April 25, 2017
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] El borrador del horario del Evento de los Jóvenes Episcopales 2017 (EYE17) fue el enfoque del equipo de planificación del EYE17 en la reunión final del 20 al 23 de abril en Minneapolis.
“Durante casi un año, el Equipo de Planificación ha estado...
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The draft schedule for the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) was the focus of the EYE17 Planning team at its final meeting April 20-23 in Minneapolis.
“For nearly a year, the Planning Team has been working diligently to plan an innovative and engaging...
April 11, 2017
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following progress report:
The Task Force on the Study of Marriage, meeting March 27-30 in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, continued its work as directed by the 2015 General Convention. The Task Force reviewed, refined and polished a number of pieces which will form its report to the 79th...
April 6, 2017
- Fr. David and Matushka Amy Bozeman with nuns from Nativity Monastery in Kemp, TX.
Priest David Bozeman of Saint Nektarios Mission here recalls how in seminary, he had stated that he definitely did not want to become a mission priest.
“It was very clear in my mind that I was not cut out for that kind of work,” Father David...
April 1, 2017
During the Spring Session of the Holy Synod of Bishops of the Orthodox Church in America, held at the Chancery March 28-31, 2017, “For the Life of the World” was selected as the theme of the 19th All-American Council [AAC].
The theme of the AAC...
March 13, 2017
February 22, 2017
[Episcopal News Service] A “peace camp” for children in New Mexico, translated into a new program for adults.
American cultural assimilation classes for women who recently arrived in Dallas as refugees.
Ecumenical outreach in the black community by a half dozen predominantly white churches in east Texas, where hate groups have been reported in alarming numbers.
The Episcopal Church’s Province VII is...
February 8, 2017
[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Advocacy and Networking for Mission
Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry,...
February 6, 2017
The Rev. Stuart Hoke was honored with the Samuel Shoemaker Award at the annual meeting of the Recovery Ministries of the Episcopal Church last November. In a recent telephone interview, Hoke mentioned the words of Bill W., founder of Alcoholics Anonymous:
“Showing others who suffer how we were given help is the very thing which makes life seem so worth while to us now. Cling to the thought that, in God’s hands, the dark past is the greatest possession you have—the key to life and...