October 23, 2016
The early years of the 20th century witnessed the rise of a unique Chicago ecclesiastical landmark—Holy Trinity Cathedral, designed by noted architect Louis Henry Sullivan. Collaborating with Sullivan in the cathedral’s construction was the parish’s rector, Archpriest John Kochurov, who had been assigned to serve Chicago...
October 22, 2016
[Episcopal News Service – New Brunswick, New Jersey] During its Oct. 20-22 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Executive Committee of Executive Council actions ratified at this meeting
• Designate a portion of the total compensation paid to the Rev. Charles Allen Wynder Jr. as clergy housing allowance...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following are the Oct. 20 opening remarks of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at the Episcopal Church Executive Council meeting held Oct. 20-22 in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
October 20, 2016
Allow me to talk about the vision of the Jesus Movement...
October 21, 2016
One of the favorite ways to reconnect with old friends and make new ones during each General Synod has been through the optional dining events. To continue that favored pastime, General Synod administrators are inviting those interested settings of the church to host a meal during the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ next summer in Baltimore.
- Tempe, AZ’s St. John the Evangelist Mission
During their Spring Session here October 18-21, 2016, the members of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America approved five full and one partial Church Planting Grants for 2017.
Saint John the Evangelist Mission, Tempe, AZ [Priest Andre Paez, Priest-in-Charge] and Saint James Mission, Beaufort,...
- The bishop said the church faces new challenges in the increased migration and the denomination’s deepening divisions on homosexuality.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] There is still time apply for the Constable Fund grants for the 2016-2017 cycle. Deadline for applications is Nov. 1.
The Constable Fund provides grants to fund mission initiatives that were not provided for within the budget of the Episcopal Church, as approved by General Convention 2015.
The Rev. Tanya Wallace, Executive Council member from the Diocese of Western Massachusetts and chair...