EPPN: Faith values for a national budget

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] President Trump is expected to release his federal budget request May 23. This budget request is one important component of the fiscal year 2018 appropriations and budget process. Read the Office of Government Relations resource on the federal budget to educate yourself on this process ahead of upcoming action alerts. […]

Search committee for Episcopal Church missioner for black ministry offers update

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The search committee for the Episcopal Church missioner for black ministry has provided the following update on its work: Update on the search for the new Missioner for Black Ministry The work of the search committee to find the new missioner for black ministry within the Episcopal […]

Diocese of West Texas notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop Suffragan-Elect Brooke-Davidson ordination and consecration on July 29

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of West Texas that Bishop Suffragan-Elect Jennifer Brooke-Davidson has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Jennifer Brooke-Davidson was elected […]

Episcopal, ELCA presiding bishops issue joint statement calling for prayer, fasting for hunger awareness

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a joint statement calling for prayer, fasting and advocacy. The statement, For Such a Time as This: A Call to Prayer, Fasting, and Advocacy, calls for […]

New Diocese of Texas curriculum empowers kindergarten to 7th graders

Training meant to help youth stay safe

[Diocese of Texas press release] New programs to help children and youth keep themselves safe have recently been released, the Rev. Canon Carol Petty, canon for wellness & pastoral care/safe church minister for the Diocese of Texas has announced.A new curriculum for K-4 A new curriculum for K-4th grade and 5th -7th grade, “I KNOW! […]

Full communion proposal of Episcopal Church-United Methodist:

A Gift to the World: Co-Laborers for the Healing of Brokenness

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue group have prepared A Gift to the World: Co-Laborers for the Healing of Brokenness; The Episcopal Church and The United Methodist Church – A Proposal for Full Communion, the result of dialogue for a formal full-communion relationship. In a recent […]

Presiding Bishop to speak at Church Divinity School of the Pacific commencement

Seminary will confer honorary degrees on Curry, Martín Barahona, Jae-Jeong Lee

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will give the address at CDSP’s 123rd Commencement on May 19 at 10:30 a.m. PDT at the Chapel of the Great Commission at Pacific School of Religion. The event is open to the public and will be broadcast live online at www.cdsp.edu.He will also preside at the baccalaureate Eucharist at 5:45 p.m. on May […]

Diocese of North Carolina notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Samuel Rodman ordination and consecration is set for July 15

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of North Carolina that Bishop-Elect Samuel Rodman has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process. The Rev. Samuel Rodman was […]

May 16 webinar to discuss ‘Becoming Beloved Community’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings will host a May 16 webinar to discuss Becoming Beloved Community: The Episcopal Church’s Long-term Commitment to Racial Healing, Reconciliation and Justice. The free webinar will be held Tuesday […]

St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral to hosts ceremonial groundbreaking for major construction project

[St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral] Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral, the iconic building situated on a prominent bluff high above I-5, is Seattle’s most visible symbol of faith. In mid-April 2017, Saint Mark’s began a major construction project to clad the exterior walls of the cathedral in limestone and replace all of the windows with new energy-efficient […]