Archives for March 2014

Applications accepted for DFMS positions

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now being accepted for the full-time Mission Associate for Justice and Advocacy Ministries on the staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) as well as three positions in Episcopal Migration Ministries (EMM). These positions reflect the priorities of Episcopal Church General Convention 2012 and […]

Scholarship applications now accepted for Episcopal Church grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release]  Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 awarding of educational scholarships from The Episcopal Church, according to Samuel A. McDonald, Director of Mission/Deputy Chief Operating Officer and convener of the Scholarship Committee. “As a result of bequests, The Episcopal Church makes available a modest number of scholarships […]

Office of Finance issues updated report

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Office of Finance has issued an updated report on budget and investments. N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, announced that the nearly all of the dioceses have committed to The Episcopal Church. “We now have 108 dioceses and regional areas (of 111) […]

Marcus Walker named interim associate director, Anglican Centre in Rome

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. Marcus Walker has been appointed Interim Associate Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome from mid-May 2014. The appointment is being made because the Director, Archbishop David Moxon, has recently taken on additional responsibilities working closely with the Vatican as a member of the Executive Board of the Global […]

Los Angeles cathedral(s): ‘One ministry in two places’

This article is the third in a four-part series on the ministry of cathedrals, featuring interviews with their deans. The first article, “Video: Inside St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, with Dean David Ison” is available here; the second, “Education always a part of Ashton Brooks’ vocation,” is available here. In 2013, ENS also published a series […]

San Joaquin: David Rice elected, seated as bishop provisional

[Episcopal News Service] In the midst of hundreds of applauding and cheering supporters and well-wishers, the Rt. Rev. David Rice was formally seated March 29 as bishop provisional of the Diocese of San Joaquin in California’s Central Valley. “I am truly excited about experiencing the many ways in which Episcopalians in San Joaquin will continue […]

Archbishop of Canterbury hosts gathering of religious communities

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby is today welcoming over 100 members of a broad range of Anglican religious communities to Lambeth Palace to discuss the renewal of Religious Life within the Church. The conference will bring together members of diverse religious communities – some centuries old, others newly emerging – that […]

Anglican Church of Tanzania mourns the passing of Bishop Mhogolo

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church of Tanzania is mourning the loss of Bishop Godfrey Mdimi Mhogolo of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika. Mhogolo served his diocese since his consecration in 1989 with distinction and dedication. He died following a severe infection in his lungs in hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mhogolo was an […]

Video: Father Harry Neeley fashions a ministry out of firewood

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Harry Neeley has spent 20 years ministering to the clients of the Tri Parish Wood Bank and the volunteers who help run the Dillon, Montana-based program.

Wood bank’s unique ministry warms those left in the Montana cold

‘Those who live in the shadow of the American Dream’ get free firewood

[Episcopal News Service – Dillon, Montana] When winter drove snow and cold up against the Continental Divide in southwestern Montana this season, the arrival of the self-proclaimed Woodchucks or Woodchicks with a load of firewood from the Tri Parish Wood Bank was a welcome sight. Many congregations run food banks or feeding programs, but the […]