Diocese of Taiwan

Articles

March 6, 2017

[Episcopal News Service – Taipei, Taiwan] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry brought the message of the Jesus Movement to the Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan during its recent Diocesan Synod, Feb. 24-26, telling Taiwanese Episcopalians to “follow Jesus in the Episcopal way.”

“If you...

April 3, 2013

[Episcopal Diocese of Taiwan] The Rt. Rev. John C. T. Chien, the first native bishop of Taiwan, died on March 5 following a short illness. He was 72.

Chien was ordained and consecrated as bishop on March 25, 1988, marking a new era in the indigenization of the Taiwan Episcopal Church....

October 30, 2012

By: Bronwyn

I’ve spent a week in Taiwan meeting the faithful and gracious Episcopalians in mission and ministry in this far-flung diocese of our church.

The Rt. Rev. David Lai and his staff exceeded all of my expectations for hospitality, making sure that I was never lost or wanting in this land...

March 1, 2012

The Rev. David Chee interprets as Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori delivers a sermon to a meeting of the Diocesan Synod of the Diocese of Taiwan. Photo/Richard Schori

[Episcopal News Service] Drawing on her experiences during a tour of Episcopal and...

August 18, 2009

When parishioners at St. James' Episcopal Church in Taichung, Taiwan heard about a group of Filipinos holding services under a mango tree, they were inspired to raise funds so that the community could worship in a building of its own.

That was in 1998 and the congregation's generosity...

August 11, 2009

Typhoon Morakot dropped close to 80 inches of rain, causing the worst flooding in a half-century and killing at least 40 people in Taiwan and along the coast of China August 8-9.

Although Morakot's path was over Taipei, it caused the most destruction in the southern region of Taiwan and...

October 30, 2005

Affirming the importance of "meeting Christ in the other... in service and in love," Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold preached October 30 in St. John's Cathedral in Taipei, opening a two-day visit to the Diocese of Taiwan during two weeks of dialogue with church leaders in Asia.

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September 15, 2005

St. John's University, formerly St. John's and St. Mary's Institute of Technology, located in Tamsui, Taiwan, celebrated an upgrade from Institute of Technology to University of Technology with ceremonies on August 1st. Over 200 dignitaries, faculty, alumni, and government officials were in...