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December 5, 2012
Citing Title III, Canon 12, Section 7 of the Constitutions and Canons of The Episcopal Church, and following thorough discussion with the Council of Advice, with their advice and consent, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has accepted the...
December 3, 2012
According to N. Kurt Barnes, Episcopal Church Treasurer, the Episcopal Church trust funds have experienced annual net returns after fees and expenses of 8.2% annually for the past 10 years ending September 30, 2012.Barnes made the announcement at...
December 3, 2012
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has named Paul Nix, Esq. of Atlanta, GA as Legal Counsel for the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS), effective immediately.Based at the Episcopal Church Center in New York City, Nix’s...
November 30, 2012
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Presiding Bishop Mark Hanson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) have issued a joint statement for World AIDS Day 2012.The text of the statement follows:World AIDS Day...
November 28, 2012
Noting that Advent is a time of waiting for “the coming of the Prince of Peace, the one who will reign with justice over this world,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori focuses on two questions in her Advent 2012...
November 28, 2012
Observing Advent in spiritual, faithful avenues via social media are being conducted by the Episcopal Church Office of Communication.Advent is the liturgical season that occurs four weeks prior to Christmas, beginning on Sunday, December 2. ...
November 27, 2012
The Episcopal Church’s liturgical rite for blessing same-sex relationships, authorized by General Convention for use in the Episcopal Church beginning the first Sunday in Advent, December 2, is now available online free of charge.The rite and...
November 27, 2012
The Rev. Dr. Canon Harold T. Lewis, who recently retired as rector of Calvary Episcopal Church in Pittsburgh, PA (Diocese of Pittsburgh) was awarded the House of Deputies medal on Sunday, November 25. The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, President of the...
November 18, 2012
“Pray for an end to the conflict, an end to violence and the atrocities, that the needs of the suffering may be supplied, and that peace may prevail,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said in calling for a week...
November 16, 2012
The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop has provided the following information after its inaugural meeting November 12-14._____________________________________________________________The Members of...