Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Easter message 2017

  [Episcopal News Service] “Go forth to be people of the Resurrection,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry said in his Easter 2017 message. “Follow in the way of Jesus. Don’t be ashamed to love. Don’t be ashamed to follow Jesus.” The Festive day of Easter is Sunday, April 16. Easter 2017 Message […]

Presiding Bishop preaches on Good Friday at Salisbury Cathedral

Good Friday 3 April 2015 Salisbury Cathedral, 1:30 pm The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church This is a journey to the mountain of death. Actually, two journeys shape this day’s remembrance. Both undergird and shape our own life’s journey to the last offering of breath. Isaac is the […]

Presiding Bishop preaches on Maundy Thursday at Salisbury Cathedral

Maundy Thursday Eucharist of the Last Supper 2 April 2015 Salisbury Cathedral, 7:30 pm The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church This is my body, which is for you. The original says something more like, “here’s my body, for you.” Often we hear it offered with the word broken, […]

Presiding Bishop’s meditation on the Seven Last Words from the Cross

Meditation on James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross[1] Wednesday, 1 April 2015 Salisbury Cathedral The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church James MacMillan writes to transform the listener. That’s usually the idea behind most speech, preaching, and public discourse. But MacMillan goes farther, to say that he […]

Archbishop of Canterbury’s Easter Day sermon

[Lambeth Palace] Archbishop Justin has said in his Easter sermon that “the announcement that Jesus is alive changes everything. . . It gives us hope where we were in despair, faith where we were lost, light where we were in darkness, joy where we were entirely in sorrow.” Jeremiah 31: 1-6, Acts 10: 34-43, John […]

Daily live, on-demand webcasts of Holy Week, Easter services

From the Episcopal Church Office of Communication

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] On a daily basis, the Episcopal Church Office of Communication will offer live webcasts and on-demand airings of Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter services from churches throughout New York City (Diocese of New York). All live webcasts will be available here and here. The services also […]

Baltimore ecumenical leaders to bless of the city

Annual Palm Sunday event is ten years old

[St. James Episcopal Church – press release] Baltimore, Maryland political leaders and other dignitaries will be in attendance at the 10th  annual ecumenical Palm Sunday Blessing of the City event. In honor of this special anniversary, there will be a procession around the City Hall building immediately following the prayer service as part of the […]

Good Friday Blues at St. Mark’s Church-in-the-Bowery

Tony Award winner Ann Duquesnay will help tell story through blues music

[St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery – press release] St. Mark’s Church in-the-Bowery in New York will provide worshippers with a unique, spiritually moving Good Friday experience with its annual Good Friday Blues. The service uses American blues music to recreate the Passion story of Jesus. Framed by powerfully rendered blues and gospel music, Good Friday Blues […]

Last Call Omaha: new Holy Week program

If you want thoughtful worship, a place to serve, and you come alive at night

[Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, Omaha – press release] Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will offer “Last Call Omaha” during Holy Week, a new series of late night worship experiences for those who are searching for “real world” spiritual dialogue and fellowship. Held in the cathedral basement, Last Call Omaha will feature discussions and conversations about Holy Week topics, […]

Presiding bishop’s Easter message 2013

'Easter celebrates the victory of light and life over darkness and death'

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “Easter celebrates the victory of light and life over darkness and death,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori rejoices in her Easter Message 2013. The following is the Presiding Bishop’s Easter Message. Easter Message 2013 Rejoice, rejoice and sing, rejoice and be glad… for earth and heaven are […]