Executive Council awards grants to fund start of 20 new ministries

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] At its February meeting, the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church awarded $821,000 in grants for church planting and Mission Enterprise Zones, to fund the start of 20 new ministries throughout the Church. The grants for church planting and Mission Enterprise Zones, which are evangelistic ministries with […]

Executive Council awards Episcopal Church Constable Fund grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Executive Council, at its February meeting in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, approved the recipients of the Constable Fund grants, totaling $380,000 for seven projects. The Constable Fund Grant Review Committee was chaired by the Rev. Tanya Wallace, an Executive Council member from the Diocese of Western […]

El Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal reafirma su solidaridad con Roca Enhiesta

Los miembros instan a los episcopales a participar en la marcha del 10 de marzo en Washington

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] El  Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia episcopal, en el último día de su reunión aquí del 5 al 8 de febrero, reafirmó su solidaridad con la Nación Sioux de Roca Enhiesta [Standing Rock]. Los miembros del Consejo dijeron que la Iglesia se compromete a “seguir respaldando la acción y el […]

Episcopal Church Executive Council reaffirms stand with Standing Rock

Members encourage Episcopalians to join March 10 march on Washington

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council during the last day of its Feb. 5-8 meeting here reaffirmed its stand with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Council members said the church pledges to “continue to support the action and leadership of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation as the salt and […]

Executive Council supports Episcopal Migration Ministries in midst of Trump’s order

Refugee ministry budget snared in effort to halt, reduce refugee resettlement

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council Feb. 8 pledged the Church’s solidarity with refugees in the face of President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending their entry into the United States. A federal judge on Feb. 6 temporarily blocked Trump’s action, leaving the State Department’s refugee admissions program in limbo. […]

A summary of Executive Council resolutions

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] During its Feb. 5-8 meeting here the Episcopal Church’s Executive Council adopted multiple resolutions, which are summarized below. Advocacy and Networking for Mission Affirm the following ministries as Jubilee Ministries: St. Michael’s Community Services, Inc.; Anniston, Alabama, Diocese of Alabama; St. Andrew’s Hands and Feet Ministry, McKinney, Texas, […]

El Consejo Ejecutivo respalda al Ministerio Episcopal de Migración en medio del decreto de Trump

El empeño por frenar el reasentamiento de refugiados traba el presupuesto del ministerio que los atiende

[Episcopal News Service – Linthicum Heights, Maryland] El Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal reiteró el 8 de febrero la solidaridad de la iglesia con los refugiados en respuesta al decreto del presidente Trump por el que suspendía la entrada de estos en Estados Unidos. El 6 de febrero, jun juez federal bloqueó temporalmente la decisión de Trump, dejando el […]

Le Conseil exécutif de l’Église épiscopale réaffirme son soutien à Standing Rock

[Episcopal News Service] Le dernier jour de sa réunion du 5 au 8 février, le Conseil exécutif de l’Église épiscopale a réaffirmé son soutien à la Nation sioux de Standing Rock. Les membres du Conseil ont déclaré que l’église s’engage à « continuer à soutenir l’action et les leaders de la Nation sioux de Standing Rock qui est le sel […]