17 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Resolutions on Israeli ‘apartheid’ top agenda of General Convention international policy committees

The 81st General Convention is poised to consider 12 resolutions related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, starting with four separate resolutions that would label Israel’s disparate treatment of Jewish and Arab citizens a kind of...
17 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Massachusetts Bishop Alan M. Gates apologizes for removing female priest’s clergy collar during Easter Vigi

Massachusetts Bishop Alan M. Gates has issued a written apology for what he calls “an instant of altogether misguided mischief” in which he removed a female priest’s tab collar insert in front of those who were gathered March 30 at...
10 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Episcopalians share their experiences watching eclipse in totality

Episcopalians who witnessed the April 8 total solar eclipse’s totality shared their experiences on social media. “I get it now. Darkness at 3:06 in the afternoon was simply surreal and unforgettable. And today is the Feast of the...
10 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Testimony on range of constitutional, canonical proposals includes support for changes relating to marriage equality

A series of resolutions seeking to ensure Episcopalians with diverse theological beliefs have a place in the church received strong support from some of those testifying April 10 at a legislative hearing that covered a broad range of...
3 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry releases Easter message for 2024

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on March 28 released his annual Easter message, saying by video that he is grateful for all the prayers as he recovers from his latest medical procedures. “Just two weeks ago, my medical team approved me...
3 Apr 2024 0 Comment

Arson fire damages San Francisco church early on Good Friday

An arson fire damaged the exterior of St. John the Evangelist Church in San Francisco, California, early on Good Friday, March 29, but it didn’t stop the remainder of the parish’s Holy Week celebrations or its service to its...
27 Mar 2024 0 Comment

Episcopalians participate in interfaith march, vigil supporting migrants in El Paso, Texas

Some 15 Episcopalians joined Rio Grande Bishop Michael Hunn and the Rev. Lee Curtis, the diocese’s canon to the ordinary, in a march and vigil on March 21 in El Paso, Texas, to protest recent efforts to close a local network of migrant...
27 Mar 2024 0 Comment

‘The Partner’s Path’ provides support for clergy spouses churchwide

The Partner’s Path, a nonprofit that serves people who are married to Episcopal clergy, exists because being a clergy spouse is unlike any other role inside or outside the church, according to Laura Jackson, the group’s executive...
20 Mar 2024 0 Comment

Episcopal Church pairs online concert with annual Good Friday Offering, supporting Middle East ministries

Each year, Episcopalians are encouraged during Holy Week to donate to The Episcopal Church’s Good Friday Offering in support of Anglican ministries in the Middle East. This year, they also are invited to spend part of their Good Friday...
20 Mar 2024 0 Comment

Tensions flare publicly between former Absalom Jones Center director, Atlanta bishop

Catherine Meeks, known churchwide as a leading figure in The Episcopal Church’s racial reconciliation efforts, revealed last week that she had filed a disciplinary complaint against Atlanta Bishop Robert Wright, whose diocese worked with...