Archives for September 2015

Kansas church repents treatment of its only black member

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] On a recent Sunday afternoon, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Clay Center, Kansas, was packed with worshippers, including half a dozen guests from the Ward Chapel AME Church in nearby Junction City. They had gathered Sept. 20 for a service of repentance, healing and reconciliation to acknowledge the mistreatment of the only […]

Episcopal Asiamericans begin meeting in Seoul, South Korea

Participants will help celebrate 125th anniversary of Anglican Church of Korea

[Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries press release] The Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries, with sponsorship and support from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, will hold its International Consultation on Sept. 30–Oct. 5 in Seoul, South Korea with the theme “Celebrating our Partnerships; Uniting our Mission.” The venue selected is the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Nicholas in […]

Según se avecinan más cortes de agua, la Iglesia se prepara para encuestar los barrios

Los marginados huyen del renacimiento de Detroit

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] En un día cualquiera, unos 10.000 residentes de Detroit, ancianas y madres solteras en su mayoría, abren un grifo seco. Es una persistente crisis de agua que ha atraído la atención y la condena internacionales en medio de la cobertura del renacimiento de Detroit que, emerge de la quiebra […]

Muslims and Christians to mobilize 1 million faith leaders to improve child, maternal health

[Issued by Episcopal Relief & Development, Member of the Faith Alliance for Health] An interfaith coalition of faith-based organizations has announced it will mobilize one million faith leaders over the next five years to help improve the health of women and children in countries with high child mortality rates. The Faith Alliance for Health comprises […]

Boys Home of Virginia hosts Teach a Man to Fish event

Renowned instructor Dusty Sprague introduces young men to art and skills of fly fishing

[Boys Home of Virginia press release] Fly fishing is a lot like life – it may look easy but there’s a lot to learn. That’s why renowned fly-casting instructor Dusty Sprague and other enthusiasts gathered on the 1,400-acre campus of Boys Home of Virginia on Sept. 26 for Teach a Man to Fish, a first-ever […]

Canadian church’s ‘red tape challenge’ raises funds for Syrian refugees

[Anglican Journal] A London, Ontario church is raising money for Syrian refugees at lightning speed — thanks, at least partly, to a very Canadian household material. As of Sept. 21, St. Aidan’s Anglican Church had raised roughly $35,000 for refugee sponsorship after 15 days of its “Red Tape Challenge.” The appeal asks participants, after making […]

Presiding Bishop, other faith leaders endorse Pope’s climate change imperative

[Episcopal News Service] In the wake of Pope Francis’ historic visit to Washington, D.C., Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and other faith leaders on Sept. 24 committed to five initiatives to address global climate change. “Coming Together in Faith,” a two-day live-streamed interreligious summit, brought together faith leaders to issue a call to […]

Anglican Alliance’s Europe consultation focuses on refugee crisis

[Anglican Alliance] The refugee crisis is top of the agenda as the Anglican Alliance holds its first-ever European regional consultation in Wales this week. Gathering from the Anglican and Episcopal provinces of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, this Europe regional consultation, hosted by the Anglican Alliance, will share different perspectives on humanitarian issues and other social justice concerns during its three-day meeting held at St. Michael’s College, Cardiff. […]

Communiqué: International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue

International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue September 2015 Communiqué Buffalo, New York, United States of America In the name of the Triune God, and with the blessing and guidance of our Churches, the International Commission for Anglican-Orthodox Theological Dialogue (ICAOTD) met in Buffalo, New York, from 19 to 25 September 2015. The Commission is deeply […]

El ‘Tour Contra la Trata de Personas’ de San Joaquín se propone crear conciencia y eliminar la esclavitud

[Episcopal News Service] Diana Cisneros, de 29 años y residente en Bakersfield, California, ha dedicado gran parte del 13 de septiembre a ayudar a víctimas de la trata de personas a encontrar un refugio seguro. “Mi marido iba rumbo a la iglesia y vio a esta muchacha que salía corriendo descalza de un hotel, y […]