Bishop High’s statement on decision of 141st District Court

[Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth] On Tuesday, March 2, 2015, the Hon. John P. Chupp of the 141st District Court, Tarrant County, Texas, denied the Local Episcopal Parties’ and The Episcopal Church’s Motions for Summary Judgments. He granted the breakaway parties’ Motion for Partial Summary Judgment, except as to the claims of All Saints’ Episcopal […]

Youth invited to promote peace and justice in Colombia

[World Council of Churches press release] Christine Housel, general secretary of the World Student Christian Federation (WSCF), in an introductory speech, has expressed her hope that the 35th General Assembly of the WSCF may offer better understandings of justice and peace issues. The WSCF assembly is currently underway in Bogotá, Colombia, until March 5. The […]

Episcopal Bishop Sauls to preach at Interim Shared Eucharist with United Methodists

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[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, will preach at an Interim Shared Eucharist with the United Methodist Church on March 3 at 5:30 pm at John Street United Methodist Church in New York City. United Methodist New York Annual Conference Resident Bishop Jane […]

School of Theology announces new seminarian program EQB Fellowship

[Sewanee: The University of the South press release] The School of Theology at Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee has launched a new seminary program, the EQB Fellowship, to address the issues of eliminating seminarian debt and forming future leaders for The Episcopal Church. The EQB Fellowship program will create a new model of […]

Applications accepted for domestic poverty ministry grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now accepted for grants from the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society that center on new or revitalized efforts in domestic poverty ministry. The purpose of the grants is to engage Episcopalians in ministry among the economically impoverished in the United States; to provide opportunity to […]

Follow the #ShareTheJourney pilgrims through social media

Pilgrimage to highlight refugee work of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Follow each step of the way of the pilgrims on the #ShareTheJourney as they participate in an 11-day pilgrimage to the Great Lakes region of Africa. Eight Episcopal pilgrims depart on March 2 on the #ShareTheJourney pilgrimage, designed to raise awareness of ways in which the Domestic […]

Presiding Bishop preaches at St. John’s, New Braunfels, Texas

St. John’s, New Braunfels, TX 1 March 2015 Diocese of West Texas The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church As we gathered yesterday to affirm the election of your new bishop coadjutor, I looked out over the congregation and saw great joy and celebration. There were a surprising number […]

Presiding Bishop addresses Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes

Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes “Connection Matters” John “I am the vine, you are the branches” 26 February 2015 The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church I am the vine, says Jesus, and Abba is the vine-grower. We are the branches if we stay connected. Christians usually leap quickly […]

Presiding Bishop addresses West Texas Diocesan Council

Called to Serve West Texas Diocesan Council 27 February 2015 The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church Why are you here? Did the bishops offer a free lunch? Was this an opportunity to play hooky from work or school and spend your Friday at a church meeting? My sense […]

WCC condemns attacks against a mosque and Christian center

[World Council of Churches press release] The World Council of Churches (WCC) has condemned recent attacks against a mosque in the West Bank and a Christian center in Jerusalem that appear to be part of the series of so-called “price-tag” attacks by extremist elements. According to media reports, a group of Jewish settlers stormed Al-Jaba’a […]