Alaskan Episcopalians eager to worship in Native language with Book of Common Prayer translation

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, in the business center of the Interior region’s largest city, is distinctly Alaskan in its wood and its words. Log buildings are ubiquitous Alaskan structures, both the homes and churches – from St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in the small town of Nenana to Good Shepherd Episcopal […]

Episcopalians don’t forget Puerto Rico in their hurricane relief efforts

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Rafael Zorrilla couldn’t believe his phone worked to make this call. But Zorrilla, canon to the ordinary of the Diocese of Puerto Rico, managed to share with Episcopal News Service his experience on the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria on Sept. 20 and seemingly cut off from the […]

A Word to the Church from the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church House of Bishops, meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska (Diocese of Alaska) approved and presented the following Word to the Church, in English and Spanish. A Word to the Church from The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops Gathered in Fairbanks, Alaska, September 21-26, 2017 The bishops of The […]

Los episcopales no se olvidan de Puerto Rico en sus empeños de socorro a las víctimas de los huracanes

[Episcopal News Service] El Rdo. Rafael Zorrilla no podía creer que su teléfono funcionara para hacer esta llamada. Pero Zorrilla, canónigo del Ordinario de la Diócesis de Puerto Rico, se las arregló para compartir con Episcopal News Service su experiencia sobre la isla, que fue devastada por el huracán María el 20 de septiembre y al […]

Bishops close meeting in Alaska with letter urging ‘prayerful listening’ on race, environment, poverty

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] The Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops approved a letter to the church on Sept. 26 invoking the bishops’ experiences in Alaska listening to the stories of the state’s indigenous people, and they called on Episcopalians to join them in working toward environmental and racial justice. The letter was the […]

À l’issue de leur réunion en Alaska, les évêques exhortent à « l’écoute dans la prière » sur les questions raciales, environnementales et de pauvreté

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks (État d’Alaska)] La Chambre des Évêques de l’Église épiscopale a approuvé le 26 septembre une « lettre à l’Église » se référant à l’expérience des évêques en Alaska à l’écoute des récits des peuples autochtones d’Alaska et ils ont appelé les épiscopaliens à se joindre à eux pour œuvrer en faveur de la […]

Los obispos concluyen la reunión en Alaska con una carta en que instan a ‘escuchar en oración’ testimonios sobre raza, medioambiente y pobreza

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] La Cámara de Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal aprobó una carta a la Iglesia el 26 de septiembre en la que invocan las experiencias de los obispos al escuchar las historias de la población indígena del estado, y llaman a los episcopales a unírseles en laborar en pro de la […]

Alaska Native villages struggling to preserve way of life offer warm welcome to Episcopal bishops

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Sunrise in Fairbanks was 7:40 a.m. on Sept. 23, but Diocese of Alaska Bishop Mark Lattime had a nonnegotiable command for his fellow bishops: Don’t be late. They weren’t. Beating the sun by 10 minutes, they boarded the bus for the airport at 7:30 a.m. sharp, bringing with them […]

Six Episcopal bishops pen letter to senators urging opposition to GOP health care bill

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Six Episcopal bishops have written a letter to 10 U.S. senators, urging them to vote against the latest Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the health care law also known as Obamacare. The letter, dated Sept. 24, comes as the House of Bishops holds its fall meeting […]

Aldeas nativas de Alaska ofrecen cálida acogida a obispos episcopales

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] La salida del sol en Fairbanks fue a las 7:40 A.M. el 23 de septiembre, pero Mark Lattime, el obispo de la Diócesis de Alaska tenía una instrucción indiscutible para sus compañeros obispos: no lleguen tarde. En verdad no lo hicieron. Adelantándose al sol por 10 minutos, abordaron el autobús […]