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October 11, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] A federal district judge in Wisconsin has once again ruled that the Internal Revenue Service’s clergy parsonage exemption is unconstitutional, a decision that ultimately could have profound financial effects on many Episcopal clergy members and congregations.

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July 25, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Task Force to Study Dual Call Couples has issued the following update on its progress including a video titled “Dual Call Couples: Gifts & Challenges for the Church.”

The Task Force to Study Dual Call Couples The Task Force to Study...

February 12, 2017

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Board for Transition Ministry has issued an invitation to the church to participate “to think out loud about how we bring ordained leaders to our churches.”

In a document located here, the Board of Transition...

January 8, 2017

[Church Pension Fund press release] The Church Pension Fund Jan. 9 announced that its board of trustees approved revisions to the pension, retirement savings, and welfare plans it administers on behalf of eligible clergy and lay employees who serve the Episcopal Church.

The revisions,...

January 4, 2017

[Episcopal Preaching Foundation] This year the Episcopal Preaching Foundation will partner with the John Templeton Foundation integrate studies on forgiveness into the practice of preaching.

EPF’s mission is based on the premise that strong and vibrant preaching will attract congregants...

April 27, 2015

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has restored the Rt. Rev. David Bane to ordained ministry in The Episcopal Church.

As such, he returns to The Episcopal Church as a bishop and is a member of the House of...

March 31, 2015

Ken Baker, a resident of Hartford, Connecticut, greets Bishop Jim Hazelwood, right, of the New England Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in American, and asks him for a hug. The bishop was with a group of clergy returning from a visit to Hartford Hospital. Photo: Marc Yves Regis/Diocese...

June 23, 2014

Clergy from 12 dioceses met to celebrate the gifts for ministry that clergy couples bring to the wider church at the first Clergy Couples Conference held in the Episcopal Church in more than 20 years.

The conference and retreat, which was underwritten in part by grants from the Virginia...

September 30, 2013

Harvard Professor Ronald Heifetz addresses Episcopal Church clergy from Middle and North Georgia on Sept. 30.

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta] The world is facing an unprecedented crisis of leadership that churches have the opportunity to address in their...

June 2, 2013

[Episcopal News Service, Richmond, Virginia] A celebration to honor the first 25 years of the Episcopal Preaching Foundation began with a memory that pointed to the future.

The Rev. Brent Norris, the rector of St. Mary’s Church in Asheville, North Carolina, recalled coming to the...

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Diocesan Transition Ministers (DTMs) are diocesan executives who oversee ministry transitions, c

A document by the Task Group on the Theology of Baptismal and Ordained Ministry, a task group of

Guidelines to help the search/calling committee make the interviewing process an effective tool

"Caring for Clergy through Housing" is intended to provide a useful and insightful look at the c

Guidelines for search/calling committees on the calling process including: appointing a committe

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The Society for the Increase of Ministry was founded in 1857 as the general fund supporting theo

Fresh Start is a diocesan-led program that seeks to foster healthy relationships among clergy, t

The mission of the Church Pension Group is to serve individual clergy, lay workers, and their de

The mission of CREDO is to provide opportunities for people to examine significant areas of thei

An independent not-for-profit institution that offers seminars for congregational leaders both c

An organization in The Episcopal Church and the Anglican Church of Canada that promotes renewal

A professional association of those serving congregations in the transition from one pastor to t

Since 1789 we have established a reputation that is second to none throughout the World for supp