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Anglican primate joins Christian leaders in Jerusalem in calling for calm at holy site

Anglican primate joins Christian leaders in Jerusalem in calling for calm at holy site

[Episcopal News Service] Leaders of the Christian churches in Jerusalem, including the Anglican primate, have called for peace and reconciliation amid tensions at a shared holy site in the city, ...
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House of Deputies committee issues surveys on pension plan, social justice

House of Deputies committee issues surveys on pension plan, social justice

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The House of Deputies Committee on the State of the Church is asking church leaders to complete two online surveys: one about ...
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Draft order calls for Bruno to be suspended from ministry for three years

Draft order calls for Bruno to be suspended from ministry for three years

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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New bishop of Llandaff Diocese enthroned in Wales

New bishop of Llandaff Diocese enthroned in Wales

[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 500 people packed into Llandaff Cathedral in Wales at the weekend to welcome their new bishop at her enthronement service. Bishop June Osborne, the 72nd ...
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Cambridge Dean to lead USPG

Cambridge Dean to lead USPG

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev. Duncan Dormor, dean of St John’s College, Cambridge, has been appointed as the next CEO (General Secretary) of USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel) ...
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When Floods Rose, Churches in West Virginia Connected Assets

Episcopal Churches in West Virginia pooled together their assets when rainstorms and flooding hit last June. In this blog, discover how asset recognition is vital to making it through a ...
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Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learn interfaith peace building

Jewish, Muslim and Christian students learn interfaith peace building

[Anglican Communion News Service] Students attending a three week course at the Bossey Ecumenical Institute near Geneva have learned about communication and peace building, with the hope of serving as peacemakers ...
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92 educational scholarships granted throughout Episcopal Church, Anglican Communion

92 educational scholarships granted throughout Episcopal Church, Anglican Communion

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Ninety-two educational scholarships, totaling $298,852.73 have been awarded to students in 40 Episcopal Church dioceses as well as seven provinces of the Anglican ...
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Pastors, young people attend ecumenical meeting in Egypt

Pastors, young people attend ecumenical meeting in Egypt

[Anglican Communion News Service] Pastors and young people in Egypt have held an unprecedented meeting to exchange ideas. A spokesperson for the Diocese in Egypt said: “The day aimed for youth ...
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Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’

Young Anglicans in South Africa create garden on ‘Mandela Day’

[Anglican Communion News Service] Young people from a parish in a suburb of Cape Town, South Africa, have cultivated a garden at their church as a way of remembering Nelson Mandela ...
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Archbishop of York leading teenagers on pilgrimage to Taizé in France

Archbishop of York leading teenagers on pilgrimage to Taizé in France

[Anglican Communion News Service] Teenagers from five schools in northern England have set off on pilgrimage with Archbishop of York John Sentamu to Taize in France.  The Taizé Community is an ...
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Lonnie Clark and Brandon Whipple

Episcopal faith is common ground for Kansas lawmakers on opposite sides of political aisle

Republican Rep. Lonnie Clark, left, and Democratic Rep. Brandon Whipple are thought to be the only Episcopalians in the Kansas Legislature. Photo: Melodie Woerman, Diocese of Kansas [Episcopal News Service] ...
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Episcopal Church of Cuba working with communities to transform lives

Episcopal Church of Cuba working with communities to transform lives

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Anglican Alliance has been on a fact finding mission to the Episcopal Diocese of Cuba to learn more about its mission and development programme. In ...
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Holiday offer from Mothers’ Union for families affected by London tower block blaze

Holiday offer from Mothers’ Union for families affected by London tower block blaze

[Anglican Communion News Service] As part of a united and co-ordinated response from members in dioceses across the United Kingdom, Mothers’ Union is planning to support families who were affected ...
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Deadline extended for applications for United Thank Offering internship

Deadline extended for applications for United Thank Offering internship

[Episcopal Church Office Public Affairs press release] The deadline for applications has been extended to August 1 for the 2017-2018  United Thank Offering internship. The purpose of the internship is ...
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Partners Connect to Alleviate Hunger in Nicaragua

Partners Connect to Alleviate Hunger in Nicaragua

As we concentrate over the next few days on problems of hunger around the world, it is important to be reminded of the good news as well as the challenges ...
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#ForSuchATime | Alleviating Hunger in Nicaragua

#ForSuchATime | Alleviating Hunger in Nicaragua

Episcopal Relief & Development invites you to join The Episcopal Church and our ecumenical partners, to participate in the #ForSuchATime movement. On the 21st of each month through December 2018, ...
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Wili in Vegas

Priest declares ‘Last Howlelujah Tour’ with ailing dog a barking success

Nawiliwili “Wili” Nelson relaxes at Mountain View Presbyterian Church in Las Vegas, Nevada, the last stop on his “Last Howlelujah Tour” with the Rev. Bill Miller. Photo: Bill Miller [Episcopal ...
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Sam Rodman ordained, consecrated bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina

Sam Rodman ordained, consecrated bishop of the Diocese of North Carolina

Co-consecrators of the Rt. Rev. Samuel Rodman, third from left, as bishop of North Carolina, were (L-R) East Carolina Bishop Rob Skirving, North Carolina Bishop Suffragan Anne Hodges-Copple, Presiding Bishop ...
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Church Pension Group rings New York Stock Exchange opening bell

Church Pension Group rings New York Stock Exchange opening bell

[Church Pension Group press release] The Church Pension Group (CPG), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, today rang The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange in recognition ...
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