Episcopal/Anglican News

Published: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 3:09pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Darvin Darling has been named the Episcopal Church Director of Information Technology, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Darvin Darling Smith, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer, in making the announcement. “He’s smart, thoughtful and at...
Published: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:48am
From: Episcopal News Service
Wornie Reed, director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center and a professor of sociology and Africana studies at Virginia Tech, speaks Sept. 13 about race and civil discourse to community members in Lexington, Virginia. Southwestern Virginia Bishop Mark Bourlakas, whose diocese coordinated...
Published: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:17am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] This month we urge prayer, fasting and action to protect funding for school meals and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Food Stamps. Pray, Fast and Act each month on the 21st. On Sept. 21, join The EPPN and the presiding bishops...
Published: Thu, 09/14/2017 - 10:15am
From: Episcopal News Service
[Diocese of Washington] Six Episcopal bishops and a wide-ranging group of other Christian, Jewish, Muslim, and Sikh leaders filed an amicus brief this week in the Supreme Court case challenging President Trump’s Executive Order No. 13780, known as the travel ban. The executive order, which...
Published: Wed, 09/13/2017 - 5:17pm
From: Episcopal News Service
The congregation at St. James Episcopal Church in Bozeman, Montana, covered up swastika graffiti on a church sign with messages on pink paper hearts. Photo: St. James, via Facebook. [Episcopal News Service] Hate symbols showed up seemingly overnight as graffiti on the sign in front of St. James...
Published: Wed, 09/13/2017 - 12:05pm
From: Anglican Communion News
Christian agencies are working desperately to help communities across the Caribbean and South-eastern United States devastated by Hurricane Irma
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 5:26pm
From: Episcopal News Service
A tree narrowly missed a dormitory at the Diocese of Georgia’s Honey Creek Retreat Center where an Episcopal revival was set for Sept. 17. Photo: Frank Logue [Episcopal News Service] A planned Sept. 17 Episcopal revival in the Diocese of Georgia, featuring Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, has been...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 4:44pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] The Rt. Rev. Barry L. Beisner, seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern California since 2007, has announced his intention to retire and will call for the election of a new bishop during diocesan convention on Nov. 3 to 4. The tentative...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 3:58pm
From: Episcopal News Service
  “It may be that we cannot solve everything, and we cannot do everything. But we can do something, no matter what,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry offers in a reflection. A video of the Presiding Bishop’s reflection here. The Presiding Bishop’s reflection...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:21pm
From: Episcopal News Service
An undated photo hanging on a wall inside Trinity Episcopal Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, shows the 1919 church and members of its early congregation. [Episcopal News Service – Charlottesville, Virginia] “Trauma” was the word Presiding Bishop Michael Curry chose in the aftermath of Aug. 12,...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:08pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Theologians from the Anglican and Reformed/Presbyterian traditions gathered in the South African city of Durban last week for the third International Reformed-Anglican Dialogue (IRAD). Their focus was to seek ways to grow closer in unity and mission around the...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 2:02pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of Johannesburg Steve Moreo has warned that the high levels of poverty in South Africa pose a great danger to the country. “This country is sitting on a powder keg of hopelessness,” he said, citing the figures recently released by Stats SA that showed that...
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 11:17am
From: Anglican Communion News
Harrowing stories of the death and devastation caused by Hurricane Irma are emerging from islands across the Caribbean and US.
Published: Tue, 09/12/2017 - 10:31am
From: Anglican Communion News
Theologians from the Anglican and Reformed/Presbyterian traditions gathered in the South African city of Durban last week for the third International Reformed-Anglican Dialogue (IRAD). 
Published: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 5:34pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Hurricane Irma makes a second landfall near Marco Island, Florida, in the afternoon of Sept. 10. After making landfall at Cudjoe Key at 9:10 a.m. EDT, Irma made a second landfall on Marco Island at 3:35 p.m. A wind gust of 142 mph was reported at the Naples airport just to the north, according to...
Published: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 12:10pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Taonga] The New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch’s synod has voted to reinstate ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square rather than replace or give away the historic building. Bishop Victoria Matthews expressed delight Sept. 9 that the synod came to a clear decision. “Where there could have...
Published: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 9:44am
From: Anglican Communion News
ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated, the Christchurch Diocesan Synod has decided.
Published: Mon, 09/11/2017 - 8:51am
From: Anglican Communion News
The Bishop of Johannesburg, the Right Revd Dr Steve Moreo, has warned that the high levels of poverty in South Africa pose a great danger to the country.
Published: Fri, 09/08/2017 - 6:17pm
From: Episcopal News Service
Christ Church in Frederica, Georgia, on St. Simons Island, stands boarded up and ready for Irma. Volunteers wrote scripture verses on some of the boards. Photo: Frank Logue [Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Jim Shevlin looked down at his list fewer than two days before Hurricane Irma was expected...
Published: Fri, 09/08/2017 - 4:56pm
From: Episcopal News Service
[Anglican Communion News Service] Mission; women and gender issues; ecumenical dialogues and the work of the Anglican Alliance topped the agenda earlier this week as the Anglican Consultative Council Standing Committee gathered in London. Read the entire story here.