May 4, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon on May 3 at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose, California.
St. Francis, San Jose, CA
3 May 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church...
May 1, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori announced May 1 that she and Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook have reached an agreement that deprives her of her status as an ordained person in The Episcopal Church; moreover, that announcement came on the same day that Cook resigned her diocesan post.
Cook is scheduled to go on trial in June for...
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, K Street, a downtown parish known for its excellence in traditional liturgy and sacred music, today announced the call of The Reverend Richard David Wall to be its tenth Rector. The call of Fr. Wall comes after an eighteen month discernment process and national search.
A naturalized citizen of the United States, Fr. Wall was born in South Staffordshire, England. He completed his undergraduate and seminary work at Oxford, studying at Christ Church and St....
[1 de mayo del 2015] Los nominados para el 27º Obispo Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal se han anunciado en un informe publicado por el Comité Conjunto de Nominaciones para la Elección del Obispo Presidente (JNCPB). El informe, presentado en el Libro Azul, está disponible aquí
El 27º Obispo Presidente de la Iglesia Episcopal será elegido el sábado 27 de junio durante la 78a Convención...
[Episcopal News Service] The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop May 1 announced the names of the bishops it will nominate this summer to succeed Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori.
The four names will be formally submitted to the General Convention during a joint session on June 26, the day prior to the day set for the election by the House of Bishops of the 27th presiding bishop. The nominees are:
- The Rt. Rev. Thomas...
April 30, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the next four months – May 1 to August 31 – The Episcopal Church will witness the consecrations of two bishops, the elections of two bishops, and the consent processes underway for three.
Two consecrations of two bishops are slated for May – August.
May 9: Diocese of Southeast Florida –...
[Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe press release] In an April 29 letter to Haim Korsia, Grand Rabbi of France, Bishop Pierre Whalon and the Very Rev. Lucinda Laird, dean of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity in Paris, expressed solidarity with the Jewish community in the face of growing anti-Semitism in France, and across Europe.
The letter followed an incident in which the Cathedral wall along the...
[Anglican Diocese of Sydney] It’s been revealed hundreds of Christians died or were injured as the Nepal earthquake hit their churches, including an Anglican minister and 17 of his parishioners.
In Nepal, Sunday is a work day so Christians normally attend church on their day off, which is Saturday. So many were in church when the quake hit on April25.
The Rev. Lewis Lew, the dean of Nepal which is under the oversight of the...
April 29, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has written to the House of Bishops and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings has written to the House of Deputies outlining details of elections and confirmations that will occur during General Convention.
The 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is June 25 – July 3, in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Episcopal Church’s...