June 16, 2014
Ordination of two Dine leaders
14 June 2014
Good Shepherd Mission, Fort Defiance, AZ
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
In the beginning, God said, let there be, and it was created…light, sun, moon, waters above and waters below, animals, and human beings. God saw everything that had been created and indeed, it was very good. And God rested on the seventh...
June 12, 2014
[Episcopal News Service – Phoenix, Arizona] During its June 10-12 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
* Accept audited financial statements covering fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2013 (EC010).
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
* Declare that electronic...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affair press release] The United Thank Offering of the Episcopal Church has awarded 48 grants for a total of $1,525,407.78 for the mission and ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Anglican Communion. The 2014 grants were awarded to projects in 36 domestic and overseas dioceses.
The grants were announced at the Episcopal Church Executive Council meeting in Phoenix, AZ on June 12.
Known worldwide as UTO, the United Thank Offering grants are...
[Episcopal Anglican Church of Brazil] Today the World Cup begins in Brazil. This topic has been explored in various ways and sometimes the ideology of the debate has caused impassioned conflict, especially this election year.
But what should we in fact see? As an event, the Cup is an opportunity for reconciliation between peoples. The passion for sport is very healthy for humanity. Sport has, in many contexts, been a source of dignity of life and a celebration of peace....
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are currently being accepted for the 2014 Episcopal Church awards for Indigenous Theological Training.
The awards are available to lay and ordained members of The Episcopal Church. The application and information are available here http://www.episcopalchurch.org/form/indigenous-theological-training-2014...
[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop Justin sends a video message to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, which is taking place in London from 10-13 June.
The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby gave this video message today to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, hosted in London by the UK government.
June 10, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings presented the following opening remarks to the Executive Council, currently meeting in Phoenix, AZ, through June 12.
Executive Council Opening Remarks
June 10, 2014
Not too long ago, I had an alarming moment when I opened a book to read an essay by my friend and former...
[Episcopal Church Office Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presented the following opening remarks to the Executive Council, currently meeting in Phoenix, AZ, through June 12.
Executive Council Opening remarks
10 June 2014
Good to see you all; welcome to the desert. When I landed in Phoenix Saturday evening It felt like coming home – to see those multi-colored mountains, dry air, and...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rev. Deacon Brandon Mauai of the Diocese of North Dakota has been elected by the Episcopal Church Executive Council to serve the unexpired term of the late Rev. Deacon Terry Star.
The announcement was made by the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Executive Officer of General Convention, during the opening session of the Executive Council meeting on June 10 in Phoenix, AZ (Diocese of Arizona).
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy F. Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Charles Allen Wynder, Jr. has been named Episcopal Church Missioner for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement.
As Missioner for Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement, Wynder will be responsible for engaging Episcopalians in building, resourcing and empowering advocacy movements and networks for social justice at a local and...