February 14, 2017
It is with deep love, respect and heartfelt thanksgiving that we mark the 13th Anniversary of the Episcopal Consecration of His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, who was consecrated at Saint Tikhon of Zadonsk Monastery Church, South Canaan, PA on February 14, 2004.
On behalf of the Holy Synod of Bishops and the clergy, monastics and faithful of the Orthodox Church in America, we assure Metropolitan Tikhon of our...
February 13, 2017
February 12, 2017
February 11, 2017
- The following is an excerpt of the late Mary Blocher Smeltzer’s story about how she and her husband, Ralph Smeltzer, aided Japanese-American families who were interned by the US government during World War II. The Smeltzers began teaching at the Manzanar internment camp and then worked to relocate Japanese-American families to Chicago and New York with help from the Church of the Brethren and Bethany Seminary. This story was included in the chapter titled “Japanese-American Resettlement Work”...
February 9, 2017
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...
As a three-judge appellate court panel was listening to arguments on the constitutionality of the administration's immigration restrictions, a Syrian family, bound for Chicago's O'Hare Airport and a UCC welcome, was in the final hours of a journey from Turkey to resettlement in Illinois.
February 7, 2017
Competencias para el Ministerio Episcopal Latino, es un curso intensivo de nueve días diseñado para personal diocesano, clérigos, líderes laicos y seminaristas interesados en desarrollar competencia cultural y cómo organizar el ministerio para las poblaciones latinas /hispanas de los Estados Unidos.
Ofrecido por la Oficina de los Ministerios Latinos / Hispanos de la Iglesia Episcopal, y en asociación por el Seminario del...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Registration is now open for the Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency, an innovative nine-day intensive course designed for diocesan staff, clergy, lay leaders, and seminarians to learn cultural competency and ministry to the country’s Latino/Hispanic population.
Offered by the Episcopal Church Office of Latino/Hispanic Ministries in partnership with Seminary of the Southwest, the course will be offered June 18 –...