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October 15, 2012
The Rev. Canon Dr. Gregory S. Straub, who will retire as executive secretary of the General Convention of the Episcopal Church on January 1 after nearly eight years and three General Conventions, was awarded the inaugural House of Deputies Medal...
October 15, 2012
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori presented her opening remarks to the Executive Council at its first meeting of the triennium.The following is the text of the Presiding Bishop’s remarks: Executive CouncilOctober...
October 12, 2012
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has written to the presidential candidates, urging President Barack Obama and the Hon. Mitt Romney “to use the debate forum to articulate strong support for a just and peaceful...
October 11, 2012
There is still time for congregations, dioceses, organizations, institutions and others to apply for the Episcopal Church Constable Fund Grants for the 2012-2013 grant cycle. Anne Watkins, Executive Council member from the Diocese of...
October 11, 2012
New facts and figures about membership in the Episcopal Church have been posted on the Research page: www.episcopalchurch.org/research Among the facts:- In 2011, membership in the Episcopal Church is 2,096,389 with 1,923,046 in the domestic (50...
October 8, 2012
Applications are now being accepted for four full-time positions on the staff of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS).The positions reflect the priorities of Episcopal Church General Convention 2012 and focus on the Five Marks of...
October 8, 2012
A new musical video, featuring The United States Army Chorus is now available on the website of the Episcopal Church Office of Communication.Originating from St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square, in Washington, DC (Diocese of Washington), the...
October 3, 2012
Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has announced appointments to the House of Bishops Committees for the 2013-2015 triennium as well as the bishop appointments to the General Convention Joint Committees and Standing...
October 3, 2012
President of the House of Deputies Gay Clark Jennings has announced the appointments of 142 lay and clergy leaders to standing commissions and joint standing committees of General Convention and committees of the House of Deputies.Thirty percent of...
October 2, 2012
With the third anniversary of the devastating earthquake which destroyed Haiti mere months away, the Episcopal Church continues its emphasis on assisting the church’s largest and fastest-growing diocese.“It is a great gift and privilege...