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United Thank Offering 2021 Annual Grants – Two grant cycles offered

Six-minute read. Application deadlines: August 14, 2020 and February 26, 2021. These grants are awarded for projects in The Episcopal Church and throughout the Anglican Communion, each year with a different focus. For 2021, the focus is Recovering with Love and Gratitude: An Episcopal Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Local Contexts.

How the Episcopal Church works to shape public policy

Two-Minute read. As followers of Jesus, God forms us as we engage in civic responsibilities. The Office of Government Relations (OGR) represents the policy priorities of The Episcopal Church to the U.S. government in Washington, D.C. Find out more about the work of The Office of Government Relations.

The Episcopal Church encourages support of the Dream Act

Two-minute video. “At this time, the Dream Act is pending before the Congress of the United States,” said Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry. “I’m asking you as Episcopalians, as people of goodwill and faith, to write and call members of Congress who represent you to support this Dream Act.”

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Beloved Community “Rapid-Response” Grants available

Three-minute read The Presiding Officers’ Advisory Group on Beloved Community Implementation is pleased to announce the availability of grants to address the racial disparities laid bare by the coronavirus pandemic and for groups responding to racist violence and policing reform.

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Explore the Way of Love with this new video series

Two-minute read. The Way of Love is a way of life. More than a program or curriculum, it is an intentional commitment to follow Jesus by following seven practices: Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bless, Go, Rest. Episcopalians and others looking to engage the Way of Love and learn more about each of the individual practices are invited to Explore the Way of Love in a new series of short videos and accompanying primer cards from The Episcopal Church.

Application process open for Episcopal Church Constable Fund

Two-minute read. The application process is now open for the 2020 Constable Fund Grants. The Constable Fund provides grants to fund mission initiatives not provided for within the budget of The Episcopal Church, as approved by General Convention 2018, with a stated preference for work in the areas of religious education.

Nuevo Amanecer 2020 Conference on Latino/Hispanic Ministries

Two-minute read. Registration has opened for Nuevo Amanecer, a biennial event that unifies and celebrates the Latino ministries across The Episcopal Church. The conference has the honor of hosting Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at their May 12-15, 2020 gathering at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

United Thank Offering’s Young Adult and Seminarian grant Application deadline approaches February 7, 2020

Two-minute read. Potential applicants for the United Thank Offering (UTO) Young Adult and Seminarian (YAS!) grants are invited to participate in an informational webinar offered by the UTO board on January 14, 2020 at noon and 8:00 pm Eastern. The focus for these grants is Holy Gifts: Bringing together our blessings and gifts to breathe love, liberation, and life into our communities.

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's 2019 Christmas Message

Four-minute Video. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness cannot overcome it,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said in his Christmas Message 2019. The video and links to transcripts in both English and Spanish are available online.

Traveling the Way of Love Episode 7: Learn

14 Minute video. Traveling the Way of Love, Episode 7: Learn, the final installment of the first season of the Way of Love video series.

The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry – Podcast Season 2

Two-minute read. Season 2 of The Episcopal Church’s podcast The Way of Love with Bishop Michael Curry, commenced on September 17 and continues with new episodes every Tuesday through November 5. These weekly conversations, featuring Bishop Curry, podcast hosts Kyle Oliver and Sandy Milien, and a variety of guests, center on ways to live a life committed to living the way of God’s unconditional, unselfish, sacrificial and redemptive love.

Data from 2018 Parochial Reports Now Available

Two-minute read. Church and aggregated diocesan & province data from the 2018 parochial reports are available to view online in both English and Spanish.

Celebrating Baptism video series and reflection guides now available

Two-minute read. The sacrament of baptism is an opportunity for joy, power, and a deep connection with tradition. Celebrating Baptism offers an opportunity to teach and learn about this sacrament through a free video series and accompanying reflection guides are available from The Episcopal Church.

Commemorating 400 years of African American History and Culture: An invitation to participate in Healing Day National Bell Ringing

Three-minute read. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Episcopal Diocese of Southern Virginia Bishop James B. Magness invite Episcopal churches to take part in a national action to remember and honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in English North America in 1619 by tolling their bells for one minute on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 2:00 pm CDT.

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