Archives for 2016

Video: Young adult missionary transformed by service in Tanzania

[Episcopal News Service] Andy Russell from the Diocese of Southern Virginia has served as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) volunteer in the Diocese of Central Tanganyika, Tanzania, where he supported the diocesan communications efforts and the Carpenter’s Kids orphan support program. The experience, Russell says, has helped him to grow and expand his outlook on life. […]

Video: Two Tables

  [Office of Communication] Two Tables features young adult Maggy Keet of New York City discussing two tables – one for the Lord’s banquet and the other for her family and friends’ banquet. Two Tables is the first video in the Episcopal Church Advent series, Make Ready The Feast. More information about Advent Observations for 2016: Make […]

Video: Presiding Bishop preaches at Christ Church Cathedral, Houston

[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached Nov. 16 during the opening Eucharist for the International Black Clergy Conference. The Eucharist took place at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Houston. The church, which is the oldest congregation in Houston still worshipping on its original site, was filled for the service with […]

Video: Presiding Bishop on embracing the call of the Jesus Movement

[Episcopal News Service – Houston, Texas] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry told the International Black Clergy Conference Nov. 16 that the Jesus Movement is not a “Michael Curry concoction” that will have a limited shelf life. “It is a solemn call to reclaim our deepest origins – the deepest roots of who we are – and […]

Video: Election message from the Presiding Bishop

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop  Michael Curry has issued a video message on the national election on Nov. 8. The video is available here  and is available closed-captioned. The following is the text of the message. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry Post – Election Message November 9, 2016 Hello.  We’re […]

Video: Young Adult Service Corps volunteers prepare for service in the world

  [Episcopal Church Office of Communication] Young adults (21-30 years old) prepare to embark on a year in service that will transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion through the Young Adult Service Corps. Applications are open for 2017-2018 placements in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC), with additional information […]

Video: Presiding Bishop calls for prayer for Standing Rock Sioux Nation

Thursday, Nov. 3, at noon local time

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In a new video, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued an invitation for prayers for the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and all those gathered in support of the advocacy efforts. Curry asks that people pause and pray on Thursday, Nov. 3, at noon […]

Video: Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preaches at historic Christ Church

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey] Presiding Bishop Curry delivered this sermon Oct. 21 during the Holy Eucharist for the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council held at Christ Church, New Brunswick, New Jersey.  

Video: Presiding Bishop speaks at Rome’s Joel Nafuma Refugee Center

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry speaks outside St. Paul’s Within the Walls Episcopal Church in Rome, home to the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center, a long-established Episcopal-led ministry of radical hospitality. The center was dedicated in 1995 and provides sanctuary, advice and assistance for refugees.

Videos: Archbishop Justin, Pope Francis preach and exchange gifts in Rome