Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:45pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The eighth annual meeting of bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with Bishop of Niagara Michael Bird suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Anglican Communion. Full article.
Published: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:41pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced. Full article.
Published: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 11:37am
From: Anglican Communion News
[ACNS by Adrian Butcher]  Anglican leaders in Africa are sponsoring a church-led initiative to end the conflict in South Sudan. The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa has invited South Sudanese church leaders to Zambia next month to press for the guns to be silenced.  
Published: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:35am
From: Episcopal News Service
One of the goals of the College for Bishops is to connect new bishops. Diocese of Spokane Bishop Gretchen Rehberg (ordained March 18), left, and Diocese of Central New York Bishop DeDe Duncan-Probe (ordained Dec. 3) and Diocese of Indianapolis Bishop Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows (ordained April 29...
Published: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 10:34am
From: Episcopal News Service
Bishop Clay Matthews and Betsy Jutras, College for Bishops administrative assistant and events coordinator, set up a projector for a June 14 session of Living Our Vows, the college’s three-year formation program for new bishops. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News...
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:04pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and the registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of San Joaquin that Bishop David Rice has received the required consents, from...
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:56am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Communion has announced the appointment of a chief executive officer for the 2020 Lambeth Conference, Phil George, currently executive director of the New Wine network of churches in the UK. George has worked for New Wine for 14 years, following a 26-...
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:54am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Justin Welby has said an independent report into sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading.” The Archbishop commissioned the report – “An Abuse of Faith” – after Bishop Peter Ball was convicted in...
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:53am
From: Anglican Communion News
The eighth annual meeting of Bishops from Canada and Africa has just taken place in Kenya, with the Bishop of Niagara,  Michael Bird, suggesting the yearly encounter could act as a model for reconciliation across the Anglican Communion.   
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:30am
From: Episcopal News Service
Some of the more than 3,000 pounds of flour, salvaged from the Oceti Sakowin Camp of water protectors near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, sits in the Rev. John Floberg’s Bismarck garage, awaiting a new home. Photo: John Floberg [Episcopal News Service] The Rev. John Floberg has more than 3,000 pounds...
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:00am
From: Anglican Communion News
Archbishop Justin Welby has said an independent report into sexual misconduct by a disgraced Church of England bishop makes for “harrowing reading.”
Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 9:11am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Communion has announced the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer for the 2020 Lambeth Conference - Phil George, currently Executive Director of  the New Wine network of churches in the UK.  
Published: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 3:54pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation, left, Rabbi Victor Urecki, of B’nai Jacob Synagogue in Charleston, West Virginia, center, and Hani Hamwi, of Islamic Relief USA, during a June 20 interfaith panel discussion for World Refugee Day...
Published: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 1:57pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Auckland, New Zealand’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the city’s Shia Islamic community have been praised for coming together for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal. New Zealand’s Human Rights Commission Race Relations Adviser Rakesh Naidoo and Auckland Mayor Phil Goff...
Published: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:33am
From: Anglican Communion News
Thirty-three members of the St Anselm’s community at Lambeth Palace finished their year together with a special service of celebration and commissioning on Tuesday.
Published: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:23am
From: Anglican Communion News
Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the city’s Shia Islamic community have been praised for coming together for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal. 
Published: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 5:13am
From: Episcopal News Service
La révérende Stephanie Spellers, chanoine auprès de l’Évêque Primat pour l’évangélisation, la réconciliation et la création, à gauche, le rabbin Victor Urecki, de la Synagogue B’nai Jacob de Charleston (État de Virginie Occidentale), au centre, et Hani Hamwi, d’Islamic Relief USA...
Published: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 4:16pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina] Bishop Robert Skirving is pleased to announce the appointment of the Rev. Frederick Clarkson as Spanish-language ministry coordinator in the Diocese of East Carolina. The Rev. Clarkson will begin in the position July 15. Clarkson will be coming back to North...
Published: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 4:04pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The social and public affairs adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has been appointed as the new Anglican Communion representative to the United Nations in Geneva. Jack Palmer-White has worked at Lambeth Palace since 2012, initially as parliamentary assistant...
Published: Tue, 06/20/2017 - 4:02pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has joined a group of 20 Christian organizations in issuing a statement to mark World Refugee Day. The statement celebrates the opportunities for solidarity and learning that come with opening our arms to welcome refugees and calls for more...