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EPPN: Pray, fast, act for environmental programs

EPPN: Pray, fast, act for environmental programs

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Today, the 21st of August, we pray, fast, and act to protect funding for domestic and international programs that address the health effects of environmental degradation ...
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Anglican Communion offers prayers for victims of Barcelona attack

Anglican Communion offers prayers for victims of Barcelona attack

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Spain Don Carlos Lopez-Lozano has expressed thanks for the support received from throughout the Anglican Communion in the wake of the ...
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Episcopal-supported intentional community in Charlottesville embodies radical discipleship — and permaculture

Episcopal-supported intentional community in Charlottesville embodies radical discipleship — and permaculture

Claire Hitchins tends the food garden that supplements the diet of those living at the Charis Intentional Community, a mission of Grace Church, Red Hill, southwest of Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: ...
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New York bishop gives ‘full support’ to church providing sanctuary to immigrant, child

New York bishop gives ‘full support’ to church providing sanctuary to immigrant, child

[Episcopal Diocese of New York] A statement on sanctuary by the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New York, the Rt. Rev. Andrew ML Dietsche, and on the Aug. 17 ...
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Episcopalians, tell us your solar eclipse plans and share your stories

Episcopalians, tell us your solar eclipse plans and share your stories

[Episcopal News Service] Has solar eclipse fever struck your Episcopal congregation? We want to hear about it. A rare total solar eclipse will pass across the continental United States on ...
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Fair prayer booth

Wisconsin clergy members take corner prayer ministry to county fair

From left, the Rev. Kevin Stewart, the Rev. Mindy Valentine Davis and Frankie A. Aliota staff the prayer booth at the Washington County Fair south of West Bend, Wisconsin. Photo: ...
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Presiding Bishop reflects on Charlottesville and its aftermath

Presiding Bishop reflects on Charlottesville and its aftermath

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In his message for those gathering to worship this Sunday, occasioned by recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and the readings of Scripture Episcopalians will ...
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Canadian indigenous bishop slams ‘doctrine of discovery’

Canadian indigenous bishop slams ‘doctrine of discovery’

[Anglican Communion News Service] The “doctrine of discovery” – the idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernized – has been criticized by the national indigenous bishop of Canada ...
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Charlottesville memorial service

Charlottesville faith community looks ahead after uniting against white supremacist march

Mourners and clergy, including the Rev. Elaine Thomas, second from right, pray outside the memorial service for Heather Heyer on Aug. 16, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photo: Evan Vucci/Associated Press ...
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Welsh electoral college to choose next archbishop and primate

Welsh electoral college to choose next archbishop and primate

[Anglican Communion News Service] An electoral college of the Church in Wales will meet in the small town of Llandrindod Wells next month to choose the province’s next archbishop and primate ...
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Anglican archbishop in Australia speaks against euthanasia legalization

Anglican archbishop in Australia speaks against euthanasia legalization

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop of Melbourne Philip Freier has joined six other Christian leaders in Australia from the region in calling on the state premier to reconsider plans to ...
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Presiding Bishop Curry video: invitation to the Good Book Club

Presiding Bishop Curry video: invitation to the Good Book Club

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has offered an invitation to Episcopalians and all Christians to join the more than 25 partners presenting the ...
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Richard's story

Richard's story

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Humble in the Act of Giving

Humble in the Act of Giving

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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A Faithful Giver Impacts Generations To Come

A Faithful Giver Impacts Generations To Come

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Faithful Giving Impacts Generations To Come

Faithful Giving Impacts Generations To Come

I recently had a chance to meet and talk with John Buenz at an event at the Diocese of El Camino Real in San Jose, CA. I was surprised when ...
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Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar

Irish bishop and English priest lead cross-cultural mission training in Myanmar

[Anglican Communion News Service] An ecumenical association for theological educators in Myanmar held a training workshop on cross cultural mission and research approaches this month. The four-day event was led by ...
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Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Synod of the diocese of Christchurch will consider donating its earthquake-ravaged cathedral to the country’s government as a gift to the people of New Zealand. This ...
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Episcopalians rally against hate as white supremacists bring violence to Charlottesville

Episcopalians rally against hate as white supremacists bring violence to Charlottesville

[Episcopal News Service] When white supremacists descended on Charlottesville, Virginia, over the weekend, sparking violence that left a counter-protester dead and dozens more injured, Episcopalians and other people of faith ...
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Christchurch releases third option for earthquake-destroyed cathedral

Christchurch releases third option for earthquake-destroyed cathedral

[Anglican  Taonga] The Diocese of Christchurch has issued details of a third option for the future of ChristChurch Cathedral that would offer the building as a gift to the government ...
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