One-minute read. The 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church is one for the history books, and not just for the decisions made but also for how the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way the church conducted its business.
One-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry was the keynote speaker on January 17 at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance organized by the King Center in Atlanta, Georgia.
Seven-minute read. This study focuses on personal prayer, in which one prays for oneself, rather than on intercessory prayers, which are offered by one person on behalf of another. The data will come from the results of an online questionnaire of participants’ prayer practices and pain.
Five-minute read. The suspension of in-person worship services early in the pandemic made the traditional passing of the offertory plate impossible, churches, they should commit to maintaining the spirit of innovation in church stewardship, especially with digital tools, according to the clergy and lay leaders who participated in a recent panel discussion hosted by the CEEP Network.
Six-minute read. Themes of racial justice, including the experience of people of color within The Episcopal Church, the persecution of indigenous peoples in North America and plans to extend and magnify the church’s existing truth and reconciliation efforts, dominated the work of the church’s Executive Council during its June 25-28 virtual meeting.
One-minute read. The Deacon Emergency Grant has been extended through April 2021. Deacons in good standing in The Episcopal Church, who have been laid off, furloughed, or otherwise had their employment hours cut back or eliminated due to the pandemic, are eligible to apply.
One-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry on March 12 issues direct guidance on coronavirus response, telling members of the House of Bishops they have his support if they and their congregations choose to cancel public worship services to help slow the outbreak of the virus.
10 minute read. This three-day event kicked off the Episcopal Church’s plan to claim new life and change the world.