December 6, 2013
November 18, 2013
November 14, 2013
[Anglican Communion News Service] The mission agency Us is the latest in a series of Anglican agencies raising funds to help people affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
In a statement issued Nov. 14, the U.K.-based agency appealed for donations to help them provide food, water, sleeping bags and blankets, plastic sheeting and materials for housing.
“Donations will also fund a long-term...
September 27, 2013
September 24, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] The House of Bishops ended its fall meeting Sept. 24 in Nashville, Tennessee, following six days focused on the theme “Transforming Loss into New Possibilities.”
“This has been a grace-filled meeting,” said Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori during a telephone press conference after the meeting ended.
The bishops looked at mission as going out into the community rather than as staying in “beautiful churches” waiting for...
September 23, 2013
[Anglican Taonga] The dioceses of Wellington and Waiapu have voted to remove all of their investments in companies that extract or produce fossil fuels.
The Wellington decision came at the annual synod in Palmerston North last weekend and follows a similar decision by the Diocese of Auckland earlier this month.
Wellington diocese says the church is concerned about the effect of carbon emissions on climate change and also about the long-term health of investments in...
September 19, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting in Nashville, TN (Diocese of Tennessee) from September 19 to September 24. The following is an account of the activities for Thursday, September 19.
The theme for the fall meeting of the Episcopal Church House of Bishops is Transforming Loss into Possibilities.
The emcee for the day was Bishop Sean Rowe, ...