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Episcopal News Service (ENS) offers in-depth reporting and analysis of local, regional, national and international news for Episcopalians and others interested in the church’s mission and ministry. Providing written and multimedia coverage, Episcopal News Service is the officially sponsored online news source of the Episcopal Church

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April 18, 2019

Father Matthew Floyd (left), an Orthodox Priest, presented a gift to the Rev. Father John Toles, the rector of St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Friday, March 29, 2019. Photo: Bonnie Vculek/ Courtesy of Enid News & Eagle...

April 18, 2019

The Port Authority Bus Terminal served as the first station on April 6 for Stations of the Cross for Sex Trafficking Survivors, an event of the Episcopal Diocese of New York Task Force Against Human Trafficking. Photo: ENS [...

April 8, 2019

Newly ordained and consecrated Bishop in Charge of the Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe Mark Edington greets the congregation April 6. Photo: American Cathedral in Paris via Facebook [Convocation of Episcopal Churches in...

March 29, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] A memorial service will be held May 25 for Diane M. Porter, who served on the church-wide staff of The Episcopal Church from 1988 until 1997. Porter died March 21. The service is set for 11 a.m. at Grace Church...

March 25, 2019

From left to right are the Rev. Shannon MacVean-Brown, the Rev. Hillary D. Raining, and The Very Rev. Hilary B. Smith. Photo: Maurice L. Harris/The Episcopal Church in Vermont [Diocese of Vermont] The Standing Committee of The...

March 15, 2019

The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church met in retreat at Kanuga Conference Center, Hendersonville, North Carolina. At their March 15 business meeting, they adopted the following Mind of the House Resolution and received a statement...

March 13, 2019

The post New York State Supreme Court judge dismisses Bishop Sauls’ suit appeared first on Episcopal News Service.

March 13, 2019

Robina Winbush (left) attended an ecumenical breakfast at the 223rd General Assembly in St. Louis, Missouri, with co-moderators, Ruling Elder Vilmarie Cintrón-Olivieri and Rev. Cindy Kohlmann. Photo: Contributed to PC USA [The...

March 12, 2019

Arizona Bishop Jennifer A. Reddall was ordained and consecrated on March 9. Photo: David Schacher Photography, LLC [Diocese of Arizona] The Rev. Jennifer A. Reddall was ordained and consecrated as the sixth bishop of the Diocese of...

March 12, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of El Camino Real Standing Committee announced March 12 a slate of five candidates for the fourth bishop of the diocese. They are: The Rev. Canon Lucinda Ashby, canon to the ordinary, Diocese of...

March 4, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Michigan announces a preliminary slate of candidates who will stand for election as the 11th bishop of Michigan. The candidates are: The Rev. Grace Burton-Edwards,...

March 4, 2019

[Diocese of Kansas] The Rt. Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom was ordained and consecrated as the 10th bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Kansas on March 2 at Grace Cathedral in Topeka in a service marked with history, as she became the...

March 4, 2019

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of South Dakota announced on March 4 that two priests have been nominated to become the diocese’s 11th bishop. They are: The Rev. Jonathan Folts, rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Essex,...

March 1, 2019

The bishops of the Diocese of New York issued the following statement March 1 concerning their plans about the 2020 Lambeth Conference from which the Achbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has decided to exclude same-sex spouses of bishops...

February 25, 2019

[Diocese of Texas] The Rev. Canon Kathryn ‘Kai’ Ryan was elected Feb. 22 as bishop suffragan for the western region of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. Ryan, 54, currently serves as Canon to the Ordinary for the Diocese of Texas. She was...

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