December 20, 2013
December 19, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Executive Council Subcommittee on the Location of the Episcopal Church Center has issued a survey and is inviting Episcopalians to offer their input.
The survey is available here.
As stated in the survey: In 2012, the General Convention expressed its desire that the Episcopal Church Center be moved...
December 18, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori accompanied Bishop for the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries Jay Magness on a Dec. 12-15 visit to Ft. Bragg, North Carolina. The visit entailed making calls upon the senior commanders of the post, chaplains and family members. The presiding bishop preached, celebrated the eucharist and presided at a baptism on Dec. 15 at the George W. Wood Memorial Chapel on the post. In the congregation, a joint...
December 17, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced the first recipients of the grants for Mission Enterprise Zones and for New Church Starts.
These two innovative Episcopal Church initiatives are funded through the Five Marks of Mission triennial budget, approved by General Convention July 2012. In the budget, $2 million was allotted for the work of...
December 16, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the next four months – January 1, 2014 to April 30 - the Episcopal Church will witness the consecration of one bishop, the election of one bishop, and the canonical consent process underway for two bishops-elect.
One consecration of a bishop is slated for January to April. Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will officiate at the ordination service...