Curry, Jennings urge Texas House leader to continue opposition to Texas ‘bathroom bill’ noting General Convention planned 2018 meeting in Austin

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings have written a second letter to Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus urging him to stand firm in his opposition to that state legislature’s effort to pass a “bathroom bill” during the current special session. The Episcopal […]

Episcopal Church of Cuba working with communities to transform lives

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme. In every part of the communion, the Anglican Alliance seeks to understand local models of holistic mission which can be shared for mutual inspiration and learning. […]

As EYE17 closes, ‘peacemakers’ make a path home

Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum leaves lasting impression 

[Episcopal News Service – Edmond, Oklahoma] As the sun began to set July 12 on Oklahoma City, Episcopal youth assembled by diocese and processed from St. Paul’s Cathedral four blocks south on North Robinson Avenue to the Oklahoma City National Memorial for a candlelight vigil. The vigil followed an earlier visit to the memorial’s museum, […]

Al concluir el EYE 17, los ‘pacificadores’ se encaminan a casa

El Monumento Conmemorativo y Museo Nacional de Oklahoma City deja una perdurable impresión

[Episcopal News Service – Edmond, Oklahoma] Mientras el sol comenzaba a ponerse el 12 de julio en Oklahoma City, los jóvenes episcopales se reunieron por diócesis y desfilaron en procesión desde la catedral de San Pablo  [St. Paul’s Cathedral] a lo largo de cuatro cuadras de la Avenida Robinson Norte hasta el Monumento Conmemorativo Nacional de […]

Podcast: Episcopal youth prepare to take ‘Path to Peace’ message home

EYE17 day 3 coverage

[Episcopal News Service – Edmond, Oklahoma] On the eve of their departure from Oklahoma, 1,300 youth from across the Episcopal Church began strategizing about how they will take the “Path to Peace” message home. Have a listen:

Podcast: Episcopal youth visit the Oklahoma City National Memorial

EYE17 day 2 coverage

[Episcopal News Service – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma] Episcopal youth attending the 13th annual Episcopal Youth Event took a field trip to the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum on July 12. The memorial and museum honor the victims of the April 19, 1995, bombing and tells the story of that tragic day. Have a listen. […]

Virginia interfaith clergy demonstrate in opposition to the KKK

[Episcopal News Service – Charlottesville, Virginia] Over 1,000 counterdemonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, neutralized a rally of some 30 Ku Klux Klan members in Justice Park on July 8. The counterdemonstrators’ chanting, horn-blowing and screaming rendered the words of the Klan inaudible more than a couple of feet away. A newly formed interfaith group, the Charlottesville […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries’ director responds to travel ban’s ‘relationship’ stipulation

[Episcopal Migration Ministries] The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson, director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, issued the following statement June 30 in response to the “relationship” stipulation in the Trump administration’s executive order banning the entry of foreign nationals.  A Response to the Administration’s Decision on Relationships The Reverend Canon E. Mark Stevenson Director, Episcopal Migration Ministries Earlier […]

El director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración responde a la definición de ‘relación’ en las restricciones de viajes

[Ministerio Episcopal de Migración] El Rdo. E. Mark Stevenson, director del Ministerio Episcopal de Migración, emitió la siguiente declaración el 30 de junio en respuesta a la definición de “relación” en el decreto ejecutivo del gobierno de Trump que impide el ingreso al país de [ciertos] ciudadanos extranjeros. Una respuesta a la decisión del gobierno sobre […]

Northern California youth trek centered on racial reconciliation, environmental justice

[Episcopal Diocese of Northern California] A great movement doesn’t always begin with great big steps. And young people in the Diocese of Northern California are discovering that when it comes to racial reconciliation and environmental justice, the small steps they are taking may help others to understand what it takes to break down barriers and truly […]