Texas bathroom bill’s defeat means 2018 General Convention stays in Austin

Curry, Jennings say church supports opposition to state’s anti-immigrant bill

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and House of Deputies President the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings expressed thanks Aug. 16 for the defeat of a “bathroom bill” in Texas and said General Convention will convene in 2018 in Austin as planned. “We give thanks for all of the Texan Episcopalians, elected officials, business leaders, […]

House of Deputies committee issues surveys on pension plan, social justice

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church is asking church leaders to complete two online surveys: one about the Church Pension Fund and the other about the Episcopal Church’s social justice work. The data that the committee collects from the surveys will be […]

Tempted by the favors of power

White Christians supported Trump by large margins. They should be careful what they accept in return.

[The Christian Century] Donald Trump has all but designated Christianity as his administration’s favored religion. This worries me as a priest and as a citizen. I understand that the president is attempting to reward white Christians, who supported him by large margins while most of the rest of the country was voting for Hillary Clinton. But his […]

John Danforth calls Episcopal Church to healing ministry for America

Priest and former senator presents bishops with a plan to go beyond slogans

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] Calling for “an expansive ministry to America,” former Missouri Republican Sen. John Danforth called on the Episcopal Church Sept. 16 to combine its pastoral and prophetic voices into “a healing ministry to a nation that needs healing.” Danforth, an Episcopal priest, lawyer and author who served in the U.S. […]

John Danforth appelle l’Église épiscopale à un ministère de guérison pour l’Amérique

Le prêtre et ancien sénateur présente aux évêques son programme pour aller par-delà les slogans

[Episcopal News Service – Détroit (Michigan)] C’est un appel à « un ministère d’envergure pour l’Amérique » qu’à lancé l’ancien sénateur républicain du Missouri John Danforth à l’Église épiscopale le 16 septembre, afin qu’elle mette en oeuvre sa double vocation, pastorale et prophétique, au sein “d’un ministère de guérison pour une nation qui a besoin de guérison ». John […]

John Danforth llama a la Iglesia Episcopal a un ministerio de recuperación para EE.UU.

El sacerdote y ex senador presenta a los obispos un plan que trasciende las consignas

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] Pidiendo “un amplio ministerio para Estados Unidos”, John Danforth, ex senador republicano por Misurí, llamó a la Iglesia Episcopal el 16 de septiembre a combinar sus voces profética y pastoral en “un ministerio de recuperación para una nación que necesita recuperarse”. Danforth, sacerdote episcopal, abogado y autor, que fue […]

Historic joint meeting hears of effort to change church’s culture

Bishops, deputies, council invited to consider their roles in embodying the Jesus Movement

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] The House of Bishops, the House of Deputies and the Executive Council heard on Sept. 15 about efforts to shift the culture of the Episcopal Church’s denominational staff closer to that of the Jesus Movement. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and others also spoke about how the church’s culture at […]

Histórica reunión conjunta es receptiva al empeño de cambiar la cultura de la Iglesia

Obispos, diputados y el Consejo Ejecutivo invitados a considerar sus papeles en la encarnación del Movimiento de Jesús

[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] La Cámara de Obispos, la Cámara de Diputados y el Consejo Ejecutivo quedaron impuestos el 15 de septiembre de los esfuerzos que se realizan para acercar la cultura del personal denominacional de la Iglesia Episcopal a la del Movimiento de Jesús. El obispo primado Michael Curry y otras personas […]

Une réunion historique sur le changement de la culture de l’église

Les évêques, représentants et membres du conseil exécutif invités à réfléchir à leur rôle pour donner corps au mouvement de Jésus

[Episcopal News Service – Détroit (Michigan)] La Chambre des Évêques, la Chambre des Représentants et le Conseil exécutif ont été informés le 15 septembre des initiatives pour rapprocher la culture des permanents de l’Église épiscopale de celle du mouvement de Jésus. L’Évêque Primat Michael Curry et d’autres ont également témoigné de la façon dont la culture […]

Leaders call on Episcopalians to heal ‘pain of racial injustice, division’

[Episcopal News Service] The leaders of the Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops and House of Deputies March 12 issued a letter “to welcome sisters and brothers in both Houses and ultimately all Episcopalians to join us” in the ministry of racial justice and reconciliation, as called for last summer by General Convention in Resolution C019. […]