Bishops consider issues of diversity and impairment among leaders

Church also called on to ‘follow Jesus into fractured neighborhoods, nation and the world’

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The House of Bishops spent part of the last day of its meeting here discussing diversity in the bishop-election process, as well as impairment of church leaders due to substance abuse and mental-health issues. Also on the final day of their Sept. 15-20 gathering, the bishops called on the […]

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 20

    [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops  concluded its meeting in Detroit, Michigan on Sept. 20. Presenting the video daily account are: – Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry – Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves, vice-president of the House of Bishops, of El Camino Real – Bishop Dean Wolfe, […]

Los obispos sopesan problemas de diversidad y discapacidad entre los líderes

La Iglesia llamó también a ‘seguir a Jesús en los barrios divididos, la nación y el mundo’

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] La Cámara de Obispos dedicó parte de la última jornada de su reunión aquí a discutir la diversidad en el proceso de elección de los obispos, así como la discapacidad de algunos líderes de la Iglesia debido a problemas de toxicomanía y salud mental. También en el último día […]

Les évêques examinent les questions de diversité et d’altération des facultés concernant les dirigeants

L’Église aussi invitée à « suivre Jésus dans les quartiers défavorisés, les nations et le monde »

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit (Michigan)] La Chambre des Évêques a passé la dernière journée de sa réunion à débattre de la diversité dans le processus d’élection des évêques et de l’altération des capacités des dirigeants de l’Église du fait de toxicomanie et de problèmes mentaux. Le dernier jour de leur assemblée – qui s’est […]

Episcopal bishops issue ‘A Word to the Church for the World’

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affaiirs press release] The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church has issued the following: A Word to the Church for the World.     The text follows. A Word to the Church for the World Greetings from Detroit, a city determined to be revived.  Greetings also from the city […]

Carl Wright elected bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The Rev. Carl Wright was elected Sept. 20 to be the Episcopal Church’s bishop suffragan for armed services and federal ministries. The House of Bishops elected Wright on the second ballot with 59 votes. One hundred and fifteen bishops voted and 58 votes were need for an election. Wright […]

Carl Wright elegido Obispo sufragáneo de las Fuerzas Armadas y los ministerios federales

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] El Rdo. Carl Wright fue electo el 20 de septiembre como Obispo sufragáneo de las Fuerzas Armadas y los Ministerios Federales. La Cámara de Obispos eligió a Wright en la segunda votación por 59 votos. Ciento quince obispos votaron y 58 votos eran necesarios para decidir la elección. Wright es […]

House of Bishops Fall 2016 meeting: Video Daily Account for Sept. 19

  [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church is meeting through Sept. 20 in Detroit, Michigan. Presenting the video daily account are: Bishop Gladstone “Skip” Adams of Central New York and the Episcopal Church in South Carolina Bishop Tom Ely of Vermont Bishop Prince Singh of  […]

Bishops, spouses learn firsthand about Flint’s water crisis

Ministry in the beleaguered city epitomizes baptismal promises

[Episcopal News Service – Flint, Michigan] Even before the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, became a federal emergency in late January, the Episcopal Diocese of Eastern Michigan was distributing water and partnering with other churches and groups to respond to what Bishop Todd Ousley calls government’s “systematic, intentional neglect” of city residents. In Flint, as […]

Les évêques et leurs conjoints découvrent in situ la crise de l’eau à Flint

Le ministère dans cette ville en difficulté : l’exemple même de nos promesses baptismales

[Episcopal News Service – Flint (Michigan)] Avant même que la crise de l’eau de Flint (État du Michigan) soit déclarée urgence fédérale fin janvier, le Diocèse épiscopal du Michigan de l’Est distribuait de l’eau et, en partenariat avec d’autres églises et groupes, répondait à ce que Todd Ousley, évêque du Michigan de l’Est, qualifie de […]