June 10, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] There are many avenues for prayer for the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, for those attending the event as well as those following remotely.
General Convention 2015 will be held June 25 – July 3 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, UT (Diocese of Utah).
The daily Eucharists at General Convention will feature presiders and preachers...
June 8, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Katharine Jefferts Schori has been invited by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Rev. Dr. John Hall, to participate in a panel discussion and preach at London’s historic Westminster Abbey on June 13 and 14.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to join in the ancient worship life of the Abbey and I am grateful to the Dean for his invitation to preach,” Presiding Bishop...
June 5, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, deputy chief operating officer and director of mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, has announced that 19 grants totaling $149,047.80 have been allocated through the Conant Grants for 2015.
Conant Grant funds are provided for the improvement of seminary-based theological education. Specifically, the grants are directed for the support of research, writing and course development...
May 28, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] June 20 is World Refugee Day and the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has prepared resources to observe this important event in dioceses and congregations of all sizes.
“In observance of World Refugee Day, the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society invites Episcopalians to learn more about how The Episcopal Church welcomes and resettles refugees in partnership with our 30 resettlement affiliates in 26 dioceses across the...
May 27, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Central Pennsylvania that Bishop-Elect Audrey Scanlan has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
The Rev. Canon Audrey Scanlan was...