September 17, 2014
Sept 17, 2014
House of Bishops, Taipei
Expanding the Apostolic Imagination
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
We thank you that by water and the Holy Spirit you have bestowed upon these your servants the forgiveness of sin, and have raised them to the new life of grace. Sustain them, O Lord, in your...
[Seamen’s Church Institute press release] Think Somali piracy is a thing of the past? That “past” haunts thousands of seafarers today; but the reports from individual seafarers mostly go unnoticed, as some shipowners leave seafarers high and dry after release—ignored and uncompensated. Their stories tell of trying times in the wake of survival.
The Seamen’s Church Institute’s (SCI) Douglas B. Stevenson, Director of SCI’s Center for...
September 16, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) seeks comment on a new approach to commemorations: A Great Cloud of Witnesses.
After reviewing responses to Holy Women, Holy Men, SCLM is proposing that a calendar and liturgical material for optional commemorations be included in a volume entitled A Great Cloud of Witnesses. The full proposal is on the commission’s blog...
September 15, 2014
Church Divinity School of the Pacific has been awarded a grant of $500,000 by the Patricia D. & William B. Smullin Foundation, a family foundation based in Berkeley, California. The funds will support CDSP’s upgrading of information technology, human resources, accounting, student services, financial aid and registration systems.
“This extraordinarily generous grant makes it possible for CDSP to develop and implement systems that will make our life together more efficient,...
September 12, 2014
September 10, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Victoria Manley and Karen A. Wibrew have been named Episcopal Church Major Gifts Officers. The Major Gifts Officers, members of the Episcopal Church Development Office, are responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospective major donors.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the 2015 Roanridge Trust Award Grants, awarded annually for creative models for leadership development, training and ministries in small towns and rural communities across the Episcopal Church.
Dioceses, congregations and Episcopal related organizations and institutions are invited to apply for the grants which generally range from...