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August 1, 2013
Twenty-eight young adults from 24 Episcopal Church dioceses will be serving as missionaries in the Young Adult Service Corps (YASC) for the 2013-2014 term in locales throughout the Anglican Communion, including 19 new ministries.This year’s...
July 25, 2013
Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer Bishop Stacy Sauls has announced an innovative missionary program designed to connect dioceses and staff in a collaborative manner: The Diocesan Partnership Program.“Our Episcopal Church yearns for...
July 22, 2013
Bishop Stacy Sauls, Episcopal Church Chief Operating Officer, has announced the appointments of eight full-time positions to the staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS). The positions reflect the priorities of Episcopal...
July 17, 2013
Wayfarer, the Episcopal Church Office of Communication new iBook series, is available at iBooks for free downloading here “Wayfarer lets us go a little deeper and tell longer, compelling stories through multimedia,” noted Mike Collins,...
July 16, 2013
The Task Force for Re-Imagining the Episcopal Church (TREC) met July 12-13 at the Maritime Institute of Technology in Linthicum, Maryland. The following is a report on their work. The Task Force for Re-Imagining the Episcopal Church ...
July 16, 2013
The Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (ELJC) of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) has approved a $150,000 grant to Fonkozé USA, known for its support of micro-credit in Haiti and women’s small businesses.Based...
July 16, 2013
At its meeting in June, The Episcopal Church Executive Council adopted new proxy voting guidelines.Episcopal Church treasurer Kurt Barnes explained that the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) Proxy Voting Policy is based on the Church...
July 2, 2013
At the invitation of Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori will visit the General Synod July 3 and 4 in Ottawa.Additionally, this year’s General Synod will...
July 1, 2013
The Journal of the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is now available for download at no cost here http://www.generalconvention.org/gc/gc2012.The print edition is available for pre-order through Church Publishing Inc. (CPI) here https...
June 28, 2013
In response to the United States Senate’s vote to pass S. 744, the Senate’s immigration reform legislation, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Presiding Bishop...