Presiding Bishop now honorary chair of Episcopal Preaching Foundation

[Episcopal Preaching Foundation press release] The Episcopal Preaching Foundation is honored to announce that Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has accepted the position of honorary chairman of the board. During a recent meeting with Dr. A. Gary Shilling, founder and board chairman of EPF, Curry affirmed the importance of effective and inspiring preaching in the Episcopal […]

Applications accepted for director of reconciliation, justice and stewardship of creation

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are being accepted for a new Episcopal Church position: the director of the reconciliation, justice and stewardship of creation, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. The reconciliation, justice and stewardship of creation department includes staff who facilitate and lead churchwide ministry in relation to racial reconciliation and […]

Christian organizations welcome Army’s denial of easement for North Dakota pipeline

[National Council of Churches] The National Council of Churches of the Churches of Christ in the USA and Creation Justice Ministries join in expressing their deep appreciation to President Obama and the Army Corps of Engineers for the historic decision to not grant an easement for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline through the contested site near […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church is accepting applications for the position of partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific, a member of the presiding bishop’s staff. In this full-time position, the partnership officer for Asia and the Pacific nurtures Episcopal Church relationships with Anglican Communion partners in the region […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries offers reflections throughout Advent

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Throughout December, Episcopal Migration Ministries is offering weekly Advent Reflection videos available here, with a focus on the refugee resettlement work of the Episcopal Church, “We invite you into the journey of Advent with us, as we reflect on this important season and the ministry of resettlement […]

Episcopal Relief & Development’s Rob Radtke writes on World AIDS Day

[Episcopal Relief &Development] Episcopal Relief & Development President Rob Radtke just got back from visiting two Early Childhood Development Centers in Zambia. Writing in the Huffington Post, he shares how these centers operate as community-driven hubs to support children and families impacted by HIV/AIDS. Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. Full article.

Evangelism Matters videos now available

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Videos of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, workshops and plenary sessions from Evangelism Matters, along with handouts and additional resources, are now available on-demand here and here. Evangelism Matters, an Episcopal Church evangelism conference on Nov. 18-19 in Dallas, Texas, was designed for anyone who would like to […]

Committee to Study Relationship of General Theological Seminary and General Convention issues survey

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Committee to Study the Relationship of General Theological Seminary and General Convention has issued the following update: General Convention 2015  Resolution D075 (“Reinvigorate the Accountability of General Theological seminary to General Convention”) frames the work of the Committee to Study the Relationship of General Theological Seminary […]

1500 interfaith clergy call on Republican lawmakers to reject Trump’s ‘Cabinet of Bigotry’

[Faith in Public Life press release] More than 1,500 interfaith leaders are calling on Republican members of Congress to reject President-elect Donald Trump’s “Cabinet of Bigotry” that includes Sen. Jeff Sessions, Alt-Right leader Steve Bannon, and Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, and to appoint advisers who understand that forging a more tolerant, united and inclusive […]

Archbishop Justin welcomes South Sudan Council of Churches to Lambeth Palace

[Lambeth Palace press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby on Nov. 25 welcomed the ecumenical delegation of the South Sudan Council of Churches, following their recent visit to Pope Francis in Rome. The delegation briefed the Archbishop of Canterbury on the situation in South Sudan and what the Church continues to do, and the outcome of […]