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rah Shipman as its new director, beginning Aug. 1. Shipman—who served most recently as deputy attorney general for Kansas—will oversee EMM’s operations as an Episcopal Church ministry and one of nine national refugee resettlement agencies partnering with the U.S. government.
As it prepares to celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2023, The Episcopal Church’s Office of Black Ministries is pleased to announce a name change to African Descent Ministries to more inclusively reflect the community it serves.
Today the Supreme Court released its decision in the case of Dobbs vs. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The court has overturned the constitutional right to abortion that was recognized in the seminal 1973 case Roe v. Wade.
Statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and President of the House of Deputies Gay Clark Jennings on NYSRPA v. Bruen
The Supreme Court’s decision today striking down New York’s regulation of the concealed carry of firearms—at a time when our nation is reeling from gun violence—raises grave concerns. We fear this decision will lead to more firearms on our streets and in our communities. When we signed onto an amicus brief in this case last year, we did so because we feared increased gun violence in churches and other houses of worship—a fear that was realized less than a week ago at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama.
Professional journalists who wish to apply for a very limited number of in-person media credentials for the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church—July 8-11 in Baltimore—must do so by June 27.
The Episcopal Church Office of Creation Care announces the opening of the 2022 Creation Care grant funding cycle, with applications—available in English and Spanish—being accepted for local and regional eco-ministry projects until 5 p.m. ET Aug. 15. An informational webinar to learn more about the grant process and ask questions is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET June 27.
After three years’ delay due to COVID-19 restrictions, The Episcopal Church Department of Faith Formation is pleased to announce dates in 2023 for the Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) and Evento de Jóvenes Episcopales (EJE).
The Episcopal Diocese of Utah has received notification from Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry that Bishop-elect Phyllis Spiegel has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
By now you are aware that last night a shooter entered St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia Hills, Alabama, killing two children of God and injuring a third.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry sent the following letter to all Episcopal Church bishops earlier today.