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Carl Wright elected bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The Rev. Carl Wright was elected Sept. 20 to be the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries. The House of Bishops elected Wright on the second ballot with 59 votes. … [Read More]

World leaders adopt a global migration compact

[Episcopal News Service] World leaders came together at the United Nations Sept. 19 to adopt the New York Declaration, a document that commits countries around the world to protect the rights of refugees and migrants and to share the responsibility … [Read More]

Bishops, spouses learn firsthand about Flint’s water crisis

[Episcopal News Service – Flint, Michigan] Even before the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, became a federal emergency in late January, the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan was distributing water and partnering with other churches and groups to r … [Read More]

John Danforth calls Episcopal Church to healing ministry for America

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] Calling for “an expansive ministry to America,” former Missouri Republican Sen. John Danforth called on the Episcopal Church Sept. 16 to combine its pastoral and prophetic voices into “a healing ministry to … [Read More]

Historic joint meeting hears of effort to change church’s culture

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The House of Bishops, the House of Deputies and the Executive Council heard on Sept. 15 about efforts to shift the culture of the Episcopal Church’s denominational staff closer to that of the Jesus Mov … [Read More]