Scholarship applications now accepted for Episcopal Church grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Applications are now being accepted for the 2015-2016 awarding of educational scholarships from The Episcopal Church, according to Samuel A. McDonald, Director of Mission/Deputy Chief Operating Officer and convener of the Scholarship Committee. “As a result of bequests, The Episcopal Church makes available a modest number of […]

Report To The Church 2015 now available in Spanish, French

Innovative online magazine details the work of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Report To The Church 2015, an innovative online magazine detailing the mission and ministry, accomplishments and achievements of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society during the current triennium, is now available in Spanish here and in French here. Samuel McDonald, Director of Mission and Deputy Chief Operating […]

Saint Augustine’s University receives gift from Capitol Broadcasting

[Saint Augustine’s University/Capitol Broadcasting Company/WRAL-TV press release] Saint Augustine’s University March 26 announced a partnership with Capitol Broadcasting Co./WRAL-TV to support the Mass Communication and Journalism Program at the university. Capitol Broadcasting Co./WRAL-TV has donated a financial gift close to $60,000 to the Mass Communications and Journalism Program that will go towards equipment upgrades for […]

Presiding Bishop to preach, celebrate Holy Week in Salisbury, England

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] At the invitation of the Very Rev. June Osborne, Dean, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Katharine Jefferts Schori will preach and lead services at various times at Salisbury Cathedral during Holy Week 2015. “I am looking forward to joining the Holy Week and Triduum liturgies of […]

The Climate Change Crisis Forum now available for viewing

Presiding Bishop’s keynote address; 30 Days of Action leads up to Earth Day

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Now available here is the Climate Change Crisis, presented by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society on March 24. Addressing one of the most significant topics in today’s society, the 90-minute live webcast originated from Campbell Hall Episcopal School, North Hollywood, CA, in partnership with Bishop J. […]

EPPN Lenten Series: Engaging Poverty Through Creation Care

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] So is this great and wide sea, wherein are things creeping innumerable, both small and great beasts. There go the ships: there is that leviathan, whom thou hast made to play therein. These wait all upon thee; that thou mayest give them their meat in due season. That thou givest them […]

Program, Budget, and Finance Committee seeks input on draft budget

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance is seeking comments and input on the draft budget that will be presented to the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church. The Joint Nominating Committee for Program, Budget, and Finance received Executive Council’s draft budget […]

A summary of Executive Council resolutions

[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City, Utah] During its March 19-21 meeting here, the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below. Advocacy and Networking for Mission * Condemn the use of religion for the purpose of advancing political agendas directed at terrorizing, victimizing, and oppressing individuals and communities and impairing […]

New research report addresses Episcopal Church’s response to racism

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has posted a new research report, The Church’s Contemporary Response to Racism, detailing the response of The Episcopal Church to racism, presented by the Archives of The Episcopal Church. The report, prepared for the Executive Council Committee on Anti-Racism, is available […]

Presiding Bishop’s sermon from Executive Council

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivered the following sermon on March 21 during the opening Eucharist at the Episcopal Church Executive Council meeting currently gathered  at the Radisson Salt Lake City Downtown. Thomas Cranmer 21 March 2015 Executive Council closing Eucharist Salt Lake City, UT The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts […]