March 6, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 59th Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting in New York City March 9 to March 20 will bring women and men from The Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion.
The 2015 UNCSW theme is a review of progress made in the implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Program for Action, 20 years after its adoption at the Fourth World Conference on Women in 1995. ...
March 5, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] A new global movement – #washday15 – provides a means for participating in a worldwide Lenten discipline through social media postings on Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and Facebook.
Initiated by the Diocese of Oxford in England, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is joining with the Church of England and other provinces throughout the Anglican Communion in #washday15.
The effort was inspired by...
March 3, 2015
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has opened the application process for young Christians around the world to spend “a year in God’s time” at Lambeth Palace in London.
Christians aged 20-35 have the opportunity to spend a year living together as a community inspired by the ancient monastic traditions of St. Benedict, St. Francis and St. Ignatius. They will live according to a shared Rule of Life and follow a pattern of...
[Anglican Church of Southern Africa] The Anglican Church of Southern Africa’s e-reader project has gone live.
The project was launched last year to promote electronic learning and academic dialogues throughout the province.
It is the project’s intention eventually to give theological students across Africa easier access to online lectures and electronic libraries.
With physical libraries being rare, remote and increasingly...
March 2, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion...
February 20, 2015
[Anglican Church of Southern Africa press release] Anglican bishops from some of the regions of the world most challenged by climate change – from Fiji to Argentina, and Namibia to Alaska – are to meet in Cape Town next week to work out strategies for achieving climate justice.
A briefing from the Rev. Rachel Mash, the environmental coordinator for the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, follows with full details:
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[Episcopal News Service] As The Episcopal Church prepares to observe World Mission Sunday on February 15, the following article looks at some of the treasures of its missionary program. The purpose of World Mission Sunday is to focus on the...