July 3, 2015
- Peter Wooding from Samaritan's Purse tells us of the much-needed work the charity is carrying out in the country, which he witnessed first-hand on a recent trip.
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The General Convention has approved two resolutions making major changes to the structure of The Episcopal Church.
The deputies and bishops serving on the Committee of Structure and Governance, which considered the resolutions, “were united in love for this church and its mission,” Committee Chair Bishop Clifton Daniel of Pennsylvania told the House of Bishops July 2. “In the end the tone of our conversations brought hope as our...
July 2, 2015
The Chancery of the Orthodox Church in America will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day.
Regular hours will resume on Monday morning, July 6.
We wish all of our faithful and readers a happy and safe holiday!
We the House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church wish to express our love and appreciation to our colleagues who identify as Communion Partners and those bishops who have affinity with the Communion Partners’ position as stated in their “Communion Partners Salt Lake City Statement.” Our time together in Salt Lake City, in conversation and in prayer, has...
- The expansion seeks to more efficiently nurture the church’s fast-growing membership.
- Church leaders ask the delegates to do all in their power to strengthen the church.
- The leader of the breakaway church says it is a dream come true.
- 1) Nigerian Brethren send letter of condolence to Emanuel AME Church. 2) AME bishops issue alert after seventh church fire since Charleston shootings. 3) Brethren Disaster Ministries directs $70,500 in EDF grants to Burundi refugee crisis. 4) Dominican Brethren receive support for effort to naturalize Haitian members. 5) Wenatchee wildfire affects Pacific Northwest Brethren. 6) Mission 21 adopts resolution on Nigeria crisis. 7) Reception at Annual Conference will honor general secretary Stanley...
- A letter of condolence has been sent to Emanuel AME Church from leadership of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa a Nigeria (EYN, the Church of the Brethren in Nigeria). The letter, sent through the General Secretary’s Office of the Church of the Brethren in the United States, expresses caring on behalf of the entire membership of EYN, following the shooting attack in which nine members including the pastor of Emanuel AME were murdered during a Bible study.