Ecumenical and Interreligious

Ecumenical and Interreligious



July 15, 2019

Last summer during The Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention, an invitation was shared with our American and Canadian sisters, brothers, and siblings in the Lutheran and Anglican/Episcopal tradition to pledge their prayers for our church as we gathered in Austin, Texas to deliberate over...

July 3, 2019

One year ago, thousands of Episcopalians gathered in Austin, Texas for the 79th General Convention. Since that time, the Office of Government Relations (OGR) has continued its work representing The Episcopal Church’s official policies to Congress and the Administration. We are eager to share a...

June 28, 2019

Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC), a covenant organization of 11 different US denominations/communions who have pledged to live more closely together in expressing their unity in Christ and in combating racism, held its triennial plenary session in Montgomery, Alabama from June 6-9, 2019. The...

June 14, 2019

Dialogues and Coordinating Committees

Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue in the USA The Right Rev. John Bauerschmidt (Tennessee, chair) The Rev. Dr. Michael Cover (Dallas) The Rev. Dr. Dan Joslyn-Siemiatkoski (California) Dr. John Kiess (Maryland) The Right Reverend Catherine Waynick (Eastern...

June 3, 2019

An Invitation from

Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry, The Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archbishop and Primate Fred Hiltz, Anglican Church of Canada National Bishop Susan C. Johnson,...

May 2, 2019

During their meeting April 29-30, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Austin, Texas, the members of The Episcopal Church – United Methodist Dialogue Committee agreed to send a resolution for full communion to be considered by the Council of Bishops and for possible consideration by the...

April 1, 2019

By: Richard Mammana, By: Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations

ACC Anglican Consultative Council ACC Anglican Church of Canada ACNA Anglican Church in North America ACO Anglican Communion Office AIC African Initiated Churches ALERC Anglican-Lutheran European Regional Commission ALIC Anglican Lutheran International Commission ALICC Anglican-Lutheran...

March 1, 2019

The Ecumenical and Interreligious Commission (EIC), and the Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officer (DEIO), are appointed by the Bishop. We represent the Bishop, Diocese and at times the national Church in ecumenical and interfaith dialogue. We disseminate information from TEC dialogues...

January 17, 2019

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry joined the leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in preparing Devotions for the upcoming Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

The Week...

November 1, 2018

The Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on behalf of its House of Bishops, along with the Presiding Bishop and Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committees on International Justice and Peace and...


Bulletin Inserts

October 31, 2017, marks the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, inaugurated by Mart

The Episcopal Church’s Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations helps to facilitate rel

The Episcopal Church’s Office of Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations helps to facilitate rel



The Lutherans, Anglicans, Roman Catholics, and United Methodists in the State of South Carolina

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.

Following is the full text of the covenant agreement launched November 21, 1993 by the

This collection continues the series of devotions which express the growing partnerships in mini

Annual brochure (pdf) jointly prepared and published by the Pontifical Council for Christian Un


The story of CUIC begins on December 4th, 1960 when Eugene Carson Blake, then the Stated Clerk o

Catholic, Evangelical, Pentecostal, Orthodox, African-American and Protestant Christian Communio

Interfaith Curriculum for Peacemaking draws upon the resources within the Abrahamic tradition -

The National Council of Churches, founded in 1950, is the leading force for ecumenical cooperati

Contact Info and Links to the 15 Autocephalous (self-governing) and 4 Autonomous (self-ruling) C