Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music will present options to General Convention on possible prayer book revision

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music (SCLM) plans to present the 2018 General Convention with four options regarding the possible revision of the 1979 Book of Common Prayer, said the Rev. Devon Anderson, commission chair. The options, discussed in detail on the SCLM’s blog, are: Revision […]

Water protectors, supporters rejoice over victory for Native Americans

Federal government stops pipeline from crossing Sioux tribe’s water supply

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal and interfaith chaplains were about to raise a tent in the Oceti Sakowin Camp on Dec. 4 when a message runner approached and called them to join the crowd already gathering around the sacred fire in the camp’s center. They left the tent, poles inserted, on the ground, and they went. […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on news from Standing Rock

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has issued the following statement on the news concerning the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: This morning, the sun ascended over the Great Plains of our nation, and hope truly dawned anew. After months of courageously and peacefully working to […]

Presiding Bishop releases letter about the Diocese of Haiti

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Office of the Presiding Bishop announced Dec. 1 that it was releasing a letter from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to the Rt. Rev. Zache Duracin, the Rt. Rev. Oge Beauviour and the Rev. Dr. Kesner Ajax, president of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Haiti. […]