Archives for June 2017

Episcopal Migration Ministries’ director responds to travel ban’s ‘relationship’ stipulation

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement June 30 in response to the “relationship” stipulation in the Trump administration’s executive order banning the entry of foreign nationals.  A Response to the Administration’s Decision on Relationships The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries Earlier […]

El director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración responde a la definición de ‘relación’ en las restricciones de viajes

[Ministerio Episcopal de Migración] El Rdo. E. Mark Stevenson, director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, emitió la siguiente declaración el 30 de junio en respuesta a la definición de “relación” en el decreto ejecutivo del gobierno de Trump que impide el ingreso al país de [ciertos] ciudadanos extranjeros. Una respuesta a la decisión del gobierno sobre […]

Young Anglicans in Malawi raise money for people with disabilities

[Anglican Communion News Service] Members of an Anglican youth group in Blantyre, Malawi, have donated medical equipment, including a wheelchair, to two boys in need in the African country. Victor January, who is 12 and has difficulties walking, received the medically recommended wheelchair as a replacement for his previously unsuitable one. A boy with albinism, […]

African diocese awards stoves to winners of plastic artwork contest

[Anglican Communion News Service] Environmentally friendly stoves were the prize on offer in the southern Africa country of Swaziland to winners of an Anglican diocese artwork competition that threw up the challenge of making mats out of plastic waste. Bishop of Swaziland Ellinah Wamukoya launched the plastic artwork competition for the Mother’s Union with the objective […]

Presiding Bishop ‘deeply concerned’ about Bruno’s actions, places ‘partial restriction’ on bishop

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, citing behavior that “may threaten the good order and welfare of the Church,” has taken disciplinary action against Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno while a disciplinary panel weighs whether to punish Bruno further over his role in a failed land sale. “I am deeply concerned […]

Presiding Bishop places ‘partial restriction’ on Bishop Bruno

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On June 29, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, has placed a “Partial Restriction on the Ministry of a Bishop” on the Rt. Rev. Jon Bruno of the Diocese of Los Angeles. Signed by the Presiding Bishop, the Partial Restriction is […]

Applications accepted for United Thank Offering internship

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are being accepted for the 2017-2018 United Thank Offering internship. The purpose of the internship is to support the work of the United Thank Offering in addition to participating in the work of a local ministry. More information, applications and instructions are available here. The 2017-2018 […]

Northern California youth trek centered on racial reconciliation, environmental justice

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] A great movement doesn’t always begin with great big steps. And young people in the Diocese of Northern California are discovering that when it comes to racial reconciliation and environmental justice, the small steps they are taking may help others to understand what it takes to break down barriers and truly […]

Katharine Jefferts Schori to be assisting bishop in San Diego

[Episcopal Diocese of San Diego] We are excited to announce the selection of former Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori as our assisting bishop. Jefferts Schori will begin her tenure with us on Aug. 13. She will serve three-quarters time performing episcopal functions such as visitations, confirmations, ordinations and receptions. She will share with the standing committee […]

River of Life pilgrimage paddles its way down Connecticut River

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal pilgrims have reached Day 30 of their 410-mile journey down the Connecticut River, and social media dispatches from the River of Life pilgrimage show clear skies, peaceful water and a group determined to embrace the call to prayer as they clutch their paddles. “Another blessed day on the CT River Pilgrimage,” […]