Archives for June 2016

89 educational scholarships granted throughout Episcopal Church, Anglican Communion

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Eighty-nine educational scholarships, totaling $302,684.95 have been awarded to students in 51 Episcopal Church dioceses as well as 13 provinces of the Anglican Communion for the 2016-2017 academic year. The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism and reconciliation, who serves as the […]

Video: Abundant Table

Videos to enjoy, learn, explore the Episcopal Church

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On Thursday, June 30, Thursdays at 2 features The Abundant Table whose mission is to connect the land with spirituality and community in the Diocese of Los Angeles. The video is available here, as well. Closed-captioned video is available here. Thursdays at 2 is a weekly […]

Episcopalians nominate new provisional bishop for South Carolina

[Episcopal Church in South Carolina press release] Leaders of The Episcopal Church in South Carolina have nominated the Rt. Rev. Gladstone B. “Skip” Adams III as the next provisional bishop for the diocese, calling him to South Carolina as he prepares to retire as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Central New York. The Standing […]

Episcopalians join together to help neighbors in flooded West Virginia

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians in the Diocese of West Virginia are helping their neighbors as the southeastern part of the state cleans up after last week’s devastating floods killed 23 people and damaged thousands of homes and businesses. Fifteen of the state’s 23 deaths occurred in Greenbrier County. The two Episcopal churches in the county, […]

RIP: Former Diocese of South Carolina Bishop Edward L. Salmon Jr.

[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Edward L. Salmon Jr., 13th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of South Carolina, died June 29 in St. Louis, Missouri, at age 82. A memorial Eucharist for Bishop Salmon will be held July 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Grace Church Cathedral in Charleston, South Carolina. The Rev. Dow Sanderson will preach. […]

Dallas diocese finds renewal and conversion through parish partnerships

[Episcopal Diocese of Dallas] The Rev. Betsy Randall doesn’t invite the un-churched to worship or to hear her preach the Gospel. Instead, she asks those who don’t know Christ to pick up a hammer, paintbrush or garden hoe and serve. It just happens that during the life-changing days focused on nails, paint and dirt that […]

Delight at de-mining operation at site of Jesus’ baptism

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Archbishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani has spoken of his “delight” at news that a mine clearance charity has secured permission to de-mine the area around the West Bank of the River Jordan on the approach to the traditional site of Jesus’ baptism. The baptism site at Qasr el Yahud, south of […]

Archbishop urges Christians to help write new Chilean Constitution

[Anglican Communion News Service] The government of Chile are beginning the process of sifting through 83,000 individual responses after a consultation on a new constitution for the country closed on June 28. Archbishop of Chile Héctor Zavala, primate of the Anglican Province of South America, has called on church members to “participate and actively be […]

Prayer response to Turkey airport terror attack

[Anglican Communion News Service] The June 28 terror attack at Istanbul International Airport has been met with a wave of prayer from Anglican and other Christian leaders. “Our hearts cry out in prayer for the victims and families of the terrible attack in Istanbul,” Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said on Twitter. “In prayer and faith we […]

Notre Union, trahie

[Le Huffington Post] Depuis le vote en Grande-Bretagne de quitter l’Union européenne, toutes sortes d’articles ont fleuri pour affirmer que les partisans du “Leave” ont agi par ignorance. Soit. Néanmoins, ils ont raison, car l’Union actuelle n’est pas celle que nous avons approuvée. Les principes fondamentaux de l’Union ont été trahis par une technocratie qui […]