What You Can Do: Four Key Prevention Messages from the Zika Taskforce | Episcopal Relief and Development
Across the US, Episcopalians are gearing up for summer activities. But this summer, with concerns about the Zika virus moving north into the continental US, new questions are popping up. Responding to these concerns, Episcopal Relief & Development assembled a taskforce of experts to create a resource that would help Episcopal churches in the United […]
The Rev. John Pitzer‘s Holy Orders were received into the Episcopal Church by the Rt. Rev. Morris K. Thompson, Jr. on May 21 at St. James, Baton Rouge. He will serve as the head of the St. James Center for Spiritual Formation.
The Very Rev. Dr. Roman Roldan was appointed by Bishop Thompson to serve as the dean of the Baton Rouge deanery, effective May 16. Also, this month, he completed his Doctorate in Ministry from Trinity School for Ministry. Congratulations!
The Very Rev. Mark Holland served his last Sunday as rector of St. James, Baton Rouge, on May 15. He has served at the church since 2003. He also served as the dean of the Baton Rouge Deanery. Pentecost Sunday at St. James Episcopal Church. A video posted by Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana (@edolaorg) on […]
The Rev. LeBaron Taylor was called to serve as priest-in-charge of St. Matthew’s, Bogalusa, effective May 15. He has been serving as supply priest of St. Matthew’s and Church of the Incarnation, Amite.
The Rev. John Sloan Miller was called to serve as priest-in-charge of St. Stephen’s, Innis, effective May 1.
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry, will preach at the opening Eucharist of the UBE Conference at Christ Church Cathedral on Sunday, July 31 at 7:00 pm. This is his first visit to the Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana since his institution as Presiding Bishop in November 2015. The UBE Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency […]
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry has appointed the Rev. Canon E. Mark Stevenson as Director of Episcopal Migration Ministries, a member of the Presiding Bishop’s staff. Since September 2013, Stevenson has served as the Episcopal Church Domestic Poverty Missioner, responsible for encouraging poverty ministry efforts […]
Last week, the National Hurricane Center, during National Hurricane Preparedness Week, ran a series of informative articles that went into great detail on how to protect your home and to keep yourself and your family safe before, during, and after a hurricane. You can read the National Hurricane Preparedness Week blog posts series here: https://noaanhc.wordpress.com/ In the Episcopal […]
The National Hurricane Center talks about hurricanes and things to do reduce risk and safeguard life. May 15-21 is Hurricane Preparedness Week. Click each graphic to learn more and read the associated blog post on Inside the Eye, the official blog of the National Hurricane Center.
For years, the women of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s Prayer Shawl ministry have been meeting periodically to knit, contemplating with every stitch, the peace of mind that comes with faith… When the group decided to expand their ministry to the community, they discussed several ways to do that, and in the end, came up with […]
During a PBS NewsHour interview that aired May 17, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry talks with Judy Woodruff about the challenges facing the Episcopal Church and Christianity. Source: Episcopal News Service| Six months in, Presiding Bishop reflects on church challenges
[Episcopal News Service – Ponce, Puerto Rico] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry brought his message of the Jesus Movement to the 21st Global Episcopal Mission Network Conference during a May 18 keynote address. “Evangelism is just one beggar telling another beggar where to find [some] bread,” he said, offering a quote from by the Ceylonese Methodist […]
Read the report here: http://www.episcopalchurch.org/library/document/re-membering-and-re-imagining-essays-episcopal-church
Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and other exciting and vibrant leadership in the Episcopal Church will serve as celebrants and preachers for our 48th Annual Business Meeting and Conference set for July 31 – August 4 in New Orleans, LA. Source: Meet our 2016 Conference Celebrants and Preachers | The Union of Black Episcopalians – […]