Episcopal Bishop Sauls to preach at Interim Shared Eucharist with United Methodists

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[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, will preach at an Interim Shared Eucharist with the United Methodist Church on March 3 at 5:30 pm at John Street United Methodist Church in New York City. United Methodist New York Annual Conference Resident Bishop Jane […]

RIP: Former Long Island Bishop Orris G. Walker, Jr.

[Episcopal Diocese of Long Island] The Rt. Rev. Orris G. Walker, Jr., died on Feb. 28 at the age of 72. He was the seventh bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island, serving from 1991 to 2009. “His episcopate championed the cause of full inclusion of women in the ordained ministry of the diocese,” […]

Theological studies ignited transformation of Georgia woman set to die

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] An untold story about convicted murderer Kelly Renee Gissendaner is that she is loved and admired by many inmates and others who serve at Lee Arrendale State Prison north of Atlanta. Gissendaner, 47, a graduate of a prison-based theology certificate program, is set to become on March 2 the first woman […]

RIP: Malcolm Boyd, activist-writer priest, dies at 91

Boyd's ordained ministry spanned 60 years

[The Episcopal News — Los Angeles] The Rev. Canon Malcolm Boyd – whose human rights advocacy shaped most of his 30 books including the 1965 best-seller Are You Running with Me, Jesus? – died February 27 in Los Angeles while receiving private hospice care. Severe complications of pneumonia caused Boyd’s death at age 91, said […]

Central Gulf Coast diocese elects James Russell Kendrick as bishop

[Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast] The Rev. James Russell Kendrick, rector of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was elected as bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast on Feb. 21, pending the required consents from a majority of bishops with jurisdiction and standing committees of The Episcopal Church. […]

Washington National Cathedral Phase I earthquake repairs completed

[Washington National Cathedral] Washington National Cathedral has announced the completion of Phase I repairs in its ongoing earthquake restoration work. The August 2011 magnitude-5.8 earthquake shook the cathedral and caused approximately $32 million in damage. The seismic event rotated pinnacles, cracked mortar, chipped and cracked limestone, and briefly took flying buttresses out of compression. Following […]

Brooklyn church art exhibit features fresh take on Stations of the Cross

[The Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew] To mark the season of Lent, The Episcopal Church of St. Luke and St. Matthew has invited 14 Brooklyn artists to contribute innovative works for a “stations of the cross” exhibit. The tradition of walking the 14 stations of the cross, which portray the events leading to […]

Massachusetts: Young adult communities get ‘Intent’ this Lent

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts] Young adults from several worshiping communities in the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts are inviting one another into Lent this year with a daily dose of their own art, poetry, stories, photography, music and maybe even a cartoon or two. And because these devotions are digital, anyone can sign up to receive […]

Fort Worth: Endowment complete for Hulsey Chair in Episcopal Studies

[Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth press release] Brite Divinity School, located at Texas Christian University, and the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth have announced the completion of a $2.5 million endowment for a faculty chair: The Right Reverend Sam B. Hulsey Chair in Episcopal Studies. Hulsey is the retired bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of […]

Georgia activists ask for end to executions of intellectually disabled

Diocese of Atlanta joins other death-penalty opponents lobbying legislators

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] Death penalty opponents this week asked lawmakers to bring Georgia into line with all other states for how the state determines whether death row inmates are intellectually disabled. When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2002 that it is unconstitutional to execute people with intellectual disabilities Georgia was first to establish […]