August 30, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Welcoming Sunday. Homecoming Sunday. Back To Church Sunday. Welcome Home Sunday. Registration Sunday. Gathering Sunday. The...
August 25, 2016
- Christian Aid has said that occasional outrage is not sufficient in response to the situation in Syria.
August 24, 2016
- B’nai B’rith International sent a letter to Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Irina Bokova advocating that she help support the preservation of the Tomb of Nahum. The tomb is located in Alqosh, Iraq, and not far from its location sits an encampment of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists, known for destroying virtually anything in their path, regardless of historical or...
August 22, 2016
[Anglican Communion News Service] A Church-of-England sponsored play about the plight of a refugee stuck in France while trying to reach the U.K. has been nominated for two prestigious awards. Several million people have made their way to Europe in recent years fleeing persecution and conflict in their homelands. More than half of them come from Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq, according to figures from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Some are trying to reach...
August 15, 2016
July 28, 2016
[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the outreach efforts of All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Waterloo, Belgium, to provide meals and other needed services for people seeking safety from violence in Syria and elsewhere in the region.
Although the total number of people entering Europe has decreased since late 2015 (UNHCR estimates that...
July 13, 2016
July 12, 2016
The sixth and final day of General Synod 2016 began after breakfast in the Grand York Ballroom of the Sheraton Parkway North Toronto Hotel and Suites, located in Richmond Hill, Ontario.
Artist Elizabeth Adams started the morning plenary with the daily reflection, Praying the Cloth. Hearing Isaiah 43 once more, members of General Synod watched a video in which individuals spoke about the role of art in the church.