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  • A Word to the Church on Our Theology of Worship from the Presiding Bishop

    Read it online here.  A word to the Church regarding the theology of worship during the COVID-19 pandemic from the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church:March 31, 2020John Donne, Priest, 1631Dear Friends in Christ Jesus,We find ourselves in the strange position of fasting from physical gathering for worship of almighty God, not out of sloth or disobedience, but in obedience to the Lord Jesus Christ, for whom the primacy of love for God and neighbor is the way of life. In the context of t...

  • Special Announcement

    Marriage EqualityOn July 1, 2015, the 78th General Convention of The Episcopal Church passed legislation bringing marriage equality to all Episcopalians. This legislation was passed by overwhelming majorities in both the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies, and comes on the heels of the June 26th U.S. Supreme Court ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.A Statement from Bishop Barry L.

  • Special Announcement

    Bishop Michael Curry Elected as 27th Presiding Bishop The Rt. Rev. Michael Bruce Curry, Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, was elected as the 27th Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church today, June 27, 2015, at the 78th General Convention in Salt Lake City, Utah.

  • House of Bishops 2015 Spring Meeting

    by The Episcopal Diocese of Northern California   The spring meeting of The House of Bishops of The Episcopal Church was held March 13-17, 2015 at Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC. Bishop Barry Beisner joined bishops from The Episcopal Church for this event. "Fostering a culture of curiosity, compassion and courage in Christ" was the theme for this gathering.

  • The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem

    Thank you all for your generous donations to The Episcopal Church in Jerusalem & The Middle East. Please see the letter below from the Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, the Rt. Rev'd Suheil S.

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