September 29, 2014
Christ Church 175th anniversary
28 September 2014
Holly Springs, MS
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Today, Jacob would probably be sent to a sleep lab, to see if apnea is causing his frequent midnight disturbances. One night he wrestles with an angel and wakes up with a dislocated hip. In today’s account he sleeps on a rock and has wild dreams. In other cultures people...
September 25, 2014
[LAK Public Relations press release] A 100-year-old Jewish Ark of the Covenant (aron...
September 24, 2014
September 23, 2014
The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church, offered the following statement on Sept. 23.
This morning, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori announced that she will not stand for re-election in 2015. Her gracious letter demonstrates the dignity and spiritual clarity with which she has led our beloved Episcopal Church for the past eight years and that I have been privileged to witness in our work together during this triennium...
September 22, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following report:
Report of work from the Task Force on the Study of Marriage
September 22, 2014
The Task Force on the Study of Marriage is continuing the work of identifying and exploring the biblical, theological, historical, liturgical, and canonical dimensions of marriage – as charged by 2012 General...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church is meeting in the Diocese of Taiwan from September 17 to September 23. The following is an account of the activities for Monday, September 22.
The theme for the fall meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Expanding the Apostolic Imagination....
“If we are to respond to the ecological crisis in a responsible and substantial way, we must move beyond mere talk to practical action,” said Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople in an official message to the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change to be held this week in New York City.
Sponsored by the World Council of Churches (WCC) in collaboration with the Religions...