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Episcopal Church House of Bishops July 2020: A Word on Protest and Federal Policing

Four-minute read. The House of Bishops met virtually July 28-29, 2020. The following statement was adopted on July 29. While the situation on the ground in Portland has changed, the bishops believe it is important to share their statement about protest and policing.

Note: the following information is presented in English and Spanish
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Timing for the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church uncertain. Decision due in the Fall.

One-minute read. A letter to Episcopalians from Presiding Bishop Michael B. Curry and President of the House of Deputies the Rev. Gay Clark Jennings. “In the event that we cannot convene safely in person from June 30 to July 9, 2021, we will postpone the 80th General Convention to 2022…”

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Racial reconciliation program from The Episcopal Church open to all

Two-minute read. July 28-30, 3-5 p.m. CDT, Online gathering.

Racial justice and healing leaders and practitioners across The Episcopal Church will gather to build community, craft strategy and equip each other for action during a series of “Becoming Beloved Community NOW” online gatherings.

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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.

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