Episcopal Migration Ministries hosts World Refugee Day interfaith conversation

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] Judaism, like all religious traditions, calls Rabbi Victor Urecki to welcome the stranger, the refugee. In the Torah, God tells the Jews no less than 36 times to “love the strangers in their midst,” reminding them they were once strangers in Egypt, he said. Still, it’s not Urecki’s Jewish faith that drives […]

Episcopal Migration Ministries organise un dialogue interconfessionnel pour la Journée mondiale des réfugiés

[Episcopal News Service] Le judaïsme, comme toutes les traditions religieuses, appelle – dit le rabbin Victor Urecki – à accueillir l’étranger, le réfugié. Dans la Torah, Dieu dit aux juifs pas moins de 36 fois d’« aimer les étrangers en leur sein », leur rappelant qu’ils étaient jadis des étrangers en Égypte, a-t-il déclaré. Et pourtant, ce […]

El Ministerio Episcopal de Migración auspicia un diálogo interreligioso sobre el Día Mundial del Refugiado

#StandTogether #WithRefugees

[Episcopal News Service] El judaísmo, al igual que todas las tradiciones religiosas, llama al rabino Victor Urecki a acoger al extranjero y al refugiado. En la Torá, Dios le dice a los judíos no menos de 36 veces que “amen a los extranjeros que habitan en medio de ellos” recordándoles que ellos fueron alguna vez extranjeros […]

Collars on the Corner brings prayer, spiritual connection to streets of Milwaukee

[Episcopal News Service – Milwaukee, Wisconsin] Luria Sampson had plans Saturday morning, and they didn’t include prayer – not at first. Driving east down West Center Street in Milwaukee, he was on a course for his daughter’s house, his thoughts focused on her safety in a city suffering through a surge in shooting deaths. But […]

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 […]