Episcopal News Service
Pittsburgh Episcopal church will host Jewish High Holiday services for synagogue targeted in 2018 mass shooting
Wed, 21 Aug 2019 22:04:00 +0000

[Episcopal News Service] The Pittsburgh synagogue that was devastated by a mass shooting last October will hold its Jewish High Holiday services this fall at an Episcopal church down the […]

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A multilingual priest connects her congregation and its community through language and listening
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 20:17:50 +0000

[Faith & Leadership] In an apartment in Greensboro, North Carolina, fresh fuchsia crepe myrtle flowers brightened the front left corner of a table serving as a makeshift altar. The Rev. […]

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On Pilgrimage for Racial Justice across Virginia, Episcopalians confront horrors of slavery, seek healing
Tue, 20 Aug 2019 18:20:56 +0000

[Episcopal News Service – Alexandria, Virginia] In the heavy, humid evening air, dozens of people streamed through the gates of the Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery in Alexandria’s Old Town district […]

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New Hampshire churches’ immigrant ‘Solidarity Walk’ expands to include segments in 4 states
Mon, 19 Aug 2019 19:57:05 +0000

[Episcopal News Service] A faith-based march to a jail that holds immigrant detainees in Dover, New Hampshire, has grown in its second year to include walkers – and cyclists – […]

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Presiding Bishop, Episcopal bishops along the border release video in support of immigrants
Sat, 17 Aug 2019 06:16:31 +0000

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St. Louis parish that left Roman Catholic Church declines to join Episcopal Diocese of Missouri
Fri, 16 Aug 2019 20:54:06 +0000

Editor’s note: After this story was published online, leaders from St. Stanislaus Kostka Polish Catholic Parish announced the congregation had decided not to officially join the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri, […]

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Churches urged to join in World Day of Prayer for Creation
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 21:09:50 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] Green Anglicans are urging churches to join in the World Creation Day of Prayer on Sunday, Sept. 1. The day marks the start of an annual […]

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RIP: Edward Alonza Holmes Jr., founder of church’s Overseas Development Office
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 20:56:38 +0000

Edward Alonza Holmes Jr. packed adventure and good works into his 94 years of life. Born June 6, 1925, in rural Washington County, Georgia, he was the oldest of a […]

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Welby backs proposal for Holocaust memorial beside London’s Houses of Parliament
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:14:59 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] The archbishop of Canterbury has given his support to plans for a Holocaust memorial and museum next to the Palace of Westminster in central London. Archbishop […]

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Appeal launched to help restore historic cathedral in Mauritius
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 17:20:20 +0000

[Anglican Communion News Service] The bishop of Mauritius and former primate of the Anglican Church of the Indian Ocean, Archbishop Ian Ernest, has helped launch an appeal to restore the […]

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