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November 18, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] In the Episcopal Church in Minnesota two new deans have been installed in its two historic cathedrals within nine days of each other. Both are charged with bringing about change. Both face challenges. Both are...

February 19, 2014

Members of St. John the Divine Episcopal Church, Moorhead, Minnesota (Diocese of North Dakota) gather with their new vicar, the Rev. Michael Paul, following the worship service on the Day of Prayer for South Sudan on Feb. 16. Photo: Joe...

January 27, 2014

Consultants from the Missional Network, the Rev. Dwight Zscheile, the Rev. Craig Van Gelder, and the Rev. Alan Roxburgh facilitated the Missional Summit, Jan. 21-23 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Photo: Joe Bjordal/ENS [Episcopal News...

June 28, 2011

In the late evening hours of June 25, two liturgical processions set out from opposite ends of the campus of Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, with nearly 1,100 people heading to the closing worship service of the 2011 Episcopal...

June 24, 2011

With hands clapping, bodies swaying and beach balls flying, the singing voices of nearly 1,100 Episcopalians filled Benson Great Hall on the campus of Bethel University in Saint Paul, Minnesota, for the opening worship service of the 2011...

May 3, 2011

When 1,300 Episcopal youth and their adult sponsors converge on Saint Paul, Minnesota, this summer, they will be welcomed to an event planned to deepen personal faith, build Christian community and create a greater awareness of and...

April 14, 2009

A communications initiative, launched on Ash Wednesday, which provides a new way for Episcopalians to share their connection to and appreciation for the Episcopal Church, was heavily used during Lent. A special welcoming page on the...

April 7, 2009

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's visit to the Diocese of Quincy April 4 and 5 brought with it ties to the larger church and meaningful symbolism that gave the diocese a big emotional boost. Not only did Jefferts Schori bring...

April 6, 2009

If a plan to divide the Episcopal Church in Cuba (Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba) into two dioceses succeeds, the new eastern diocese will not begin its new life in isolation. It will benefit from an international Anglican partnership years in...

April 4, 2009

Deputies to a special synod meeting of the Episcopal Diocese of Quincy acted with dispatch on Saturday, April 4 as they quickly and unanimously elected new leadership, approved a diocesan budget and elected a provisional bishop. The...

March 31, 2009

Saying it was the beginning of a "journey of passage" for Abrahamic people in the United States and beyond, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined with national leaders of Judaism and Islam for an historic "...

March 26, 2009

Leaders of the three great faiths that trace their heritage back to Abraham -- Judaism, Christianity and Islam -- will gather on March 27 in Omaha, Nebraska to talk about peace. The program will be broadcast live via the Internet. The...

March 24, 2009

Representatives of the 47 congregations of the Diocese of Indianapolis gathered on March 21 for a conference aimed at empowering heightened levels of care for the stewardship of the Earth. The 2009 edition of "Under One Roof," a...

March 23, 2009

Leaders of the Episcopal Diocese of Northern Michigan released a statement on March 20 in defense of its bishop-elect, the Rev. Kevin Thew Forrester, who was the only candidate when he was chosen during a special convention on February 21...

March 19, 2009

Saying it wanted to "jumpstart the diocese," the Episcopal Foundation of Wyoming has made a major investment in mission. The Mustard Seed Mission was formally launched on January 6—the Day of Epiphany—as checks for $...

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