Resources for the new church program year

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Welcoming Sunday. Homecoming Sunday. Back To Church Sunday. Welcome Home Sunday. Registration Sunday. Gathering Sunday. The names vary, but the purpose is the same – events and activities slated for that one Sunday in each congregation which marks the conclusion of summer and the beginning of the new […]

Louisiana flood relief is cooking

[GumboEvent.org press release] Great food has always come out of Bayou country, and unfortunately, Louisiana also has its share of natural disasters, mainly flooding.  Historic flooding has hit the Bayou state once again. Financial and spiritual relief is needed. Please be a part of a nationwide gumbo cooking fundraiser on Sept. 10. Dioceses and parishes […]

Presiding Bishop: Statement in support of the advocacy of the people of Standing Rock Sioux Reservation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued the following statement in support of the advocacy of the people of Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. “Water is a gift from the creator, respect it, and protect it.”  I was deeply moved by these words printed on the sign of a […]

20 Episcopalians serving as missionaries through the Young Adult Service Corps

Five returning for a second year of service

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Twenty young adults representing 18 Episcopal Church dioceses are serving as missionaries in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) for the 2016-2017 term in locales throughout the Anglican Communion. Five of them are continuing their ministries with YASC for a second year. YASC is a ministry of […]

Episcopal Relief & Development supports California fire response

[Episcopal Relief & Development press release] Episcopal Relief & Development is supporting the disaster response efforts of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, where crews have recently contained the Blue Cut fire in the hills north of San Bernardino. Over the past week, the blaze burned nearly 57 square miles of land and destroyed over […]

Episcopal Peace Fellowship endorses Black Lives’ policy platform

[Episcopal Peace Fellowship press release] The National Executive Council of the Episcopal Peace Fellowship joined by the fellowship’s Palestine/Israel Network, is proud to stand in solidarity with Black Lives Matter Movement in unequivocal support of its ”Vision for Black Lives” issued on August 1. “The policy demands listed in the platform cover a wide variety […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church indigenous missioner

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for the Episcopal Church missioner for indigenous ministries, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. The missioner for indigenous ministries enables and empowers the needs and inclusion of indigenous peoples and their respective communities within the Episcopal Church. The position’s primary focus is […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church language services manager

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of manager for language services, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. In this full-time position, the manager for language services will manage all aspects of translation and interpretation activities for the Episcopal Church, including items needed from […]

Jubilee Ministry grants awarded for 29 mission, ministry programs

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Twenty-nine Episcopal Church Jubilee Grants totaling $64,612.30 have been awarded to support mission and ministry in 22 dioceses. Jubilee Ministries are congregations or agencies with connections to the Episcopal Church, designated by diocesan bishops and affirmed by Executive Council, whose mission work affects the lives of those […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church chief operating officer

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of chief operating officer, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. The chief operating officer position is based in New York City and is a full-time position. The chief operating officer oversees a broad portfolio of responsibilities including the day-to-day […]