Archives for October 2015

Union of Black Episcopalians begins vigil for Curry and the church

Rollicking, moving Eucharist kicks off weekend of leadership transition

[Episcopal News Service – Washington, D.C.] During hours between the Oct. 31 Vigil Celebration, hosted by the Union of Black Episcopalians, and the time when Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry is formally installed as presiding bishop and primate on Nov. 1, he and The Episcopal Church are being held in a traditional African-American […]

Video: Episcopalians joyfully anticipate Curry as presiding bishop

[Episcopal News Service, Washington, D.C.] Episcopalians participating in the Oct. 31 Vigil Celebration, hosted by Union of Black Episcopalians, share their excitement and enthusiasm for Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry on the eve of his installation as presiding bishop on Nov. 1.

Video: Sandye Wilson preaches at Vigil Eucharist for Curry’s installation

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Sandye A. Wilson, rector of the Episcopal Church of St. Andrew and Holy Communion in South Orange, New Jersey, preached at the Vigil Celebration and Eucharist, sponsored by the Union of Black Episcopalians (UBE), in honor of the next presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, Bishop Michael B. […]

Episcopal Relief & Development Matching Gift Challenge Celebrates 75th Anniversary

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Relief & Development supporters have the opportunity to double their impact and unlock $750,000 in matching funds to help the organization reach its 75th Anniversary fundraising goal and expand its programs worldwide. With matching funds generously provided by a group of dedicated Episcopal Relief & Development donors, any contribution made during […]

Video: Jefferts Schori reflects on nine-year term as Presiding Bishop

[Episcopal News Service] In a 10-minute video interview with the Episcopal News Service, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori reflects on her nine-year term in office that began Nov. 1, 2006. She discusses her vision of the reign of God on earth, her hopes for The Episcopal Church, what it has been like to be the first […]

Interactive timeline traces all presiding bishops of The Episcopal Church

Roles, duties of presiding bishop have evolved with life of the church

To interact with this timeline, close the introduction and use the slider at the bottom to scroll through the events. To explore an event, click on it. You will then have options to read the details, delve deeper and connect with related online resources. [Episcopal News Service] The role of the presiding bishop of The […]

Episcopal Church prepares for Curry’s history-making installation

Weekend of celebrations to mark the beginning of new presiding bishop’s term

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church will make history Nov. 1 as it celebrates the All Saints Sunday installation of Diocese of North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry as its 27th presiding bishop and its primate. On that day, Curry, 62, will become the first person of color to hold the position of presiding bishop and […]

Heather Cook sentenced to seven years in prison

[Episcopal News Service] Former Episcopal Diocese of Maryland Bishop Suffragan Heather Cook was sentenced Oct. 27 to seven years in prison for causing the Dec. 27, 2014 death of a Baltimore father of two. Cook had pleaded guilty Sept. 8 to automobile manslaughter and three other criminal charges for causing the car-bicycle accident in suburban […]

Cuerpo de Servicio de Jóvenes Adultos en la Iglesia Episcopal: oportunidades incalculables en toda la Comunión Anglicana

Se aceptan solicitudes para las colocaciones en el 2016-2017

[27 de octubre del  2015] Los jóvenes adultos (de 21 a 30 años) tienen la oportunidad de transformar sus propias vidas mientras participan en la misión y en el ministerio en la Comunión Anglicana al unirse al Cuerpo de Servicio de Jóvenes Adultos. Samuel McDonald, Director Deputado de la Sociedad Misionera Doméstica y Extranjera,anunció que […]

Episcopal Church Young Adult Service Corps: untold opportunities throughout Anglican Communion

Applications accepted for 2016-2017 placements

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps. Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for theDomestic and Foreign Missionary Society, announced that applications […]