Episcopalians’ ‘widow’s mite’ is doing mighty work in recent disaster relief

Executive Council gets update on Episcopal Relief & Development’s response

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s roadmap of the Jesus Movement has been guiding Episcopalians in their response to the chain of disasters that have struck the world in the last two months. “You can see it in that we have various departments of the presiding bishop’s staff, the companion dioceses, […]

Removal of Robert E. Lee from church’s name was just start of healing for Virginia congregation

[Episcopal News Service] Grace Episcopal Church in Lexington, Virginia, has begun growing into its new name. Its website homepage is updated. The stationery is new. And perhaps more consequentially, the annual stewardship appeal has been sent to members under the new church name. A month ago, the vestry voted to remove Robert E. Lee from […]

What would happen if Episcopalians and their church put Jesus at the center – really?

Curry and Jennings challenge Executive Council as it opens four-day meeting

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] It would seem obvious that Episcopalians have Jesus at the center of their lives and that the Episcopal Church centers on Jesus. Yet, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry challenged the church’s Executive Council Oct. 18 to reflect deeply on whether the church and its members are truly answering the […]

The crisis continues for Puerto Rico, and so do efforts toward relief, and then, recovery

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal clergy and congregation members are resuming church services and school classes when they can and how they can, despite the vast devastation in Puerto Rico almost a month after Hurricane Maria swept through Sept. 20. It was the strongest storm the island has faced since before the Great Depression, a Category […]