Why Serve 2017: Episcopal vocational discernment conference for young adults of color

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Young adults of color are invited to examine their gifts and explore opportunities at an Episcopal Church retreat, Why Serve 2017, Monday, June 12 to Thursday, June 15. Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Department of Ethnic Ministries, Why Serve 2017 will be held at Bexley Seabury, Chicago. […]

Acts 8 Movement releases Easter video for social media evangelism

[Acts 8 Movement press release] A new minute-long cartoon made for Episcopal churches encourages viewers to see faith in Jesus as a great adventure to which they are invited. Any congregation in the Episcopal Church can use the video created by the Acts 8 Movement on websites or social media as part of a digital […]

Diocese of Puerto Rico notified of successful canonical consent process

Bishop-Elect Morales ordination and consecration set for July 22

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

EPPN: Congress votes on health care tomorrow, make your voice heard

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act. House leadership has added a manager’s amendment to the bill that further weakens the Medicaid program. The American Health Care Act privileges wealthy […]

Nominations now accepted for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards

Application available in English, Spanish, French

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Nominations are now being accepted for various Episcopal Church positions, committees or boards that will be elected during the next General Convention. The Episcopal Church Joint Standing Committee for Nominations for General Convention has issued a call for nominations for five positions. Elections will take place at the 79th General […]

Episcopal churches issue statement ‘of shared values about immigration and refugees’; encourage others to sign

[Church of the Heavenly Rest] Episcopal clergy are invited to sign a statement “of shared values about immigration and refugees.” More than 50 clergy members have signed as of March 15. Perfect Love Casts Out Fear A Statement of Shared Values about Immigration & Refugees Scripture and tradition call us to welcome the immigrant and the […]

Director of Episcopal Migration Ministries responds to judges’ actions to block Trump’s travel ban

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement in response to two federal judges’ actions to block President Donald Trump’s travel ban limiting entry to people from six Muslim countries:  On behalf of Episcopal Migration Ministries, I give thanks that the courts have once again acted in defense […]

Registration now open for 2017 New Community Clergy and Lay Conference

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Registration is now open for the popular Episcopal Church New Community Clergy and Lay Conference, slated for July 19-22 at Camp Allen, Navasota (Diocese of Texas). The theme is Affirming Life, Liberty and Justice. Sponsored by the Episcopal Church Ethnic Ministries Offices, the New Community Clergy and […]

EPPN: Support the BRIDGE Act

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would provide temporary relief to undocumented youth currently protected from detention […]

Bexley Seabury in Chicago donates rare book collection to Newberry Library

[Newberry Library news release] As part of the recent consolidation of Bexley Seabury in Chicago, the seminary has donated the Bexley Hall Rare Book Collection to the Newberry Library, where the collection will be complemented and amplified by the Newberry’s existing materials on religion. Bexley Seabury, a federation of Bexley Hall and Seabury-Western Theological seminaries, is […]