Trump inaugural events end in prayer at National Cathedral

Interfaith service hoped to ‘remind the president that he is called to lead all of us, not just a narrow few’

[The families of President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence take their seats at the 1 hour 53 minute mark of this video, followed by Trump and his wife Melania. The service begins shortly thereafter.] [Episcopal News Service] The morning after Donald Trump became the 45th president, Washington National Cathedral performed one of its […]

Episcopalians approach Donald Trump’s inauguration with prayer

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal congregations are planning to mark with prayer the events surrounding Donald Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration as the 45th president of the United States. Many congregations have announced that they will be open for prayer during the inauguration events. Some will also offer special services that day. Among the many are St. […]

Presiding Bishop to lead reconciliation pilgrimage to Ghana

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[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will lead a weeklong Episcopal Relief & Development pilgrimage focused on reconciliation to Ghana Jan. 20-28, visiting cities and sites critical to understanding the trans-Atlantic slave trade and Episcopal Relief & Development partners and programs working to improve Ghanaians’ lives. “At General Convention in 2015, we promised to […]

Christians worldwide celebrate unity by praying for one another

[Episcopal News Service] What began as a small gathering with a big dream has transformed into a commitment by millions of Christians around the world to pray for one another. First begun in 1908, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs Jan.18-25 with hundreds of celebrations and gatherings: from Houston to Boston; Waterloo, Belgium, […]