Episcopal churches go for Pokémon Go

Congregations welcome gamers and see evangelism opportunities

[Episcopal News Service] Pokémon Go is a game, but Christie Tugend is ready to nominate it for a Nobel Peace Prize. “In the middle of these contentious times, people are coming out of their houses,” said Tugend, parish administrator for Christ Church, Coronado, in the Diocese of San Diego. “They’re walking their neighborhoods and public […]

From ‘swords to plowshares’

Indianapolis 'Peace Garden' seeks to heal, nourish community

Editor’s note: This is the latest in a continuing series about Episcopal Church congregations that are involved in community agriculture. Other stories in the series can be found here [Episcopal News Service] It’s hard to miss the ministry that’s growing outside St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Heading up Emerson Avenue past 46th Street, any […]

Episcopal Divinity School to stop granting degrees in June 2017

Future plans for Boston-area seminary are still to be determined

[Episcopal Divinity School press release] Episcopal Divinity School will cease to grant degrees at the end of the upcoming academic year, the seminary’s board of trustees decided July 21 on a 11-4 vote. During the next year, the board will explore options for EDS’s future, some of which were suggested by a specially convened Futures […]