At the recent march against gun violence, Carolyn Tuft, spoke to a crowd of Episcopal march participants about the day the gunman shot and forever injured her. Her point was simple, no one wants to bury another child, nobody wants another mass shooting.
What a gift a General Convention is for a group of people who feel cut off from the greater church. For a few days every three years there is a reminder of the connection that the mission of the Episcopal Church shares.
What a future the average parishioners can give the church by showing how they empower, peace make, renovate, and act as change agents for the Gospel.