November 20, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the 2016 United Thank Offering grants: 10 grants of $2500 for young adults (ages 21-30); and 10 grants of $2500 to seminarians (no age limit).
“The United Thank Offering Board is broadening the scope of granting to reach out to groups of people who are working on innovative ministries who might not have a clear pathway in the grant process,” noted Sandra K. Squires, Ed.D., United...
[Episcopal News Service] The longstanding partnership between The Episcopal Church and the (Lutheran) Church of Sweden was formally celebrated during a Eucharist service at Uppsala Cathedral on Nov. 18 at the close of the church’s General Synod.
Former Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined the celebration, during which Church of Sweden Archbishop Antje Jackelén offered a prayer...
November 19, 2015
[Oficina de Asuntos Públicos] El Obispo Presidente y Primado de la Iglesia Episcopal, Michael B. Curry, aborda la crisis actual de los refugiados de sirios:
“¡No tengáis miedo!”
A menudo en los evangelios, el miedo paraliza al pueblo de Dios, y una y otra vez, ya sean los ángeles, o nuestro Señor mismo, responde con las mismas palabras de consuelo: “¡No tengáis miedo!”
En momentos como este el miedo es real. Y comparto ese...
November 18, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Nov. 15-18 meeting here,
The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
* Gratefully acknowledge the work, diligence, reliability and broad knowledge of the General Convention exhibited by General Convention Office staff member Cheryl...