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 […]

Church Pension Group rings New York Stock Exchange opening bell

[Church Pension Group press release] The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, today rang The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in recognition of CPG’s centennial anniversary. Mary Kate Wold, CEO and president of CPG, was joined by members of the Church Pension Fund Board of Trustees, the […]

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Episcopal Health Foundation announces $5.1 million in grants to improve systems of care in Texas

[Episcopal Health Foundation] The Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) has approved $5.1 million to benefit 35 grant partners that provide comprehensive, community-based primary care for low-income Texans and/or help vulnerable communities access affordable health services. With these latest grants, EHF’s Board of Directors has approved 48 grants worth more than $11.2 million in 2017. “We’re dedicated […]

Live social media updates from EYE 2017 in Oklahoma City

Episcopal Youth Event 2017, or EYE, kicked off July 11 on the campus of the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, just north of Oklahoma City. More than 1,300 participants, workshop leaders, speakers, and volunteers are expected through July 13. You call follow the activities on social media using the hashtag #EYE17 or in our […]

Episcopal Relief & Development supports flood relief efforts in Sri Lanka

[Episcopal Relief & Development] Episcopal Relief & Development is partnering with the Church of Ceylon’s Diocese of Colombo to feed more than 3,000 displaced people following severe and widespread flooding in Sri Lanka. These relief activities, led by the diocesan Board of Social Responsibility (BSR), are focused in five hard-hit districts where the Church’s strong […]

Nashotah House receives historic $3.5 million legacy gift

[Nashotah House Theological Seminary press release] Nashotah House Theological Seminary in Nashotah, Wisconsin, is proud to announce a historic gift of $3.5 million from the Order of St. Benedict Servants of Christ. The gift, presented to Nashotah House this week, endows a professorship in ascetical theology and monastic studies and an annual international conference on […]

Episcopal Church announces Stewardship of Creation grant recipients

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Sixteen grants, totaling $123,910, have been awarded in the second round of grantmaking managed by the Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation and approved by the Episcopal Church Executive Council at its June meeting. Grants were awarded to: • Diocese of Delaware to begin a four-phase […]

Douglas K. Anning named Episcopal Church acting chief legal officer

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Douglas K. Anning of Kansas City, Missouri, has been named Episcopal Church  acting chief legal officer, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. The appointment was made by the Episcopal ChurchExecutive Council following the joint nomination by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of theHouse of Deputies the Rev. Gay […]

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 […]