Missouri churches offer hope in Ferguson’s tense, uncertain times

[Episcopal News Service] Eighteen-year-old “C.J.” remembers his Normandy High School classmate Michael Brown “as just a chilled out sort of guy. He was just a cool dude, a rapper, who was really into making his own music. Being the teen that he was, I just would never have known that he would have gotten killed […]

Video: Fostering sustainable livelihoods in Mozambique

[Episcopal News Service] In a remote region of Mozambique’s Gaza Province, a brickmaking project is transforming the community. It’s one example of how the partnership between Episcopal Relief & Development and the Anglican Diocese of Lebombo, using Asset-Based Community Development methodology, is empowering remote communities in Mozambique. Community members are able to build their own […]

World’s largest climate action march: Episcopalians protest for change

[Episcopal News Service] Don Robinson’s right hand gripped a leaf of curly kale, pointing it toward the sky as he lifted his eyes in silent prayer. Robinson, from the Diocese of Western Massachusetts, stood among more than 200 Episcopalians and Anglicans from as far as Alabama, Oregon and South Africa, all squeezing into their designated […]

Presiding Bishop announces she will not stand for reelection

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The following message is from Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori: To all the people of God in The Episcopal Church: It is a great joy and privilege to serve as your Presiding Bishop.  I have been blessed to be able to meet and build relationships […]