Archives for February 2016

Video: Ashes to Go brings church to the streets of New York City

[Episcopal Church Office of Communication] The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for evangelism and reconciliation, is one of many Episcopalians who brought Ashes to Go to the streets on Ash Wednesday. An ENS article about Ash Wednesday initiatives to bring church to the people is available here.

Video: The Community of St. Anselm on their year in God’s time

[Lambeth Palace] The Community of St. Anselm, launched by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby last year, speak about their “year in God’s time.” Applications for September 2016 residential membership of the Community of St. Anselm are open until the end of February. Non-residential applications are open until mid-April. In September 2015, the Archbishop of Canterbury invited […]

Video: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Message for Lent 2016

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] “The season of Lent is upon us,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry says in his Message for Lent 2016. “It is a season of making a renewed commitment to participate and be a part of the movement of Jesus in this world.” The holy season […]

Video: Presiding Bishop’s sermon commemorating Absalom Jones

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry returned to the Diocese of Washington Feb. 7 to preach at a 3 p.m. Eucharist commemorating Absalom Jones, the first African-American to be ordained an Episcopal priest. The service included traditional African-American hymns and music of the African diaspora. The service was held at Washington National Cathedral and co-sponsored by Saint […]