Grant, O God, that your holy and life-giving Spirit may so move every human heart, that barriers which divide us may crumble, suspicions disappear, and hatreds cease; that our divisions being healed, we may live in justice and peace; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Racial Justice, Healing and Reconciliation Resources
For centuries, monastic communities have shaped their lives around rhythms and disciplines for following Jesus together. The Way of Love: Practices for Jesus-Centered Life outlines a Rule for the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement.” – Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
“Being a Christian is not essentially about joining a church or being a nice person, but about following in the footsteps of Jesus, taking his teachings seriously, letting his Spirit take the lead in our lives, and in so doing helping to change the world from our nightmare into God’s dream.”
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Encouraging Episcopalians to apply and make referrals for churchwide positions, committees, and boards, the Joint Standing Committee on Nominations introduces six informational videos—in English with Spanish subtitles—about what each group does and what qualifications new members should have.
The Episcopal Diocese of New Jersey has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry that Bishop-elect Sally French has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process detailed in Canon III.11.3. The consents received have been certified by the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, Registrar of the General Convention.
The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) is continuing its work to prepare The Episcopal Church for the election of the 28th Presiding Bishop at General Convention in 2024. Below is the second of three educational essays the JNCPB is posting this month. It outlines the current roles, functions, and responsibilities of the presiding bishop.
The Episcopal Church Joint Nominating Committee for the Election of the Presiding Bishop (JNCPB) is continuing its work to prepare The Episcopal Church for the election of the 28th Presiding Bishop at General Convention in 2024.
New Episcopal Community grant applications are open for dioceses and mission developers who are envisioning, planning, or growing new worshipping communities and missional enterprises throughout the church. The deadline to apply for the first round of 2023 New Episcopal Community grant funding is May 1. The second deadline is Aug. 1.