Second Called to Transformation ABCD facilitator formation workshop announced

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, announced the second of two Called to Transformation Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) facilitator formation workshops will be held November 5 – November 8 at St. John’s Cathedral, Denver CO and the […]

New partnership between Episcopal Health Foundation and Seminary of the Southwest aims to increase access to mental health care

[Episcopal Health Foundation press release] A new, first-of-it’s-kind partnership between the Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) and Seminary of the Southwest in Austin is working to increase access to desperately needed mental health services for disadvantaged and underserved families in rural East Texas. The Bishop Dena A. Harrison Fellows Program places recent seminary master’s in counseling graduates with a rural mental […]

Statement on death of deputy Darren Goforth and gun violence

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] Our prayers are with the family of Deputy Darren Goforth, brutally killed on Friday in a Houston area gas station. His death is another tragedy linked to the epidemic of gun violence, an epidemic that takes 32,514 lives a year in this country. 1 Deputy Goforth’s death needs more response than righteous […]

Pastoral Letter of the Episcopal Anglican Church of El Salvador

[Episcopal Anglican Church of El Salvador] The Rt. Rev. David Alvarado, bishop of El Salvador, delivered the following pastoral letter regarding escalating violence in El Salvador during a Sept. 1 press conference in San Salvador. In August alone 911 murders were committed, an average of 30 per day. “Righteousness and justice will reign in all places […]

Young Adult Pilgrimage to Ferguson, MO to focus on racial reconciliation and justice

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Bishop Stacy Sauls, Chief Operating Officer of The Episcopal Church, has announced a new initiative and partnership to encourage young adults to engage in racial reconciliation and justice at the important site of Ferguson, MO. Bishop Sauls announced that young adults 18 to 30 years old are invited […]

September – December 2015 consecrations, elections and consents in The Episcopal Church

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] In the next four months – September 1 to December 31 – The Episcopal Church will witness the installation of the 27th Presiding Bishop, the consecrations of two bishops, the election of one bishop, and the consent processes underway for two. Presiding Bishop The Holy Eucharist with the […]

Applications accepted for Episcopal Church Indigenous Theological Training grant

[Episocopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Samuel McDonald, Deputy Chief Operating Officer and Director of Mission for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, announced that applications are currently being accepted for the 2015 awards for Indigenous Theological Training. The awards are available to diocesan and churchwide organizations for lay and ordained members of The […]

Episcopal Church Development Office 2015 Symposium: Community Engagement and Spiritual Formation: Stories of Transformation

October 8, 9 in Atlanta

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Development Office will sponsor the Fall 2015 Symposium on fundraising, Community Engagement and Spiritual Formation: Stories of Transformation, on Thursday and Friday, October 8 and 9 in Atlanta, GA. “This year, we’re taking this very well-received event on the road to Atlanta in […]

Episcopal housing initiative to participate in New Orleans citywide day of service

Commemorating 10 years since Hurricane Katrina

[Jericho Road Episcopal Housing press release] In recognition of the impact of volunteerism on the recovery of New Orleans, Mayor Mitch Landrieu calls for 10,000 volunteers on the weekend of Hurricane Katrina’s Anniversary. On Saturday, August 29, 2015 Jericho Road Episcopal Housing Initiative (Jericho Road) will join forces with the City of New Orleans to highlight […]

Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School becomes affiliate partner with National Center for Civil and Human Rights

[Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School press release] Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School has been named an Affiliate Partner with Atlanta’s National Center for Civil and Human Rights, Inc., in downtown Atlanta — an engaging cultural attraction connecting the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s Global Human Rights Movements. The partnership is particularly appropriate for a school whose […]