Archives for July 2017

Kanuga names new director of formation programs and resident chaplain

This summer, Kanuga appointed the Rev. Richmond Jones as director of formation programs and resident chaplain. Richmond officially began his position in July and oversees the development of Kanuga’s youth and adult programming. In addition, he is actively serving as chaplain to Kanuga’s staff and guests. “Richmond brings not only extensive experience but—just as importantly—deep […]

RIP: The Rev. Stefani S. Schatz, canon to the ordinary in the Diocese of California

[Diocese of California] Stefani S. Schatz grew up in Santa Barbara, California, and it was her wish that, after 14 months of struggling with cancer, she would come home to spend her last days there. On July 7, she arrived in Santa Barbara, a place she loved. She passed away on five days later on July […]

À la clôture d’EYE17, « ceux qui font œuvre de paix » tracent leur chemin de retour

Monument commémoratif et musée d’Oklahoma City laissent une impression inoubliable 

[Episcopal News Service – Edmond (Oklahoma)] Alors que le soleil commençait à se coucher le 12 juillet à Oklahoma City, les jeunes de l’Église épiscopale se sont rassemblés par diocèse pour une procession depuis la Cathédrale St. Paul à quelque centaines de mètres au sud  du Monument commémoratif national d’Oklahoma City sur North Robinson Avenue pour une cérémonie aux […]

Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’

[Anglican Communion News Service] Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela on what was his birthday, July 18. Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. The tradition has developed […]

Archbishop of York leading teenagers on pilgrimage to Taizé in France

[Anglican Communion News Service] Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with Archbishop of York John Sentamu to Taize in France.  The Taizé Community is an ecumenical monastic order of more than one hundred brothers, from Catholic and Protestant traditions. Full article.

Episcopal faith is common ground for Kansas lawmakers on opposite sides of political aisle

[Episcopal News Service] Kansas state Reps. Brandon Whipple and Lonnie Clark would seem at first glance to have little in common. Whipple is a young Kansas transplant with a growing young family, and Clark is a retiree who grew up in the state. Their differing backgrounds extend to their politics: Whipple is a Democrat and […]

Episcopal Church of Cuba working with communities to transform lives

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme. In every part of the communion, the Anglican Alliance seeks to understand local models of holistic mission which can be shared for mutual inspiration and learning. […]

Holiday offer from Mothers’ Union for families affected by London tower block blaze

[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom, Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected by the London tower block fire tragedy in June by offering holidays under the charity’s Away From It All (AFIA) scheme. Read the entire article […]

Deadline extended for applications for United Thank Offering internship

[Episcopal Church Office Public Affairs press release] The deadline for applications has been extended to August 1 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 […]

Priest declares ‘Last Howlelujah Tour’ with ailing dog a barking success

[Episcopal News Service] The priestly pup Nawiliwili “Wili” Nelson has become quite the celebrity from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Las Vegas, Nevada, and he concluded his road trip with the Rev. Bill Miller on July 16 by topping $10,000 raised for animal wellness charities along the route of their “Last Howlelujah Tour.” Wili, a terrier […]