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Input requested for Episcopal Church Black Ministries program

Input requested for Episcopal Church Black Ministries program

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The search committee for the Episcopal Church Missioner for Black Ministries is seeking input as it discerns the future paths for this important ...
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‘Public engagement’ is theme of conference of Brazilian theologians

‘Public engagement’ is theme of conference of Brazilian theologians

[Anglican Communion News Service] Five theologians from around Brazil participated in a theology conference this week under the theme “Anglican theology and public engagement.” The mission theology project exists to “raise ...
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Indigenous language project shares stories of loss and resilience

Indigenous language project shares stories of loss and resilience

[Anglican Communion News Service] The question of how indigenous families in Canada coped with language loss and worked to keep their languages alive is the focus of a new project ...
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Diocese of East Tennessee announces bishop slate

Diocese of East Tennessee announces bishop slate

[Diocese of East Tennessee] The Standing Committee of the Diocese of East Tennessee April 28 announced a slate of five nominees who will stand for election as the fifth bishop ...
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Episcopal Church ready to make history with Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Episcopal Church ready to make history with Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows

Diocese of Indianapolis Bishop-elect Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows, left, will succeed Indianapolis’ 10th bishop, Catherine Waynick, right, who, 20 years ago, became the fourth woman to lead an Episcopal Church diocese. This ...
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Social media updates from the People’s Climate March

Social media updates from the People’s Climate March

We’re following the latest out of Washington, D.C. and the People’s Climate March through social media updates by Episcopalians and others who are there. If you are participating, use the ...
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Arkansas execution vigil

Prayer service planned for last of four Arkansas executions as activists seek to end death penalty

Anti-death penalty activists hold a vigil outside the governor’s mansion in Little Rock, Arkansas, on April 20 in this photo shared on Facebook by the Arkansas Coalition to Abolish the ...
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Attorneys urge Bishop Bruno disciplinary panel to move in opposite directions

Attorneys urge Bishop Bruno disciplinary panel to move in opposite directions

The Hearing Panel considering the disciplinary case against Diocese of Los Angeles Bishop J. Jon Bruno consists of, from left, the Rev. Erik Larsen of Rhode Island, Rhode Island Bishop ...
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Episcopal foundation in Georgia raises $26,000 for anti-hunger efforts at walk/run

Episcopal foundation in Georgia raises $26,000 for anti-hunger efforts at walk/run

[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta press release] The Episcopal Community Foundation for Middle and North Georgia, or ECF, has announced $26,000 in anti-hunger grants from proceeds of its 33rd Annual Hunger ...
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Mothers’ Union warns against a ‘weakening resolve’ in fight for women’s empowerment

Mothers’ Union warns against a ‘weakening resolve’ in fight for women’s empowerment

[Anglican Communion News Service] Mothers’ Union has warned against a “weakening resolve” in the fight for women’s empowerment and called upon the UK to do more to promote gender equality, ...
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NEC Meditation Spring 2017

NEC Meditation Spring 2017

Rev. Jessie Smith This weekend with the rest of EPF’s National Executive Counsel has me thinking about the heart of our work.  Many of us are experiencing transition in our ...
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RIP: Seventh Bishop of Albany David Standish Ball

RIP: Seventh Bishop of Albany David Standish Ball

[Diocese of Albany] The Rt. Rev. David Standish Ball, seventh bishop of the Diocese of Albany, passed away peacefully on the afternoon of April 18th, 2017. Ball was born June 11, ...
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EPPN: Take action on hunger in Haiti

EPPN: Take action on hunger in Haiti

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Six months after Hurricane Matthew slammed into Haiti, 1.5 million Haitians remain food insecure. As our world’s climate changes, Haitians have endured catastrophic droughts, destructive ...
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Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest in Canada

Iraqi refugee becomes Anglican priest in Canada

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Rev, Ayoob Shawkat Adwar, a priest formerly in the Chaldean Catholic Church, was received as an Anglican priest at a ceremony in Surrey, British Columbia, ...
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Public procession for Unholy Trinity in Chicago

‘Unholy Trinity’ serves as call to action on poverty, racism, gun violence

From left, Diocese of Chicago Bishop Jeffrey Lee, Diocese of Connecticut Bishop Ian Douglas, Diocese of Newark Bishop Mark Beckwith, Diocese of Maryland Bishop Eugene Taylor Sutton and Diocese of ...
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EYE17 planning team prepares event schedule; arrangements discussed for Province IX EYE in 2019

EYE17 planning team prepares event schedule; arrangements discussed for Province IX EYE in 2019

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The draft schedule for the 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) was the focus of the EYE17 Planning team at its final meeting ...
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One year after earthquake, Ecuador continues to rebuild

One year after earthquake, Ecuador continues to rebuild

Vacant lots and ruined buildings in Portoviejo’s central business district are signs of the city’s slow recovery. Photo: Ernesto Chiran [Episcopal News Service] It was nice out that afternoon, so ...
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Presiding Bishop announces covenant agreement for the Diocese of Haiti

Presiding Bishop announces covenant agreement for the Diocese of Haiti

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] With profound thanks to Almighty God and with deep gratitude for the prayers of so many throughout the church, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop ...
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World Malaria Day: A conversation about legacy, process and a commitment to reach more families

Introductions April 25th is World Malaria Day. In this conversation, we speak with program managers, Priscilla Amuah and Hilary Abii Asiah about the legacy and impact of our Netsforlife® malaria ...
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Bishops file brief on behalf of immigrants, refugees

Bishops file brief on behalf of immigrants, refugees

[Episcopal News Service] Attorneys representing 14 Episcopal bishops filed a friend-of-the-court brief on April 21 in support of appellees and in affirmation of U.S. district court in Hawaii in opposition to President Donald ...
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