December 3, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church offers untold opportunities for young adults to provide service and share their expertise worldwide through the Young Adult Service Corps. Commonly known as YASC, applications for 2014-15 are now being accepted for the Young Adult Service Corps from young adults between the ages of 21-30.
“YASC provides an opportunity for young...
December 2, 2013
[Women's Voices for...
November 11, 2013
November 11, 2013
November 8, 2013
[World Council of Churches press release] The World Council of Churches (WCC) 10th Assembly in Busan, Republic of Korea, concluded on 8 November, acting to inspire churches to renew their commitments to justice and peace. Through varied encounters and dialogue within the fellowship of churches, the Assembly has made concrete decisions and recommendations setting priorities for the future work of the WCC.
The Assembly, highest governing body of the WCC which meets every...
October 25, 2013
- United Methodist employee in Nairobi when assault occurred delays return to U.S. to help Kenyans as tragedy unfolded.
October 24, 2013
[Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi] Maar, the cathedral city of the Episcopal Diocese of Twic East in South Sudan (the companion diocese of Mississippi and Nebraska), was attacked and burned last week, at least 78 murdered, according to the BBC, and many women and children abducted.
I visited this town with Bishop Duncan Gray III in 2010, and in 2012 a medical team from Mississippi and Nebraska...
October 23, 2013
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has called for the church to be “holy” and “in unity” as it proclaims the Gospel in challenging circumstances around the world.
Welby sent a video greeting to the Second Global Anglican Future (GAFCON) Conference, which is taking place in Nairobi this week. He told them that it was his prayer that they would “meet Jesus afresh with elation...
October 22, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – Chicago, Illinois] Durante su reunión del 15 al 17 de octubre en esta ciudad, el Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal adoptó múltiples resoluciones que se resumen a continuación:
El Consejo Ejecutivo
Aprueba el nombramiento de Grant Thornton, LLP, para auditar todas las cuentas sujetas a la administración o control del Consejo y de la...
[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin preached in Nairobi Oct. 20 during a visit in the wake of the Westgate mall attack last month.
He was a guest of Archbishop of Kenya Eliud Wabukala.
During a sermon at All Saints Cathedral, the archbishop said the pain endured by people had been “very great...