Archives for October 2015

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. […]

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 […]

Video: Jefferts Schori urges compassionate response to refugee crisis

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here. [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori speaks about the refugee crisis and encourages a more compassionate response to those […]

Video: Episcopal Church helps refugees resettle in France

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here. [Episcopal News Service] The following video about how The Episcopal Church is helping refugees escaping war and persecution to find new […]

Video: ‘What if it were you?’ Responding to the refugee crisis in Italy

Suffragan bishops visit Rome's Joel Nafuma Refugee Center

This article is part of an ongoing series exploring the response to the global refugee crisis by The Episcopal Church and its ecumenical and interfaith partners. Other articles in the series are available here. [Episcopal News Service – Rome] As the global refugee crisis intensifies, a long-established Episcopal-led ministry of radical hospitality in the heart […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at South Korean cathedral

[Episcopal News Service – Seoul, South Korea] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached Oct. 3 at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Nicholas in downtown Seoul. She spoke through a translator whose voice has been edited out of this video after her introductory remarks. Jefferts Schori preached on the Gospel reading for the day, […]

Video: Jeremiah Yang on how to renew the church’s compassion

[Episcopal News Service – Seoul, South Korea] The Rev. Jeremiah Yang, former president of the Sungkonghoe University in Seoul and a theologian, on Oct. 2 here called the Christian church back to a theology of mission based on the “compassionate relationship with suffering people.” Yang used the April 16, 2014 sinking of the MV Sewol […]

Video: Presiding Bishop discusses future of Asia-America partnerships

[Episcopal News Service – Seoul, South Korea] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori spoke Oct. 2 here about the future of mission partnerships between Episcopalians and Anglicans. Her keynote address was part of Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries’ Sept. 30-Oct. 5 international consultation here. She spoke at the Cathedral of St. Mary and St. Nicholas in downtown Seoul, […]

Video: Stacy Sauls on the gift of seeing the world through Asian eyes

[Episcopal News Service – Seoul, South Korea] Bishop Stacy Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, spoke Oct. 1 to Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries’ Sept. 30-Oct. 5 international consultation here about the gift of transformation that he was given years ago in Korea. Sauls told the story of his and his wife Ginger’s experience of […]