Episcopal News Service

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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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March 23, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopalians and Episcopal leaders from across the U.S. will be in Washington, D.C., to participate in March for Our Lives on March 24, while others plan to attend corresponding local rallies. The...

March 22, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] A group of Protestant and Roman Catholic leaders, including Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, have begun what they call a campaign to “reclaim Jesus” from those who they believe are using Christian...

March 21, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Sewanee: The University of the South has revoked Charlie Rose’s honorary degree after facing increasing pressure from all sides to act in response to the sexual harassment scandal that derailed the broadcast...

March 20, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Church of the Ascension, Lexington Park, Maryland, will be the site of a community prayer service March 20 in response to the latest school shooting in the U.S. A 17-year-old male student shot two other students...

March 19, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Diocese of El Camino Real Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves recently called for the election of her successor, and announced that she will be resigning in early 2020. That will be her 13th year of her episcopate. The text of...

March 19, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of the Rio Grande announced March 19 a slate of three candidates for bishop. “The people of our diocese have prayed diligently and faithfully for God to send us...

March 13, 2018

Madeleine L’Engle, who wrote more than 60 books ranging from children’s stories to theological reflection, died Sept. 6, 2007, in Litchfield, Connecticut, at 88. She is shown here two years earlier. Photo: Square Fish Books [...

March 5, 2018

[Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes] At the Annual Meeting of the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes in San Antonio, Texas the organization’s Board of Directors announced it has called Joseph R. Swimmer as the Consortium’s new...

March 5, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Newark] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of Newark on March 5 announced a slate of four candidates who will stand for election as the 11th bishop of Newark at a special convention on May 19. The...

March 1, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Episcopal dioceses and other related organizations are recommending resources to help Episcopalians and others respond to violence, especially gun-related violence. Below is a compliation of many of those resources...

February 28, 2018

[Church Investment Group] The Church Investment Group welcomes the Rt. Rev. Andrew M.L. Dietsche, Episcopal Diocese of New York, to its Board of Directors. An advocate for addressing climate change as well as ethical...

February 28, 2018

[Diocese of Massachusetts] The Rt. Rev. Alan M. Gates, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, has appointed the Rev. Amy Ebeling McCreath as the new dean of the Cathedral Church of St. Paul in downtown Boston. McCreath...

February 26, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Lexington] The Rt. Rev. Mark Van Koevering has been selected as the new bishop provisional for the Diocese of Lexington in eastern Kentucky. After learning of the Rt. Rev. Bruce Caldwell’s intent to resign, the...

February 8, 2018

[Diocese of Bethlehem] The Standing Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Bethlehem today released the names of two priests who will stand for election for the ninth bishop of the diocese. The Rev. Kevin Nichols The...

February 8, 2018

[Diocese of Virginia] The Rt. Rev. Shannon S. Johnston is pleased to announce his appointment of the Rt. Rev. Robert Ihloff as bishop associate in the Diocese of Virginia. Bishop Ihloff served as the bishop of the Diocese of Maryland from...

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