Advancing to General Convention: Eucharist presiders and preachers, worship, prayer opportunities announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The daily Eucharist presiders and preachers for The Episcopal Church 78th General Convention have been named. Additionally, opportunities for prayer both for those attending General Convention as well as those following from afar have been announced. The Episcopal Church’s 78th General Convention, June 25 – July 3, […]

Kayla Massey receives first UTO/YASC Internship

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced that Kayla Massey of the Diocese of Upper South Carolina has been named the first Julia Chester Emery United Thank Offering/Young Adult Service Corps intern. Massey currently serves as a Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) […]

New Jersey offers resources from first formation conference

[Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey press release] More than 400 people from throughout the Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey participated in the April 18 FORMATION: The Bishop’s Spring Conference, an inaugural event held at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Trenton. The conference featured three leaders in the field of Christian formation. More details on the conference […]

Central Maryland faith leaders speak on the death of Freddie Gray

[Central Maryland Ecumenical Council press release] Faith leaders of central Maryland released a statement April 23 on the death of Freddie Gray, who was injured while in Baltimore City Police custody and later died. Members of the Baltimore Interfaith Coalition, the Ecumenical Leaders Group of Maryland and the Central Maryland Ecumenical Council gathered on the […]

Massachusetts Episcopal Church bishops speak against death penalty

[Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts press release] As the jury convenes this week in the sentencing phase of the trial of convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the bishops of the Episcopal Church’s two Massachusetts dioceses April 23 issued the following statement against the death penalty. As bishops of the Episcopal Church in Massachusetts, we join […]

NetsforLife® doubles malaria net total, expands volunteer capacity

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] In 2014, Episcopal Relief & Development‘s NetsforLife® program partnership doubled the number of long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) distributed since the program’s inception in 2006, helping to bring malaria protection to new communities and replace worn-out nets from previous distributions. Between 2006 and 2013, trained local volunteers known as Malaria […]

United Thank Offering experiences record year of generosity

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society is pleased to announce that the United Thank Offering has experienced a record year of generosity, marking a 2.14% increase for 2014-2015 over the previous year. The United Thank Offering is a ministry to promote thankfulness and mission in the whole […]

Presiding Bishop preaches at St. Mark’s, Suffolk

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached the following sermon at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Suffolk, Virginia.    St. Mark’s, Suffolk, VA Centennial celebration April 19, 2015   The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church   Beloved, you are the apple of […]

New Pontifical anti-trafficking website features Anglican resources

[Vatican Radio] The Pontifical Science Academies have launched a new website aimed at combating the worldwide scourge of human trafficking. The website builds on the success achieved over the past year by the ecumenical Global Freedom Network, including a joint declaration against modern slavery signed by Pope Francis and leaders of different faith communities in […]

Advancing to General Convention: Registration open for Young Adult Festival

Why Serve, Kindling

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Registration is now open for The Episcopal Church Young Adult Festival, which is scheduled to run concurrently with the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, June 25 – July 3, in Salt Lake City, UT (Diocese of Utah). The event is planned and hosted by the Domestic […]