[Washington National Cathedral -- Press Release] Washington National Cathedral announced today that it will bring together religious leaders, policy makers, victims of gun violence, youth and people of faith at the nationwide Gun Violence Prevention Sabbath Weekend, which will take place March 14 through 17.
Roanoke, Va. The search for a new bishop in the Diocese of Southwestern Virginia concluded with the naming of the Very Rev. Mark Allen Bourlakas as Bishop-elect.
[Episcopal Diocese of Atlanta by Don Plummer] Bishop Rob Wright opened a session of the Georgia House of Representatives by speaking out on issues important to Episcopalians and other people of faith.
[Episcopal Church Office of Global Partnerships, Manila By Winfred Vergara] The Asia-America Theological Exchange Forum was held Feb. 3-6 at Trinity University of Asia in Quezon City, Philippines, with some 80 delegates from seminaries and churches discussing the future of theological education and Asian contextualization of theology in the 21st century.
[St. George's Episcopal Church in Fredericksburg, Virginia] “..Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day but teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for years. Give a boy/man the right tools and there is no stopping him!”
National Cathedral gathering closes 57th inauguration
[Episcopal News Service By Mary Frances Schjonberg] As is traditional for such events, the inauguration of President Barack Obama was surrounded by prayer, and Episcopal churches and Episcopalians played large roles in spiritually supporting the beginning of the president’s second term.
The Episcopal Church and the Episcopal Diocese of Haiti announce the selection of Kerns Group Architects, P.C., of Arlington, VA, as architect of the new Holy Trinity Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Diocese of Haiti).
Christian hip hop artist S.O. will be performing at St Timothy’s Church, Hemlington, on Saturday 24th November at 6.30pm. Seun "S.O." Otukpe is Nigerian born and London raised, and recently graduated from Durham University with a degree in theology. He’ll be performing tracks from his new album "So It Begins" and speaking about his faith.
Statement of Opposition to the Deployment of MV-22 Osprey Aircraft at the U.S. Marine Corps Futenma Station
Dear Prime Minister Noda and Defense Minister Morimoto,
We oppose the deployment of MV-22 Osprey aircraft at the Futenma U.S. Marine Corps Station, and support the immediate closure and return of the world's most dangerous base, Futenma Station, back to the local population.
Dear Friends of the Diocese of Jerusalem and the Middle East,
I have just returned from visiting the Diocese of Washington and the Diocese of Virginia, where Fr.Hanna Mansour and I received a most gracious welcome.
[Episcopal News Service] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and President of the House of Deputies Gay Clark Jennings have announced new appointments to the church’s standing commissions and joint standing committees of General Convention and committees of the House of Deputies and House of Bishops.
[ENInews] This month, a Moravian pastor was installed as rector of a U.S. Episcopal Church for the first time since the two denominations inaugurated a full-communion relationship in 2011.
[ENInews by Mary Francis Schjonberg] The United States honored "the first human being to walk on another world" at Washington National Cathedral in the U.S. capital on 13 September with a combination of Scripture, tributes, traditional hymns and Frank Sinatra.