December 2, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following is a letter sent Nov. 30 by Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry to North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple and Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier concerning the situation at the Standing Rock Sioux Nation.
November 30, 2016
Dear Governor Dalrymple and Sheriff Kirchmeier:
I pray that this letter finds you well, and I want to assure you of my prayers. It has been my privilege to...
December 1, 2016
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Office of the Presiding Bishop announced Dec. 1 that it was releasing a letter from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to the Rt. Rev. Zache Duracin, the Rt. Rev. Oge Beauviour and the Rev. Dr. Kesner Ajax, president of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Haiti. The letter follows.
Dear Bishop Duracin, Bishop Beauvoir, Dr. Ajax:
I greet you in Jesus Christ with the apostolic words of St. Paul:...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, and the Rev. Elizabeth A. Eaton, presiding bishop of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA), have issued the following joint statement on 2016 World AIDS Day.
World AIDS Day Statement
As we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus, we are reminded of the...
November 29, 2016
[Episcopal News Service] This year, St. Bartholomew’s parishioners posted notes to a “Giving Wall” in the sanctuary, sharing the reasons they give to the Poway, California church.
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November 17, 2016
[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Black clergy from across the Episcopal Church and parts of the Anglican Communion are spending more than four days here exploring how to reclaim the Episcopal Church’s membership in the Jesus Movement.
The International Black Clergy Conference, titled “The Jesus Movement: Embracing Our Call,” is doing so through plenary presentations, including a Nov. 16 keynote address by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry;...