June 17, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Rt. Rev. Gordon Scruton, retired bishop of the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, has been named to the Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB), replacing Bishop Thomas Shaw of the Diocese of Massachusetts who has resigned from the Committee.
Bishop Scruton was appointed by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori to represent Province I.
The JNCPB is...
June 16, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] You can participate in an important effort to raise awareness of the refugee resettlement work done by The Episcopal Church through “Share the Journey” from Episcopal Migration Ministries.
The “Share the Journey” campaign will highlight the stories of refugees and their resettlement in the United States through traditional and social media.
“Launching on June 16, ‘Share The Journey’ is a year-long effort...
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...
[Anglican Communion News Service] In the wake of the growing crisis in Iraq, a plea for prayer and help has been issued by the Diocese of Cyprus and the Gulf and the Anglican vicar of St George’s Church in Baghdad.
An estimated half a million people, including hundreds of Christian families, are fleeing the area with many attempting to find refuge in the nearby Kurdish provinces of Northern Iraq. At least one Assyrian church in Mosul has been...
[Lambeth Palace] In their second meeting within eighteen months Pope Francis and Archbishop Justin Welby today recommitted themselves resolutely to the struggle against modern slavery and human trafficking.
Following their first meeting last year the two global leaders have continually spoken out to challenge this crime against humanity, and have acted decisively to support the foundation of the new faith based global freedom network. They both endorsed this network as a...
June 13, 2014
He is one of eight emerging faith leaders from across the United States selected for the annual award.
“We are delighted that Sean is one of our game-changing new leaders,” said The Rev. Anne Howard...
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...