Archives for 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Christmas 2015 sermon

[Lambeth Palace] Read Archbishop Justin Welby’s Christmas sermon preached at Canterbury Cathedral this morning. At a Carol service last week I met Mary Berry. She was a delight, and it was a privilege to meet her. The conversation was going so well – I can bluff even when it comes to Bake Off – until […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas 2015 message

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Christmas 2015 message “As the words were spoken on that night when Jesus was born, peace, good will to all people, God bless you, God keep you.” [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “As the words were spoken on that night when Jesus was born, peace, good […]

El ministerio de reasentamiento de Atlanta: una fiesta en Navidad y una amistad durante todo el año

Este artículo es parte de una serie en desarrollo que explora la respuesta de parte de la Iglesia Episcopal y de sus asociados ecuménicos a la crisis global de los refugiados. Otros artículos de la serie se pueden encontrarse aquí. [Episcopal News Service] Puede ser la primera fiesta de Navidad para cerca de 40 niños […]

Episcopales de todo el mundo ayudan a otros a celebrar la Navidad

Los empeños congregacionales van desde comidas a juguetes, desde ropa hasta invitaciones al culto

Un artículo acerca del creciente apoyo de los refugiados en esta Navidad puede encontrarse aquí. [Episcopal News Service] El Advierto puede ser el tiempo de esperar la venida de Cristo, pero en muchas congregaciones episcopales es también el tiempo de volcarse hacia fuera, hacia nuestros semejantes cercanos y lejanos para ayudarlos a experimentar la alegría […]

La temporada navideña provoca un aumento de apoyo a los refugiados

Este artículo es parte de una serie en desarrollo que explora la respuesta de parte de la Iglesia Episcopal y de sus asociados ecuménicos a la crisis global de los refugiados. Otros artículos de la serie se pueden encontrarse aquí. [Episcopal News Service] Con la estación de Navidad a las puertas, algunos ministerios de reasentamiento […]

Tara Elgin Holley named Director of Development

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry announced that Tara Elgin Holley has been named Director of Development for The Episcopal Church. As director, Holley will lead the Development Office on all projects, including cultivating major prospects including the rebuilding of churches and institutions of the Episcopal Diocese […]

The Rev. Stephanie Spellers named Canon to the Presiding Bishop for evangelism and reconciliation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry announced that the Rev. Stephanie Spellers has been named Canon to the Presiding Bishop for Evangelism and Reconciliation. Spellers will be responsible for supporting the ministry of the presiding bishop and primate as it pertains to evangelism and reconciliation […]

Oklahoma bishop receives award for outstanding human rights achievement

[Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma] The Rt. Rev. Edward J. Konieczny, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oklahoma, was recently recognized by the Oklahoma Universal Human Rights Alliance for his outstanding human rights achievement. The mission of the Oklahoma Universal Rights Alliance is to be, “…a guardian of liberty, working daily in courts, legislatures and communities […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry announces independent investigation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has issued the following statement to the staff of the Episcopal Church. December 18, 2015 Dear Friends, I have today engaged a law firm to conduct an independent investigation of the concerns that led me to place three members […]

London meetings build on ecumenical momentum from Paris

[World Council of Churches press release] Capitalizing on momentum from the recent COP21 accord in Paris was the focus of a meeting of the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary, the Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit and Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby at Lambeth Palace in London on Dec. 16. The leaders also planned for […]