Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:52pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Today, the 21st of August, we pray, fast, and act to protect funding for domestic and international programs that address the health effects of environmental degradation impacting the poorest among us. PRAY for our nation’s elected leaders and for all who...
Published: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 12:47pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Spain Don Carlos Lopez-Lozano has expressed thanks for the support received from throughout the Anglican Communion in the wake of the deadly attack in Barcelona’s main tourist area on Aug. 17. Priests from the Spanish Episcopal...
Published: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 11:15am
From: Anglican Communion News
Essential Christian, a charity that resources and inspires Christians and local churches through events, holidays, books, music and professional services, has announced a new partnership with Mercy Ships. Staffed almost entirely by volunteers, Mercy Ships’ state-of-the-art “floating hospital”...
Published: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:25am
From: Anglican Communion News
As Sierra Leone coped with the aftermath of a devastating mudslide while facing the threat of another slide, the World Council of Churches General Secretary, the Revd Dr Olav Fykse Tveit , offered condolences and prayers.
Published: Mon, 08/21/2017 - 10:07am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Spain, Don Carlos Lopez-Lozano, has expressed thanks for the support received from throughout the Anglican Communion in the wake of the deadly attack in Barcelona’s main tourist area on Thursday. 
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 4:15pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Claire Hitchins tends the food garden that supplements the diet of those living at the Charis Intentional Community, a mission of Grace Church, Red Hill, southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: Eze Amos/For the Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service] In the 95-degree heat, a young,...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 1:27pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of New York] A statement on sanctuary by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, and on the Aug. 17 widely-publicized announcement that Holyrood Parish in Manhattan had provided sanctuary to an undocumented immigrant. August 18, 2017...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:04pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] Has solar eclipse fever struck your Episcopal congregation? We want to hear about it. A rare total solar eclipse will pass across the continental United States on Aug. 21, potentially offering an awe-inspiring display along its narrow path, from Oregon to South Carolina and...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 10:05am
From: Episcopal News Service
From left, the Rev. Kevin Stewart, the Rev. Mindy Valentine Davis and Frankie A. Aliota staff the prayer booth at the Washington County Fair south of West Bend, Wisconsin. Photo: Diocese of Milwaukee [Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee] The theme of the Diocese of Milwaukee’s Leadership Days in the...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:50am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Epicopal Diocese of West Missouri] Aug. 17, 2017 I was on the road when it happened, away from my home and my office, booked solid from dawn ‘til dusk for 10 straight days. I was swamped. Then the news broke from Charlottesville. Confrontation and violence on the streets of a normally beautiful...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:35am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Alabama] August 17, 2017 Hello, friends I hope you all know I’m not one to burden you with my opinions every time there’s a story in the news; I hope you know I really don’t want to use my position to talk about politics. But at some point I think I’m...
Published: Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:31am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut] Aug. 14, 2017 Dear Companions in Christ, We write to you on this day following the events in Charlottesville, Virginia. Once again a community in our nation has been torn apart by senseless violence resulting in bloodshed and death. We celebrate and uphold our...
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island] The following statement was issued Aug. 17 from the Rt. Rev. W. Nicholas Knisely, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Rhode Island, and the Rev. Dr. Tom Wiles, executive minister, American Baptist Churches of Rhode Island:As leaders of majority-white churches in...
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:05pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In his message for those gathering to worship this Sunday, occasioned by recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the readings of Scripture Episcopalians will hear this weekend, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry asks, “Where do we...
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 3:15pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The “doctrine of discovery” – the idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernized – has been criticized by the national indigenous bishop of Canada. Bishop Mark MacDonald made his comments during a visit to Australia, where he attended a number of...
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 2:43pm
From: Anglican Communion News
For the first time in its 70-year history, the Ming Hua Theological College has been approved to offer Bachelors and Masters degree courses.
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 2:17pm
From: Anglican Communion News
A round-table discussion on disability has brought together participants from eight faiths to explore how communities can promote inclusion.
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia] Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Aug. 13, 20017 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, I am writing to you from South Carolina where I have been taking time off at the beach with my family.  Late yesterday afternoon I learned shocking news of the...
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 12:44pm
From: Anglican Communion News
The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church is inviting Christians to join a global Bible study of Luke and Acts around Easter 2018.
Published: Thu, 08/17/2017 - 11:46am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episocpal Diocese of Southwestern Virginia] On behalf of the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia, and in solidarity with the church and its bishops in the Diocese of Virginia, I strongly condemn the violence and hate currently taking place in Charlottesville. There is no place, whatsoever, for white...