Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 2:06pm
From: Episcopal News Service
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia, has historically been known as the Cathedral of the Confederacy. Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Photo: Courtesy of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. [Episcopal News Service – Richmond, Virginia] Looking around...
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:16pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches deputy General Secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that churches and organizations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children. As part of a World Vision campaign called...
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:08pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Overseas Aid has been selected to be one of the aid agencies involved in the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government with the aim of responding rapidly to global crises. The partnership has a particular focus on Pacific...
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:01pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Diocese of Vermont] When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that this is no ordinary building.” Built in 1823, the historic structure lacks electricity, heat and plumbing, which certainly...
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 11:46am
From: Episcopal News Service
Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno spent nearly seven hours March 29 and 30 talking to the Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary action against him. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church ecclesiastical disciplinary panel...
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 8:10am
From: Anglican Communion News
Anglican Overseas Aid has been selected to be one of the aid agencies involved in the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government, with the aim of responding rapidly to global crises. The partnership has a particular focus on Pacific preparedness and resilience work.  
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 8:10am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Board of Mission and Anglican Overseas Aid have been selected to join the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government, with the aim of responding rapidly to global crises. The partnership has a particular focus on Pacific preparedness and resilience work.
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 6:37am
From: Anglican Communion News
A Church of England Bishop has spoken of the power of church buildings, after research indicated that visits to them have directly contributed to young people turning to faith.
Published: Mon, 06/19/2017 - 5:31am
From: Anglican Communion News
The World Council of Churches (WCC) deputy General Secretary Prof. Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that Churches and organisations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.
Published: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:00pm
From: Anglican Communion News
The World Council of Churches led a pilgrimage to the Holy Land for eight young Christians from all over the world, earlier this month. 
Published: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 9:37am
From: Anglican Communion News
A clergyman who worked in New Zealand as a doctor in the 1990s is returning there as the new Bishop of Dunedin. Revd Dr Steven Benford, currently serving in the Diocese of London, was a doctor for twenty nine years.
Published: Fri, 06/16/2017 - 8:06am
From: Anglican Communion News
The diocese of Guyana has its first ever female Deacon. Rita Hunter was ordained last Saturday at Christ Church in Georgetown by the Bishop of Guyana, the Right Revd. Charles A. Davidson.
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 3:48pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Nominations are being accepted for candidates for the position of bishop coadjutor for the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti. The Diocese of Haiti Profile is available in English here and in French here. The open nomination process for the Bishop Coadjutor of...
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:10pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Trinity School for Ministry] Trinity School for Ministry is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. David Ney as its new assistant professor of church history. The Board of Trustees of Trinity School for Ministry ratified the call to the Rev. David Ney after a unanimous vote of the...
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:00pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] In the hours since a massive blaze ripped through a tower block in west London early on June 14, nearby St. Clement’s Church has been rapidly turned into an emergency relief center. It sheltered more than 100 residents as the blaze raged and has subsequently...
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 11:55am
From: Episcopal News Service
  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “In the name of Mary, Joseph and the Lord Jesus, aid all refugees today, for most of the refugees like the Holy Family themselves, are families, and most are children,” commented Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry...
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:42am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] An Alabama judge has ordered the corporation of the Episcopal Church, called the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS), and former Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls to engage in state-mandated mediation. Mobile County 13th Judicial District Judge Ben...
Published: Thu, 06/15/2017 - 10:25am
From: Anglican Communion News
In the hours since a massive blaze ripped through a tower block in west London early on Wednesday, nearby St Clement's Church has been rapidly turned into an emergency relief centre.
Published: Wed, 06/14/2017 - 3:23pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Sandra T. Montes, right, a consultant with the Episcopal Church Foundation, takes a selfie with the Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation, center, and Denise Treviño-Gomez, missioner for intercultural development in the Diocese of Texas,...
Published: Wed, 06/14/2017 - 2:21pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 35 people from around the world have been recognized with awards for outstanding service to the church in a ceremony at Lambeth Palace. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby presented the awards saying he wanted the lives and actions of those receiving...