Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 10:05am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with Archbishop of York John Sentamu to Taize in France.  The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order of more than one hundred brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions. Full...
Published: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:40am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Revd Gabriel Anyiko Owino is an Anglican priest in Siaya County, Kenya. He has combined a faith approach with family planning information and has been encouraging couples to think about safe spacing of pregnancies so that every birth can be a healthy event for mother and baby, and every child...
Published: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 9:13am
From: Anglican Communion News
Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, to Taize in France.  The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order of more than one hundred brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions.
Published: Wed, 07/19/2017 - 7:59am
From: Anglican Communion News
Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela on what was his birthday, July 18th.
Published: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:12pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Republican Rep. Lonnie Clark, left, and Democratic Rep. Brandon Whipple are thought to be the only Episcopalians in the Kansas Legislature. Photo: Melodie Woerman/Diocese of Kansas [Episcopal News Service] Kansas state Reps. Brandon Whipple and Lonnie Clark would seem at first glance to have little...
Published: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:56pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme. In every part of the communion, the Anglican Alliance seeks to understand local models of holistic mission which can...
Published: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:53pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom, Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected by the London tower block fire tragedy in June by offering holidays under the charity’s Away From It...
Published: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 9:02am
From: Anglican Communion News
As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom,  Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected by the London tower block fire tragedy in June by offering holidays under the charity’s Away From It All (AFIA) scheme.
Published: Tue, 07/18/2017 - 8:53am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme.
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 4:50pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Nawiliwili “Wili” Nelson relaxes at Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas, Nevada, the last stop on his “Last Howlelujah Tour” with the Rev. Bill Miller. Photo: Bill Miller [Episcopal News Service] The priestly pup Nawiliwili “Wili” Nelson has become quite the...
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 3:57pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Co-consecrators of the Rt. Rev. Samuel Rodman, third from left, as bishop of North Carolina, were (L-R) East Carolina Bishop Rob Skirving, North Carolina Bishop Suffragan Anne Hodges-Copple, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, Diocese of Massachusetts Bishop Suffragan retired Barbara Harris, Western...
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:46am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry delivered a sermon June 17 in Zimbabwe while attending an annual festival for the martyred 19th century missionary Bernard Mizeki. More than 15,000 pilgrims from across Central and Southern Africa attended the festival and heard Curry preach....
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:19am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province. It brought together 18 out of the province’s 25 ordained women for their first such...
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 11:16am
From: Episcopal News Service
The Rev. Kevin S. Brown, rector of of the Church of the Holy Comforter in Charlotte, North Carolina, was elected July 15 as the 11th bishop of Delaware. Photo: Diocese of Delaware [Episcopal Diocese of Delaware] Delaware’s Episcopalians on July 15 elected the Rev. Kevin S. Brown of Charlotte, North...
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:45am
From: Anglican Communion News
The official launch has taken place of the first ever multi-volume history of worldwide Anglicanism to be published by a major university press.  The Oxford History of Anglicanism, in five volumes,  covers the growth of worldwide Anglicanism with more than 100 international scholars contributing. 
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 9:06am
From: Anglican Communion News
Anglicans in New Zealand are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation is infiltrating Kiwi life and to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off. 
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 8:32am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Anglican Consultative Council is seeking to appoint a Director for Theological Education across the Anglican Communion, based in London, to help build capacity for the delivery of good quality theological education for the whole people of God across the Anglican Communion. 
Published: Mon, 07/17/2017 - 7:47am
From: Anglican Communion News
Three quarters of the current women priests and deacons in the Anglican Church of Mexico have held a gathering to celebrate the ministry of ordained women in the province.
Published: Fri, 07/14/2017 - 5:47pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] St John’s Cathedral, the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Hong Kong Island, held a special service “Celebrating Hong Kong” this week to celebrate the “vibrancy, diversity and achievements of Hong Kong.” During the service, faith...
Published: Fri, 07/14/2017 - 4:46pm
From: Episcopal News Service
More than 1,300 teenagers gathered as the sun was setting at the Oklahoma City National Memorial on July 12 for a candlelight vigil. Photo: Lynette Wilson/Episcopal News Service [Episcopal News Service – Edmond, Oklahoma] As the sun began to set July 12 on Oklahoma City, Episcopal youth assembled...