Episcopal News Service: House of Bishops pledges advocacy to end gun violence, sexual violence
'Open listening session' to 'hear stories of sexual harassment and violence in the church' set for General Convention.
Responding to the mass murders in Las Vegas
Episcopal bishops call on Trump and Congress to protect 'Dreamers'
Bishops Provenzano and Wolf signed an open letter along with over 120 other bishops of The Episcopal Church. The letter implores congress not to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and to enact "permanent, meaningful legislation" that protects the 'Dreamers' affected by DACA.
Presiding Bishop on the President’s action and the Paris Climate Accord
With the announcement by President Donald Trump of his decision to withdraw the commitment made by the United States to the Paris Climate Accord, I am reminded of the words of the old spiritual which speaks of God and God's creation in these words, "He's got the whole world in his hands."
Presiding Bishop’s video leads worldwide prayer campaign Thy Kingdom Come
On May 25, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry leads the Thy Kingdom Come videos for the Worldwide Anglican Communion. Thy Kingdom Come is a campaign initiated by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby calling for prayer by individuals, congregations and families.
Nomination deadline nears for Episcopal Church positions, committees, boards
The deadline to submit a nominee application for Executive Council, Trustee of the Church Pension Fund, and other Episcopal Church board positions that will be elected during the next General Convention is Wednesday, May 10.
Following the way of Jesus: Statement from Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
"We believe that 'the Episcopal Church welcomes you' – all of you, not as merely a church slogan, but as a reflection of what we believe Jesus teaches us and at the core of the movement he began in the first century."
Presiding Bishop Curry offers video message, encourages voting as “a Christian obligation”
“Voting and participation in our government is a way of participating in our common life,” Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry said in a video election message. “And that is a Christian obligation. Indeed, we who follow in the Way of Jesus of Nazareth are summoned to participate actively as reflections of our faith in the civil process.”
Letter to the Episcopal Church From Presiding Bishop, President of House of Deputies
Jesus tells us to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves