June 29, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service — Salt Lake City] There was delight and excitement in the room as The Episcopal Church’s Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry unexpected paid a call June 28 to thank international and ecumenical guests for coming to the church’s General Convention in...
June 28, 2015
[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] “Talitha, cum. Get up, girl – and boy, and woman, and man – get up and dance!” Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori told the gathering in her June 28 sermon to the 78th General Convention of...
June 23, 2015
[Episcopal News Service] Global dimensions are set to resonate throughout The Episcopal Church’s General Convention as international guests representing many of the Anglican Communion’s 38 provinces will travel to Salt Lake City.
Guests attending the June 25-July 3 convention will also include several ecumenical and interreligious partners who will look to gain a deeper understanding of The Episcopal Church’s polity and legislative processes and celebrate their common...
June 18, 2015
[World Council of Churches press release] The World Council of Churches (WCC) says it is grateful that the churches of the Union of Utrecht, the Iglesia Filippina Independiente (IFI), and The Episcopal Church have embarked on a study about globalization and catholicity.
Stakeholders gathered at the Ecumenical Centre on June 13 at a symposium celebrating the 50th anniversary of the concordat between IFI (Philippine Independent Church) and churches of the Union of...
June 17, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Twenty-seven young adults representing 21 Episcopal Church dioceses are serving as missionaries in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) for the 2015-2016 term in locales throughout the Anglican Communion.
“This year we witnessed the largest group ever of applications for positions as YASC missionaries,” said Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating...
June 11, 2015
June 9, 2015
[Episcopal Church in the Philippines] On May 28, 2015, Filipino Episcopal priests, Lito Awakan, Leo Basing-at and Pablo Buyagan of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Philippines, together with members of the Movement for the Advancement of Tribal Unity and Development (MAITUD), effected the surrender of a suspect in the killing of a 13-year old boy from Bontoc, Mountain Province, which has caused tribal tension between the peoples of Bontoc and Tinglayan, Kalinga, the suspect’s...
May 28, 2015
[Anglican Communion News Service] The House of Bishops of the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK – The Anglican Communion in Japan) has renewed commitments to put peace and reconciliation at the core of the church’s mission in a message concerning the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in the Pacific.
The anniversary was a time to renew efforts for peace because the wounds of the war had not healed even after 70 years, the...
May 14, 2015
May 4, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon on May 3 at St. Francis Episcopal Church in San Jose, California.
St. Francis, San Jose, CA
3 May 2015
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church...