December 17, 2014
December 12, 2014
[Episcopal Church Women press release] The Episcopal Church Women (ECW) National Board Memorial Scholarship Fund was recently established with a gift of $50,000 from the board. Those women who wish to engage in graduate study in areas related to church work, special ministries, and helping professions are eligible to apply for scholarship grant awards.
Scholarship applicants may apply for a $3,000 maximum annual award for a period of up to 3 years. Applicants must...
November 17, 2014
[Church of England] The General Synod has today enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as bishops in the Church of England.
The formal enactment of the legislation – Amending Canon 33 – followed the vote on final approval by the synod at its meeting in July of this year. Since that time the legislation has been approved in the U.K. Parliament and received Royal Assent.
The final legislative requirements took place during...
November 14, 2014
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has named the Rev. Joan Grimm Fraser of the Diocese of Long Island to serve as the provincial delegate to represent The Episcopal Church at the 59th Session of the 2015 United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) meeting, March 9-20, 2015.
The Presiding Bishop...