July 20, 2015
New irrigation system empowers Congolese farmers to reduce hunger
July 20, 2015...
July 8, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel A. McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, has announced that 78 educational scholarships, totaling $216,903.44 have been awarded to students in Episcopal Church dioceses as well as Provinces of the Anglican Communion for the 2015-2016 academic year.
McDonald, who serves as the convener of the Scholarship Committee, said that 133...
June 25, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Follow Jesus into the neighborhoods,” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her sermon at the opening Eucharist to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 25. “Travel light.”
Watch the Eucharist on the Media Hub here....
June 17, 2015
June 3, 2015
- The Church of the Brethren’s Global Food Crisis Fund (GFCF) has allocated a number of grants totaling more than $90,000. The allocations support Proyecto Aldea Global in Honduras, THARS in Burundi, a community garden related to Mountain View Church of the Brethren in Idaho, two community garden projects in Spain, and agricultural training in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
June 1, 2015
Trinity 31 May 2015
Grace Church, Newark NJ
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
I met a couple of remarkable young people last week. Both are survivors of some of the worst that the world can throw at a person. One was kidnapped from school as a child and forced into what is effectively a giant gang war. He was held and trained as a soldier to murder the enemy, and he spent years in the...
May 28, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Province of the Anglican Church of Burundi is preparing to assist people displaced by violence and insecurity due to the ongoing political crisis in the country.
Unrest began last month with President Nkurunziza’s announcement that he intended to run for a third term of office, a re-election bid which his opponents say violates the constitution. At least 20 civilians have since died in clashes with police...