June 19, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “Remember in prayer all who flee persecution and suffering in search of security and peace, remember the baptismal promise to strive for justice and peace, and reaffirm our commitment to welcoming the stranger as Christ himself,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori states in her 2014 World Refugee Day message.
World Refugee Day is June 20, and in her message, the Presiding Bishop also...
June 16, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] You can participate in an important effort to raise awareness of the refugee resettlement work done by The Episcopal Church through “Share the Journey” from Episcopal Migration Ministries.
The “Share the Journey” campaign will highlight the stories of refugees and their resettlement in the United States through traditional and social media.
“Launching on June 16, ‘Share The Journey’ is a year-long effort...
June 11, 2014
- In this issue: A correction, personnel notes, summer issue of Guide, BVS Coast to Coast to reach Chicago area, BVS connections dinner at Manassas, concerns shared from the DRC Congo, a weekend in memory of Elder John Kline, and much more.
May 19, 2014
[Lambeth Palace press release] The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Cardinal Vincent Nichols met with delegates from the Peace in the Great Lakes campaign at Lambeth Palace last Thursday.
The campaign brings together Roman Catholic and Anglican leaders from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Burundi and Rwanda to encourage a grass-roots movement for peace in the Great Lakes region, which for decades has been affected by political instability and armed...