever heard.”


 

There is literally nothing that could have delighted me more than seeing a nun in habit working the virtual binder tech desk.
There is literally nothing that could have delighted me more than seeing a nun in habit working the virtual binder tech desk.

Submitted from Grace Burton-Edwards: “The Acts 8 Moment has challenged us to look for signs of Resurrection at General Convention. I saw one today – over lunch in the Exhibit Hall.” Read more here.


 

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And the Rev. Megan Castellan tweeted us to report that one of her young adults leapt up to help direct Eucharist traffic in today’s worship service.

 

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Your random daily fact about Salt Lake City: Just down the road, in Park City, Utah, is the world’s only distillery that has a ski-in/ski-out bar. (No word on whether there are other ski-in/ski-out bars that don’t make their own products.)


 

The House of Deputies sent the Official Youth Presence and all deputies born in the 1990s to deliver the ceremonial report to the House of Bishops today. (Photo by Sierra Wilkinson Reyes)

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And finally, a statue depicting Jesus as a homeless person sleeping on a park bench made its appearance in the Exhibit Hall today. The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society hosted its exhibition, as well as giving away 300 small replicas of the statue. To learn more about the statue’s history, read this NPR article.

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That’s it for this resurrection report. Where have you seen signs of new life at General Convention? Send us an email at GCreporting@acts8moment.org.

 

 

 

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