April 27, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Dominican Republic has announced an additional candidate to stand or election as bishop coadjutor.
The Rev. P. Salvador Patrick Ros Suarez, 59, rector, Church of the Good Shepherd, Rahway, New Jersey, Diocese of New Jersey.
Ros joins three other candidates who were...
- Foundry United Methodist Church supports same-sex marriage and invites all to worship with them.
[University of Missouri press release...
- Plans call for the Philippines in 2024 and Zimbabwe in 2028. But concerns remain about Zimbabwe’s treatment of gay people.
Taiwan Church News
April 20 - 26, 2015
Taizé Weekend Meeting Held To Promote Cross-Denomination's Unity And Communion
Reported by Simon Lin
In order to propmote a cross-denominational unity, a Taizé weekend meeting, sponsored by PCT Youth Ministry Committee, Taizé volunteers in Taiwan, Anglicans...
On Sunday, April 26, 2015, His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, concelebrated the Divine Liturgy with His Holiness and Beatitude, Catholicos-Patriarch Ilia II of All Georgia and Archbishop of Mtskheta and Tbilisi, at the Cathedral of the All Holy Trinity in Tbilisi, the Georgian capital. [See related...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori on April 26 preached at Episcopal Church of St. Mary in Falmouth, Maine, in celebration of its 125th anniversary.
St. Mary’s, Falmouth, ME
26 April 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
- Urgent relief is being provided by Alliance members to victims of the Nepal and parts of India this weekend, leaving more than 2,300 dead and thousands seriously injured.
Sesquicentenario de la Iglesia Anglicana/Episcopal en Costa Rica
22 abril 2015
El Buen Pastor, San José, CR, 7 de la noche
La Rvdma. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Obispa Presidente y Primada
El Buen Pastor ha estado buscando ovejas sin pastor durante 150 años. Esta congregación comenzó porque algunas ovejas inesperadas vivían aquí – ovejas que no eran necesariamente Católica...
Over the course of the next two weeks, a dozen leaders from both the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) will visit with 20 partner organizations in the Middle East. The Rev. Jim Moos, UCC Wider Church Ministries executive minister, says that one of the core values of Global Ministries—the shared overseas ministry between the UCC and Disciples of Christ—is physical presence. The presence of 13 executives, staff, board members and ministry partners taking...