June 8, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presented the following remarks at the opening of the Executive Council Meeting at the Conference Center at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, MD (Diocese of Maryland).
June 8, 2013
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate...
June 6, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs - Press Release] Bishops, clergy and laity from throughout the Episcopal Church are invited to gather April 9 – 11, 2014, to explore one of the major issues in today’s society – violence in all its forms.
Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal gathering to challenge the epidemic of violence will be held at the Reed Center and Sheraton in Oklahoma City, OK (Diocese of ...
May 30, 2013
[Episcopal Diocese of Virginia -- Press Release] Dr. David Charlton, president of the Church Schools of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia, received a Doctor of Humane Letters from Sewanee: The University of the South near Chattanooga, Tenn., at the school’s May 11 Baccalaureate ceremony. Charlton is the second in his family to receive such an honor. Charlton’s father, the Rt. Rev. Gordon T. Charlton Jr., retired bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas, received an honorary...
May 29, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church Office of Development will present the Fall 2013 Fundraising Symposium – It’s All About Money! – on Thursday and Friday, September 26 and 27.
Designed for directors of development at dioceses, congregations, and other Episcopal organizations, as well as clergy interested in parish/diocesan fundraising, It’s All About Money! will be held at the Episcopal Church Center, 815 Second Ave., New...
May 28, 2013
May 23, 2013
[Forward Movement -- Press Release] Forward Movement is pleased to announce the creation of RenewalWorks, a major initiative to revitalize Episcopal congregations and individual spiritual lives. Based on work that has taken place over the last ten years, RenewalWorks measures spiritual vitality in congregations and then helps local churches map a path to increase spiritual depth.The Rev. Scott Gunn, executive director of Forward Movement, said, “Our historic mission is...
May 22, 2013
[Diocese of Western New York] Residents of Randolph, New York, awoke May 20 to a village-wide rash of vandalism. Buildings had been spray painted with graffiti — some malicious and some an apparent cry for help.
Across the side of Grace Episcopal Church was painted a question of the second type: “Can I still get to heaven if I kill myself?”
As the Cattaraugus Sherriff’s Department spent the day investigating, the Rev. Tom Broad, Grace Church...