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 […]

Episcopal bishops gather in Alaska with focus on indigenous culture, environmental justice

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] The bishops of the Episcopal Church are gathered in this small city in the center of Alaska’s northern wilderness for their six-day House of Bishops meeting and to immerse themselves in local examples of creation care and racial reconciliation. There’s no better place than Alaska to discuss themes of […]

Obispos episcopales se reúnen en Alaska atentos a la cultura indígena y la justicia ambiental

[Episcopal News Service – Fairbanks, Alaska] Los obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal se reunieron en esta pequeña ciudad situada en el centro del páramo norte de Alaska para la reunión de seis días de la Cámara de Obispos y para sumergirse en ejemplos locales del cuidado de la creación y reconciliación racial. No hay mejor lugar que […]

Canadian indigenous church possible by 2019, says primate

[Anglican Journal] The changes to church law needed to create a self-determining spiritual community for indigenous Canadian Anglicans could conceivably be made as early as 2019, says Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. Read the entire article here.

MacDonald reflects on 10 years as national indigenous Anglican bishop

[Anglican Journal] Every Sunday for the past decade, Canadian Anglicans have offered prayers for “our national indigenous bishop, Mark MacDonald.” For some, perhaps, it is a name that conjures little—another in a list of diocesan and national figures who have little directly to do with their home parish. Others may know MacDonald for his involvement […]

Canadian indigenous bishop slams ‘doctrine of discovery’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The “doctrine of discovery” – the idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernized – has been criticized by the national indigenous bishop of Canada. Bishop Mark MacDonald made his comments during a visit to Australia, where he attended a number of events, including a retreat for Aboriginal and Torres […]

North Dakota bishop raises Maori flag as emblem of Anglican, Episcopal support for indigenous people

[Episcopal News Service] Bishop Michael Smith of the Diocese of North Dakota has carried with him for 14 years a tale of two flags and a piece of New Zealand’s indigenous history that he hopes will live on after he is gone. Hanging in Smith’s office in Fargo is an Anglican flag of the Maori of […]

Sioux Episcopalians celebrate faith family, seek oneness through Jesus at Niobrara Convocation

[Episcopal News Service – Red Shirt Table, South Dakota] The congregation here, Christ Episcopal, is known as a family church, where the longtime pastor and family patriarch, the Rev. Robert Two Bulls Sr., has led services for decades in a small building overlooking the western edge of South Dakota’s Badlands on Pine Ridge Reservation. His […]

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry delivers sermon at 145th Niobrara Convocation

[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry attended the 145th Niobrara Convocation from June 22 to 25 at Red Shirt Table, S.D., on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He delivered this sermon during the Sunday worship service on June 25. You can watch a video of the sermon below.  

Sioux episcopales celebran la familia de la fe y buscan la unidad a través de Jesús en la Convocación Niobrara

[Episcopal News Service – Meseta de Camisa Roja, Dakota del Sur] La congregación aquí, [la iglesia] episcopal de Cristo [Christ Episcopal] se conoce como una iglesia de familia, donde el Rdo. Robert Two Bulls Sr., pastor por mucho tiempo y patriarca familiar, ha presidido los oficios durante décadas en un pequeño edificio que se asoma al […]