June 25, 2015
June 24, 2015
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following opening remarks June 24 during a joint session of both houses.
“This body is meant to be sacrament of God, an outward demonstration of the life and hope within us.”
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in her opening remarks to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church on June 24.
June 19, 2015
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of stories about The Episcopal Church’s pledge at the 77th General Convention to partner with dioceses to begin innovative mission strategies.
June 11, 2015
- In 2011 my wife Chichi and I, two Nigerian immigrants, received a call from God and New Life Christian Reformed Church to move to Houston and explore full-time ministry. Through Christian Reformed Home Missions, we would explore the possibility of planting a new church.
June 4, 2015
[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Episcopal dioceses of Texas and West Texas in response to severe flooding caused by weeks of heavy rain across the region. Church teams in both dioceses are providing pastoral care and conducting needs assessments in areas where people lost homes and belongings to the floods, and church facilities are acting as ministry bases for outreach efforts. Episcopal Relief &...
June 3, 2015
- “Our Children's Disaster Services team in Houston is keeping busy,” reported Kathy Fry-Miller, associate director of Children’s Disaster Services (CDS). A CDS volunteer team has been caring for children and families affected by the storms that have hit Texas recently, causing tornados and also widespread flooding in north-central areas of the state.
May 27, 2015
- After nearly a foot of rain fell on Houston and nearby parts of Texas on Monday night, World Renew Disaster Response Services has deployed an early-response team that was in the area to begin to make critical contacts, assess flooding, and gauge damage to homes and businesses in affected areas.