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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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August 15, 2018

The Rev. Cathleen Chittenden Bascom, left, the Rev. Martha N. Macgill and the Rev. Helen Svoboda-Barber are candidates for 10th bishop of the Diocese of Kansas. The election is set for Oct. 19 in Topeka. Photo: Diocese of Kansas [...

August 6, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Rev. Michael Barlowe, secretary of General Convention, invites Episcopalians from across the church to apply for appointment to the various interim bodies created by General Convention. These committees,...

August 6, 2018

Cristóbal León Lozano was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral on August 4, 2018. Photo Glenda McQueen [Episcopal News Service] Cristobal Leon Lozano was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador...

August 3, 2018

Editor’s note: Diocese of Virginia Bishop Shannon S. Johnston announced Aug. 3 that he will resign his office in three months. The announcement appears to culminate a process that began in October 2017 when he announced plans to seek a...

August 1, 2018

The Rev. E. Mark Stevenson. [Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has appointed the Rev. E. Mark Stevenson as canon to the presiding bishop for ministry within the Episcopal Church, a member of the presiding bishop...

August 1, 2018

[Diocese of East Tennessee] The Rev. Michelle Warriner Bolt has been named as the Canon to the Ordinary for the Episcopal Church in East Tennessee by the Right. Rev. Brian L. Cole. Bolt will begin her new work on September 1. The Rev...

July 30, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Heather Cook, formerly Episcopal Diocese of Maryland bishop suffragan, has asked the Maryland prison system to release her for a daytime work program. Her request is being reviewed and, if approved,...

July 25, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry announced July 25 that he will soon undergo surgery for prostate cancer. Dear Friends in Christ, A few months ago,...

July 24, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] The Diocese of Colorado Standing Committee has nominated three priests for election as the 11th bishop of Colorado. The election will take place Oct. 27 during the diocese’s 131st Annual Convention. The slate...

July 16, 2018

[Episcopal News Service] Responding to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s call to “Follow the Way of Jesus,” deputies and bishops at the 79th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, meeting July 5-13 in Austin, Texas, acted on a record...

July 13, 2018

[Episcopal Diocese of Arizona] The Standing Committee of The Episcopal Diocese of Arizona has announced a slate of candidates who will stand for election as the VI Bishop of Arizona at Diocesan Convention on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. The...

July 11, 2018

The Episcopal Church and The Episcopal Church in South Carolina (TECSC) have petitioned the 1st Circuit Court of Common Pleas to order a full accounting of all assets held by a group that broke away from the church in 2012. The petition...

July 8, 2018

Bob Davis, left, and Genaro Lopez, center, lead an “eco tour” of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Austin, including the solar panels installed on the top of the adjacent church-owned parking structure. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal News...

July 6, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry begins his sermon at the opening Eucharist at the 79th General Convention in Austin, Texas. Photo: Mike Patterson/Episcopal News Service And now in the name of our loving, liberating and life-giving...

July 3, 2018

Worship and other opportunities for prayer are at the heart of the Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention, July 5 – 13, at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas in the  Diocese of Texas). “The liturgies of the 79th...

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