New Hampshire Bishop Robert Hirschfeld has rowed on the Connecticut River for years. It once was a sort of industrial “sewer” but has since been cleaned up and restored to “a place of stunning beauty,” he said. Bishop Hirschfeld intends to show it also can be a place of worship and an inspiration for prayer.
13 June 2017
Church leaders have expressed their regret over the decision by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
02 June 2017
An American Jewish congregation has found a new home in a neighbouring Episcopal Church after it was forced to sell its former synagogue.
01 June 2017
A suggestion for full communion between Episcopalians and Methodists has emerged after lengthy dialogue between the two denominations. The proposal is the culmination of fifteen years of exploration and more than fifty years of formal talks.
18 May 2017
The Revd. Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows has been ordained and consecrated the eleventh bishop of Indianapolis making her the first black woman to lead a diocese in the history of the US-based Episcopal Church and the first woman to succeed another woman as diocesan bishop.
02 May 2017
A conference has begun in Chicago, facilitated by a group of more than 60 Episcopal bishops working to curtail the epidemic of gun violence in the United States. “Unholy Trinity: the Intersection of Racism, Poverty and Gun Violence” is a three-day event grounded in scripture, liturgy and theology.
20 April 2017
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Little Rock, Arkansas, is to hold a service of prayer and vigil ahead of the scheduled executions of prisoners on death row this week.
19 April 2017
Calling on his students and colleagues to “think differently,” Dr W. Franklin Evans was inaugurated on April 7 as the ninth president of Voorhees College, exactly 120 years to the day when educator Elizabeth Evelyn Wright opened the school for children of former slaves that grew into the College.
18 April 2017
An Easter Message from the Primate of the US-based Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.
13 April 2017
Episcopal Migration Ministries – the refugee resettlement programme of the US-based Episcopal Church – is to cut its 31-member affiliate network by six next year. The move is because of changes in US immigration policy which will reduce the number of refugees resettling in the USA by more than half.
05 April 2017