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July 23, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] There has been a change in leadership at the Bishop Kemper School for Ministry, a collaborative education venture of the Episcopal Dioceses of Kansas, West Missouri, Nebraska and Western Kansas The school’s...

February 17, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Kansas] High school students in inner-city Kansas City, Kansas, soon will get the chance to develop life and job skills, thanks to a new program at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church that has received funding from the...

September 30, 2013

The Rev. Rob Baldwin, rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas, uses a milking stool to illustrate the “three-legged stool” of Anglican theology during a class on Anglican identity for students at the Bishop Kemper...

August 29, 2013

Bishop Dean Wolfe surveys the damage done to apartments that had been home to three Burmese refugee families in Wichita, Kansas. Photo: Shannon Mahan. [Diocese of Kansas] Three refugee families from Burma who were beginning to make...

May 31, 2013

Karin Feltman plays guitar at a hospital in Dadeldhura, Nepal, during a visit there in May 2012. Feltman, a member of St. Margaret’s, Lawrence, Kansas, will become a long-term missionary there beginning in 2014. [Episcopal Diocese...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies worked at a feverish pace July 12 on its final day before adjournment, considering more than 80 resolutions out of the almost 400 that had been filed. It was able to conclude...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Bishops wrapped up its business July 12, the last official day of the 77th General Convention in Indianapolis, considering more than 60 resolutions on topics as wide-ranging as...

July 11, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies on July 11 approved a number of resolutions on how the church can address issues of social and economic justice, and others that dealt with internal church matters. It...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Five people on July 10 were nominated as vice president of the House of Deputies, to serve a three-year term that begins at the close of the 77th General Convention. The election is slated for...

July 10, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies today approved creation of a special task force to begin to reimagine the workings of the Episcopal Church to prepare it for mission in the 21st century. In a vote that...

July 10, 2012

House of Deputies President-elect Gay Jennings reads a statement after her election July 10 in Indianapolis. ENS photo/Mary Frances Schjonberg [Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings from the Diocese of...

July 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Three people were nominated July 9 to stand for election as president of the House of Deputies. They are: Martha Alexander, deputy from North Carolina; The Rev. Gay Jennings, deputy from Ohio...

July 9, 2012

The Rev. Carla Robinson, a transgender priest and deputy from the Diocese of Olympia, addresses the House of Deputies July 9 during their debate on gender identity and the rights of transgender people. ENS photo/Matthew Davies [Episcopal...

July 9, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The Committee on Structure has drafted a blueprint for how General Convention can respond to the growing voices in the Episcopal Church calling for change. Resolution C095, Substitute, was...

July 8, 2012

[Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] The House of Deputies July 8 approved on final reading an amendment to the constitution of the Episcopal Church to remove the requirement that consent for bishops elected within 120 days of...

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