Archives for October 2013

Video: Archbishop of Canterbury addresses the WCC General Assembly

[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addresses the 10th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, meeting Oct. 30-Nov. 8 in Busan, South Korea. The full text of Welby’s address follows. Dear sisters and brothers in Christ On behalf of the Anglican Communion I greet you in the name of our Lord […]

Video: Canon Kenneth Kearon on the WCC

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, secretary general of the Anglican Communion, speaks about the importance of the World Council of Churches and the Anglican Church’s longstanding commitment to ecumenical affairs.

Video: Kansas Bishop Dean Wolfe on the WCC

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Dean Wolfe of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas, a member of the Episcopal Church’s official delegation to the 10th General Assembly of the World Council of Churches, talks about the importance of ecumenical affairs.

Video: Archbishop Joris Vercammen on the WCC

[Episcopal News Service]  Archbishop Joris Vercammen of the Old Catholic Churches of the Union of Utrecht, the Episcopal Church’s oldest full communion partner, talks about the importance of the World Council of Churches and its vital role in the global ecumenical movement.

Episcopal Preaching Foundation announces three new programs

Group's efforts hope to improve and enhance preaching in the church

[Episcopal Preaching Foundation press release] The Board of Directors of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation (EPF) is pleased to announce plans to begin three new programs in 2014. The new programs are made possible in part through the support of the Robertson Foundation. The initiatives are being developed in partnership with the Dioceses of Atlanta, Colorado, […]

Cifras y Datos de la Iglesia Episcopal

[31 de Octubre de 2013] Basado en la información recibida de los informes parroquiales, nuevas cifras y datos sobre el número de miembros de la Iglesia Episcopal han sido publicados aquí. Entre los datos: – En el 2012, la membresía de la Iglesia Episcopal fue 2.066.710 con 1.894.181 en las diócesis nacionales (50 estados en los […]

Episcopal Church facts and figures

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs – press release] Based on data received from the Parochial Reports, new facts and figures about membership in the Episcopal Church have been posted here. Among the facts: – In 2012, membership in the Episcopal Church is 2,066,710 with 1,894,181 in the domestic (50 U.S. states) dioceses and 172,529 in […]

AFEDJ celebrates 25 years

[The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem] The American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Board of Trustees and many supporters recently joined together to celebrate the organization’s 25th anniversary – 25 years supporting quality education and compassionate healthcare for those struggling in the Holy Land. This milestone celebrated AFEDJ’s growth since its […]

Joe Thoma selected as editor of The Historiographer

[National Episcopal Historians and Archivists press release] Joe Thoma has been selected to serve as editor of The Historiographer, a quarterly 20-24 page publication of the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists (NEHA) and the Historical Society of the Episcopal Church (HSEC). Thoma is communications officer for the Episcopal Diocese of Central Florida and will work […]

Strike out trafficking World Series challenge

Boston's Amirah program benefits

[Christ Church Cathedral – St. Louis, Missouri] When the last pitch settled into David Ross’ glove, the Boston Red Sox won the World Series — and Amirah, a nonprofit in Boston dedicated to providing effective, whole person aftercare for survivors of trafficking, won the $8,275 pot in the Strike Out Trafficking World Series Challenge. Christ Church Cathedral, […]