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Episcopal Migration Ministries hosts World Refugee Day interfaith conversation

Episcopal Migration Ministries hosts World Refugee Day interfaith conversation

The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to the presiding bishop for evangelism, reconciliation and creation, left, Rabbi Victor Urecki, of B’nai Jacob Synagogue in Charleston, West Virginia, center, and Hani Hamwi, ...
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Auckland Cathedral reaches out to Shia Muslim communities during Ramadan

Auckland Cathedral reaches out to Shia Muslim communities during Ramadan

[Anglican Communion News Service] Auckland, New Zealand’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the city’s Shia Islamic community have been praised for coming together for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal. New Zealand’s Human Rights ...
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#ForSuchATime | A Prayer for Those Living in Poverty and Hunger

#ForSuchATime | A Prayer for Those Living in Poverty and Hunger

Episcopal Relief & Development invites you to join us and our ecumenical partners to participate in the the #ForSuchATime movement. On the 21st of each month through December 2018, we ...
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Anglican Communion announces appointment of new representative to UN

Anglican Communion announces appointment of new representative to UN

[Anglican Communion News Service] The social and public affairs adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury has been appointed as the new Anglican Communion representative to the United Nations in Geneva. Jack ...
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Anglican Alliance joins ecumenical statement released for World Refugee Day

Anglican Alliance joins ecumenical statement released for World Refugee Day

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has joined a group of 20 Christian organizations in issuing a statement to mark World Refugee Day. The statement celebrates the opportunities for solidarity ...
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Collars on the Corner in Milwaukee

Collars on the Corner brings prayer, spiritual connection to streets of Milwaukee

Clergy members from the Milwaukee area pray with Luria Sampson, center, during a Collars on the Corner session in May at West Center and North 51st streets. Photo: David Paulsen/Episcopal ...
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Bishop Fisher delivers testimony to Massachusetts legislative committee

Bishop Fisher delivers testimony to Massachusetts legislative committee

[Diocese of Western Massachusetts] Western Massachusetts Bishop Douglas J. Fisher attended a hearing June 19 held by the Massachusetts Legislature’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary that featured testimony on a ...
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Applications accepted for Stewardship of Creation grants

Applications accepted for Stewardship of Creation grants

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation is accepting applications for grants that focus on local faith-based projects for ...
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Europe bishop represents Anglicans, Episcopalians at launch of Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in Norway

Europe bishop represents Anglicans, Episcopalians at launch of Interfaith Rainforest Initiative in Norway

[Episcopal News Service] Religious and indigenous leaders from across the globe launched an unprecedented initiative June 19 in Oslo, Norway, aimed at bringing “moral attention and spiritual commitment” to bear ...
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‘Cathedral of the Confederacy’ reckons with its history and charts future

‘Cathedral of the Confederacy’ reckons with its history and charts future

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia, has historically been known as the Cathedral of the Confederacy. Richmond was the capital of the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Photo: ...
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WCC deputy chief speaks on ‘tragic reality’ of violence against children at Geneva event

WCC deputy chief speaks on ‘tragic reality’ of violence against children at Geneva event

[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches deputy General Secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that churches and organizations working together can prevent and address “tragic ...
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Anglican Overseas Aid joins Australian government’s humanitarian response

Anglican Overseas Aid joins Australian government’s humanitarian response

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglican Overseas Aid has been selected to be one of the aid agencies involved in the Australian Humanitarian Partnership, set up by the Australian government with the ...
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Old Christ Church restoration project highlights local mission work in Vermont

Old Christ Church restoration project highlights local mission work in Vermont

[Diocese of Vermont] When asked to describe the Old Christ Church in Bethel, Vermont, two parishioners recently wrote, “just pulling in the driveway you get the sense that this is no ...
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Disciplinary panel sanctions Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno

Disciplinary panel sanctions Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno

Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno spent nearly seven hours March 29 and 30 talking to the Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary action against him. Photo: Mary Frances ...
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Nominations accepted for Diocese of Haiti bishop coadjutor

Nominations accepted for Diocese of Haiti bishop coadjutor

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Nominations are being accepted for candidates for the position of bishop coadjutor for the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti. The Diocese of Haiti Profile is available ...
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Churchwide Bible reading program announced

Churchwide Bible reading program announced

[Forward Movement press release] Forward Movement is pleased to announce the Good Book Club, a church-wide program that invites all Episcopalians to read Luke and Acts during Lent-Easter 2018. Participants in ...
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Happy Father's Day! Teaching Our Kids Goodness

Happy Father's Day! Teaching Our Kids Goodness

My son, Calloway, was born on November 7, 2017, at 2:30 a.m. It was a pretty rough labor and my wife was in and out of consciousness for the better ...
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Happy Father's Day! A new father practices empowerment

Happy Father's Day! A new father practices empowerment

My son, Calloway, was born on November 7, 2017, at 2:30 a.m. It was a pretty rough labor and my wife was in and out of consciousness for the better ...
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Church of England parish at heart of relief efforts following London inferno

Church of England parish at heart of relief efforts following London inferno

[Anglican Communion News Service] In the hours since a massive blaze ripped through a tower block in west London early on June 14, nearby St. Clement’s Church has been rapidly ...
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Presiding Bishop’s message for World Refugee Day

Presiding Bishop’s message for World Refugee Day

https://fast.wistia.com/assets/external/E-v1.js [Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] “In the name of Mary, Joseph and the Lord Jesus, aid all refugees today, for most of the refugees like the Holy Family themselves, ...
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