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September 19, 2012

The Rev. Carl Southerland and the Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor. Photo/Diocese of Western North Carolina

[Diocese of Western North Carolina] On Sept. 16, the Rev. Carl Southerland was installed as rector of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Franklin, North Carolina, becoming the first...

February 17, 2011

Three city center Bethlehem churches have joined together to commission a new hymn. Trinity Episcopal Church, Salem Lutheran Church and Central Moravian Church, along with Moravian Theological Seminary, have asked noted hymn writer Brian Wren to pen a new hymn to reflect the joy of their union...

September 9, 2010

The Southern Province of the Moravian Church voted Sept. 10 to enter into full communion with the Episcopal Church.

The 121-74 vote came after two hours of debate during an afternoon session on the second day of the church's Sept. 9-12 quadrennial Provincial Synod at Blue Ridge Assembly...

June 28, 2010

The Northern Province of the Moravian Church voted June 18 to enter into full communion with the Episcopal Church. ENS Weekly bulletin inserts for July 11, titled "Historic Partners," report on the new full communion agreement, which was approved by the Episcopal Church's 2009 General...

June 17, 2010

The Northern Province of the Moravian Church voted June 18 to enter into full communion with the Episcopal Church.

The nearly unanimous voice vote came during an evening session on the second day of the church's June 17-21 quadrennial Provincial Synod at Moravian College in Bethlehem,...

July 20, 2009

The 76th General Convention took steps, big and small, to reunite Christians in opening, reaffirming and expanding ecumenical dialogues through legislation passed July 8-17 in Anaheim, California.

"The biggest step forward is the full communion step with the Moravian church," said Bishop...

June 30, 2003

A MAJOR PIECE of ecumenical legislation to come before General Convention is a resolution to establish interim eucharistic sharing with the Moravian Church in America, similar to the one Episcopalians established with Lutherans in 1982.

"Most Episcopalians have probably not met a...

November 13, 2002

In its fifth meeting in the triennium, the Moravian-Episcopal dialogue continued its discussion on how the three-fold ministry of bishops, presbyters and deacons functions in each church. The Moravian Church, part of the worldwide community known as the Unitas Fratrum (Unity of the Brethren),...

November 13, 2002

In its fifth meeting in the triennium, the Moravian-Episcopal dialogue continued its discussion on how the three-fold ministry of bishops, presbyters and deacons functions in each church. The Moravian Church, part of the worldwide community known as the Unitas Fratrum (Unity of the Brethren),...

June 25, 2002

The Episcopal Church's five-year dialogue with the Moravian Church in America has taken several significant steps forward in recent months, including approval of sharing the Eucharist.

At an April meeting in Sewanee, Tennessee, the churches discussed a draft resolution on Interim...

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