November 15, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following are the opening remarks of President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings at the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church, currently meeting through November 18 in at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
President of the House of Deputies
November 15, 2015
This is a day I’ve been...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following is the sermon of Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry presented at the opening Eucharist of the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church, currently meeting through November 18 at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
Sunday, November 15, 2015
Sermon at opening Eucharist
The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry
Presiding Bishop and Primate
November 10, 2015
“O Trinity of love and power!
Our brethren shield in danger’s hour;
From rock and tempest, fire and foe,
Protect them wheresoe’er they go;
Thus evermore shall rise to Thee
Glad hymns of praise from land and sea”
– “Eternal Father Strong to Save”...
November 6, 2015
From the earliest days of America’s history, those of us who represent the country’s faith communities have had an uneasy relationship with our armed forces. All too often the political and social mission that has become such an important part of our faith communities has placed us at odds with the armed forces.
Going back to what was our first great war, the American Revolution, some Christians in the early days of the emerging federation of territories, that ultimately would become...
November 5, 2015
[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Representatives Dave Reichert (WA-8), Barbara Lee (CA-9), Michael McCaul (TX-10) and Betty McCollum (MN-4) have introduced the Reach Every Mother and Child Act of 2015 (H.R.3701), a piece of legislation that will help to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths. This bi-partisan bill would improve upon current child and maternal health programs, ensuring the U.S. does its part to help countries to end preventable child and maternal...
November 3, 2015
October 31, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Relief & Development supporters have the opportunity to double their impact and unlock $750,000 in matching funds to help the organization reach its 75th Anniversary fundraising goal and expand its programs worldwide.
With matching funds generously provided by a group of dedicated Episcopal Relief & Development donors, any contribution made during the...
October 27, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps.
Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for theDomestic and Foreign Missionary Society, announced that applications...
October 22, 2015
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] If you’re seeking true wilderness, there are few places that rival the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Bordering the Canadian territories and the Beaufort Sea, the Refuge encompasses over 19 million acres of Alaska’s Northern Slope and is home to a biologically diverse community of animal, bird, and plant species. This expansive, fertile ecosystem welcomes birds from each of the lower 48 U.S. states to hunt...
October 19, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following provides details and information for the two events of the Installation of the next Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church,Bishop Michael Bruce Curry.
The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected and confirmed to be the next Presiding Bishop and...