Archives for 2017

Episcopal partners celebrate 5-year program achievements for healthy children in Zambia

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development and Zambia Anglican Council Outreach Programs (ZACOP) celebrated the five-year achievements of their flagship integrated Early Childhood Development program at a forum in Lusaka on May 24. More than 70 attendees participated in the forum, including The Most Rev. Albert Chama, archbishop and primate of […]

Presiding Bishop preaches on ‘forgiveness, repentance, healing and reconciliation’ in Haiti

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached a sermon “on the occasion of the liturgical signing of the covenant of reconciliation” on May 23 at the Episcopal Theological Seminary in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. All clergy in the diocese attended the special liturgy. “Mutual forgiveness and repentance, healing and reconciliation are hard work and they often take […]

Barron Trump scolarisé à la rentrée à St. Andrew’s Episcopal School (Maryland)

Barron Trump, le plus jeune fils du Président Donald Trump va être scolarisé à la rentrée à St. Andrew’s Episcopal School à Potomac (État du Maryland). Barron Trump, âgé de 11 ans, va déménager de New York à Washington avec sa mère, la première dame Melania Trump, à la fin de l’année scolaire en cours à  Columbia […]

EPPN: Faith values for a national budget

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] President Trump is expected to release his federal budget request May 23. This budget request is one important component of the fiscal year 2018 appropriations and budget process. Read the Office of Government Relations resource on the federal budget to educate yourself on this process ahead of upcoming action alerts. […]

Q&A: Los Angeles priest champions interfaith education, dialogue

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Gwynne Guibord is trained as a clinical psychologist, and for much of her adult life she expected to continue in private practice until retirement. But God had other plans for her. She began feeling a call to the priesthood after a series of midlife events prompted a stretch of soul-searching, […]

Bishop of Manchester offers prayers after suicide attack

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Manchester, David Walker, has issued the following statement after the attack at a concert venue in Manchester in northern England in which 22 people were killed and 59 injured: “Today is a day to mourn the dead, to pray with their families and with the injured, and to […]

Fate of quake damaged New Zealand cathedral to be decided in September

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of Christchurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September. The Synod of the Diocese of Christchurch will rule on whether the Cathedral should be restored – or demolished and replaced with a […]

Search committee for Episcopal Church missioner for black ministry offers update

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The search committee for the Episcopal Church missioner for black ministry has provided the following update on its work: Update on the search for the new Missioner for Black Ministry The work of the search committee to find the new missioner for black ministry within the Episcopal […]

Diocese of West Texas notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop Suffragan-Elect Brooke-Davidson ordination and consecration on July 29

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of West Texas that Bishop Suffragan-Elect Jennifer Brooke-Davidson has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson was elected […]

Gene Robinson named to two Chautauqua Institution posts

Retired bishop will become vice president/senior pastor, chair of President’s Advisory Council on Faith in Society

[Chautauqua Institution press release] In anticipation of the departure of Director of Religion the Rev. Robert Franklin at the conclusion of the 2017 Chautauqua Institution season, President Michael E. Hill has announced plans to reorganize the Department of Religion with an eye toward shaping a national dialogue on faith in society. Retired Episcopal Bishop Gene […]