September 17, 2014
[Episcopal Appalachian Ministries] Episcopal Appalachian Ministries offers small grants through funding made available from the Episcopal Church General Convention. These grants are in place to help enable new or start-up ministries with the “seed money” needed in establishing a new ministry. The money is granted for specific needs at the grass-roots level.
Size of Grants: Grants usually range in size from $500 to $2,000.
[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 September 17.
The theme for the spring meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Expanding the Apostolic Imagination. This is the first time that the House of Bishops has met in Asia.
The day began with...
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...