April 23, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is pleased to announce that the United Thank Offering has experienced a record year of generosity, marking a 2.14% increase for 2014-2015 over the previous year.
The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole Church. Known worldwide as UTO, the United Thank Offering...
April 20, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Suffolk, Virginia.
St. Mark’s, Suffolk, VA
April 19, 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori...
April 15, 2015
[Vatican Radio] The Pontifical Science Academies have launched a new website aimed at combating the worldwide scourge of human trafficking.
The website builds on the success achieved over the past year by the ecumenical Global Freedom Network, including a joint declaration against modern slavery signed by Pope Francis and leaders of different faith communities in countries around...
April 13, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Southeast Florida that Bishop Coadjutor-Elect Peter Eaton has received the required...
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has announced the opening of nominations for the 2016 Michael Ramsey Prize.
The prize, which was founded in 2005 by former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, is awarded every three years to the best theological writing in the service of the Church.
In an announcement in the ...
Bruton Parish, Williamsburg, VA
12 April 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
What was your most memorable Easter like? What made it memorable? We’re meant to bring our whole selves to the encounter with new life, with a full menu of sensory experience about the bodily reality of resurrection.
Last Sunday I joined an Easter celebration that...
April 9, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Plans have been underway for over one year to ensure the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is as paperless as possible. In this “Convention of Screens,” much of the legislative work will be displayed electronically on tablets or on...
April 8, 2015
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Globally, an estimated one-in-three women will experience physical, sexual and psychological abuse in their lifetime. At its core, this global epidemic is fueled by traditions, beliefs, and practices that view women less-than-equal to men. On a larger scale, these acts have led to creation of systems that infringe on the rights of women. Women and girls in developing countries experience particularly high rates of gender-based...
April 6, 2015
[Historical Society of The Episcopal Church press release] The Chair of the Grants and Research Committee of the Historical Society of The Episcopal Church, the Rev. Robyn M. Neville, invites applications from individual scholars and academic and ecclesiastical groups for grants to support significant research, conferences, and publications relating to the history of the Church of England, the worldwide Anglican Communion, and the Anglican and Episcopal churches in North America...