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July 14, 2014
The member states of the United Nations (UN) Committee on NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations) have granted to The Episcopal Church special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at the United Nations.ECOSOC is one of the...
July 10, 2014
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has issued the following statement on the current crisis of unaccompanied children and families at the United States border.The influx of vulnerable people from Central America, including...
July 7, 2014
Almost 1000 youth along with more than 200 adults are gathering for the popular Episcopal Youth Event 2014 (EYE14), July 9-13 at Villanova University in suburban Philadelphia, PA.Youth in grades 9-12 during the 2013-2014 academic year and their...
July 3, 2014
The Office of Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has notified the Diocese of Massachusetts that Bishop-Elect Alan Gates has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.As outlined under Canon...
July 2, 2014
The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) has issued the following information.The Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) is continuing its work to prepare...
July 1, 2014
The Episcopal Church Office of Finance has issued a mid-year updated report on diocesan commitments.N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, announced that all Episcopal dioceses located in the United States and nearly every...
July 1, 2014
Submissions are invited for original artwork that will be used for the 2014 Episcopal Church Christmas card.The original artwork should express a local understanding of God’s incarnation for the celebration of Jesus’ birth.“The...
June 25, 2014
The Episcopal Church Task Force on the Study of Marriage has released Dearly Beloved, resources for conversation and discussion.The following is a report From the Task Force on the Study of Marriage.Dearly Beloved: a resource for study and...
June 23, 2014
The Episcopal Church United Thank Offering is providing special “seed money” grants of $12,500 to one bishop in each of the Church’s nine provinces, and to the Presiding Bishop, for a total of $125,000.Part of the celebration of...
June 19, 2014
“Remember in prayer all who flee persecution and suffering in search of security and peace, remember the baptismal promise to strive for justice and peace, and reaffirm our commitment to welcoming the stranger as Christ himself,”...