Women’s Marches: ‘Episcopal Church is Here’ and ‘Cares About This’

Episcopalians join the world’s spirit-filled Women’s Marches

[Episcopal News Service] Carrying signs reading “The Episcopal Church is Here” and “The Episcopal Church Cares About This,” the Rev. LeeAnne Watkins and other Minnesota Episcopalians joined thousands of marchers in St. Paul on Jan. 21, sparking “a miserable day of puddles and ice” into the beginnings of a movement. A day later, Watkins was […]

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After presidential power shifts, Episcopalians ask: How should we pray?

Debating purpose, intention of praying for Donald Trump in church

[Episcopal News Service] When Bishop Jeff Lee wrote to Episcopalians in the Diocese of Chicago after the November election, he asked that they pray for Donald Trump, as well as all elected officials and for the church. One recipient asked him to stop telling people to admire the president-elect. Such admiration was not what Lee […]

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, […]

At Episcopal-Lutheran King celebration in Los Angeles, Presiding Bishop says: ‘stick together and hold hands’

[Episcopal News Service – Los Angeles] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry invoked the prophet Isaiah and Robert Fulghum’s, “Everything I Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten,” charming and challenging a packed Jan. 15 celebration of Martin Luther King’s birthday in Los Angeles, to move forward in tough times is by seeking “ancient wisdom … tried […]

Episcopal leaders address church’s part in Trump’s inauguration

Presiding Bishop, Washington Bishop, Cathedral Dean see role as urging unity, prayer

[Episcopal News Service] The involvement of Washington National Cathedral and its choir in the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald J. Trump has stirred concern in parts of the Episcopal Church. The Cathedral Choir accepted an invitation to perform during the musical prelude to the Jan. 20 inauguration ceremony. That prelude begins at 9:30 a.m. EST. […]

Documentary traces tribal artifacts’ return to Wind River Reservation

Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming opens its collection to Eastern Shoshone, Northern Arapaho

[Episcopal News Service] Part of the legacy of the Episcopal Church’s history on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming intersects with the issue of ownership of tribal cultural artifacts as portrayed in a new documentary. “What Was Ours,” follows the journey of Jordan Dresser, a young Northern Arapaho journalist who returned to the reservation southeast […]