December 4, 2013
December 3, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The 2014 Roanridge Trust Award Grants, totaling $170,000.00 for nine grants for transformative work across the church, have been announced by Sam McDonald, Episcopal Church Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission.
“All of the grant applications submitted exhibited the high level of commitment of many dioceses for the importance of the work of our church in small towns and rural areas...
November 27, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Instead of power-shopping the Thanksgiving day-after sales, Robyn LaRocca and her teenage daughters will be doing laundry, and preparing and serving meals to Houston-area homeless.
November 12, 2013
VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 11/12/13)—The American Baptist calendar designates November 17 as “Asian American Baptist Sunday.” In light of Typhoon Haiyan—which hit the Philippines on Friday and took thousands of lives in Tacloban alone—American Baptist Home Mission Societies (ABHMS) encourages American Baptists to lift our American Baptist Filipino brothers and sisters in prayer.
American Baptist Filipino churches are within several American Baptist Churches (ABC) USA...
November 11, 2013
November 5, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs, press release] The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has issued the following report:
The Episcopal Church’s Task Force on the Study of Marriage has begun to dig into the depth and breadth of its work, enabled by Resolution A050 at the 2012 General Convention. The Rev. Brian C. Taylor, chair, reports, “We’re making enormous progress on the broad charge we’ve been given, thanks to the enthusiasm and commitment...
November 1, 2013
[Claremont School of Theology] The faculty and trustees of Claremont School of Theology are pleased to announce the appointment of Sheryl A....
October 17, 2013
[Episcopal News Service – Chicago, Illinois] During its Oct. 15-17 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below.
Approve appointment of Grant Thornton, LLP, to audit all accounts under the management or control of the council and the Domestic and Foreign Missionary...
October 16, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] With toffee and coffees, body butters and shower gels, wine and ale, oil and incense, peanut brittle, “Heavenly Hot Fudge Sauce,” and even an occasional ‘Holy Honey’ – Episcopal churches and institutions across the country earmark signature products for good works.
In Nashville, Tennessee, for example, Katrina Robertson survived abuse and life on the streets to become national sales manager for...
October 11, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Now, there’s a way to do Sunday school the rest of the week.
In Poughkeepsie, New York, for example, Christ Church’s online “Soul School” offers parishioners a way to brush up on all things Episcopal without ever leaving their homes.
It’s a computer class on Episcopal tradition, made available via a ChurchNext subscription....