May 16, 2016
Bishops United Against Gun Violence, a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops that advocates for background checks on all gun purchases and other violence prevention measures, is urging all Episcopalians to consider wearing orange on June 2 as a sign of their commitment to reducing gun violence in their communities.
“Poll after poll demonstrates that some...
April 14, 2016
[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Ven. William Clay Parnell, currently the archdeacon for mission in the Diocese of New York, has been named canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of Massachusetts. A June 1 start date is anticipated.
As canon to the ordinary, Parnell will have both external and internal responsibilities, ranging from cultivating healthy relationships throughout the diocese to administrative oversight. He will work closely with the diocesan...
March 14, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church is meeting in retreat March 11 – 15 at Camp Allen Conference Center in Navasota, Texas. The following is an account of the activities for Saturday, March 12.
The emcee for the day was Bishop John Smylie of Wyoming.
The first activity of the second day of...