February 21, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] A response to those wondering how I can welcome and affirm LGBTQ persons and recommend a book coauthored by Pastor Rick Warren.
“What were you thinking?” is a question that was put to me by a member of one of our congregations when she learned that I had recommended The Daniel Plan for reading during the season of Lent. The question and the concern it voices at my recommendation are fair. And, I am thankful for an opportunity to...
February 19, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage wants videos from Episcopalians throughout the church.
The videos should focus on the topic: Give us your first name and tell a one minute story about your relationship or one you know well in which you have seen the image of God.
“We invite Episcopalians to prepare, produce and submit a one-minute video sharing their thoughts and feelings that we can...
February 18, 2014
Frances Taylor Gench on experiences as seminary professor, church leader, person of faith
February 18, 2014
Chaplain Sarah Byrne-Martelli, MDiv BCC, a member of the Orthodox Church in America’s Department of Institutional Ministries has been appointed to the BCCI Chaplaincy Certification Commission—the national board that oversees the certification and endorsement of health care chaplains across the US.
February 17, 2014
February 14, 2014
February 13, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs, press release] The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of New York that Bishop Suffragan-Elect Allen K. Shin has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
As outlined under Canon III.11.4 (a), the Presiding Bishop confirmed the receipt of...
In conjunction with Black History Month, the Episcopal News Service will publish feature articles on several historically black Episcopal congregations during February.
The following is a synopsis of the Greeley lecture on peace and justice given by Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana at the Center for the Study of World Religions of Harvard University on February 3, 2014. This lecture is a precursor to SCUPE’s...