Episcopal Church’s sense of prayer aids ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ campaign

#Pledge2Pray now for 11 days between Ascension and Pentecost

[Episcopal News Service] Before the church was the church, the first followers of Jesus faced an uncertain time. He had ascended into heaven, after pledging to send the Holy Spirit “not many days from now.” However, the promised empowerment to be his witnesses had not materialized. So, Act 1:14 says, they prayed, constantly. It is […]

Les épiscopaliens et les méthodistes proposent un accord de pleine communion

La proposition nécessite l'approbation des instances dirigeantes des deux confessions

[Episcopal News Service] Un groupe d’épiscopaliens et de méthodistes a rendu publique sa proposition visant à une pleine communion entre les deux confessions. La mise en œuvre intégrale de la proposition prendra au moins trois ans. La Convention générale de l’Église épiscopale et la Conférence générale de l’Église méthodiste unie doivent approuver l’accord qui est […]

Episcopales y metodistas proponen acuerdo para la plena comunión

La propuestas debe ser aprobadas por los organismos gobernantes de ambas denominaciones

[Episcopal News Service] Un grupo de episcopales y metodistas han dado a conocer su propuesta para la plena comunión entre las dos denominaciones. La cabal aplicación de la propuesta demorará por lo menos tres años. La Convención General de la Iglesia Episcopal y la Conferencia General de la Iglesia Metodista Unida deben aprobar el acuerdo, el […]

Full communion proposal of Episcopal Church-United Methodist:

A Gift to the World: Co-Laborers for the Healing of Brokenness

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue group have prepared A Gift to the World: Co-Laborers for the Healing of Brokenness; The Episcopal Church and The United Methodist Church – A Proposal for Full Communion, the result of dialogue for a formal full-communion relationship. In a recent […]

Episcopalians, Methodists propose full-communion agreement

Proposal needs approval of denominations’ governing bodies

[Episcopal News Service] A group of Episcopalians and Methodists has released its proposal for full communion between the two denominations. Full implementation of the proposal will take at least three years. The Episcopal Church General Convention and the United Methodist Church General Conference must approve the agreement, which culminates 15 years of exploration and more […]

From Islam to Roman Catholicism, faith journey leads West African native to Episcopal Church

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Charles Kamano may seem like an unlikely Episcopal priest. When he was received this month by Bishop Ian Douglas as the newest priest in the Diocese of Connecticut, the ceremony was the culmination for Kamano of a long and tumultuous spiritual journey that began thousands of miles away in his native […]

Anglican, Lutheran and Buddhist dialogue and collaboration to continue

[ACNS] An international gathering of Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists took place in January in Myanmar – and a joint statement has now been issued which sets out the aim of future joint collaboration on projects of common concern; intentional fostering of Christian Buddhist dialogue at the leadership and grassroots levels; and greater engagement between Buddhist […]

Refugees have a right to protection, affirms joint statement from WCC, ACT, LWF

[World Council of Churches press release] Expressing concern regarding recently announced US measures related to refugee admissions and entry into the US by seven Muslim-majority countries, the World Council of Churches (WCC), ACT Alliance (ACT), and The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) affirmed that faith calls all Christians to love and welcome the stranger, the refugee, […]

Archbishops call on Christians to repent of differences

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have called on Christians to repent of the divisions between churches. In a joint statement issued to mark the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, the two primates of the Church of England, Justin Welby and John Sentamu, reflect on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. […]

Anglicans, Lutherans, Buddhists forge links at Myanmar gathering

[Anglican Communion News Service] Representatives from more than six Asian countries have gathered in Myanmar to try to develop stronger ties between Anglicans, Lutherans and Buddhists. The consultation has brought people together from Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, India and Sri Lanka. One of the key short-term aims is to work towards a publication which could serve […]