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, […]