September 19, 2016
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September 15, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry presents a video on the Jesus Movement: Loving, liberating, and life-giving.
The following is the transcript of the Presiding Bishop’s video message in English and Spanish.
September 13, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] How to conduct one-on-one conversations, how to run a meeting, how to listen and understand self-interest are just some of the skills learned by seminarians and others who train for community organizing.
In 2013, Church Divinity School of the Pacific began offering a weeklong course, “Organizing for Public Ministry,” in partnership with the Industrial Areas Foundation. IAF is a well-established network of faith and community-based organizations...
September 12, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] Preparing future priests to lead congregations in today’s world also means training them for public life at Church Divinity School of the Pacific in Berkeley, California.
Two years ago the seminary began an overhaul of its curriculum, refocusing its Master of Divinity program on three core Christian concepts: mission, discipleship and evangelism. Along with that, it committed to educating seminarians in the skills of...
September 9, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] A federal judge on Sept. 9 ruled against blocking work on a section of a four-state oil pipeline project that has sparked Native American protests in North Dakota that have generated national attention and drawn support from Episcopalian leaders, among others.
But within hours, three federal agencies said they would stop...