Ethnic Ministries

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September 9, 2014

Last November, Sister Maureen Fiedler hand-delivered a letter to Pope Francis’ ambassador in Washington, D.C., urging the pontiff to renounce a 15th-century church document that justifies the colonization and oppression of indigenous peoples. Photo courtesy of Jean M....

September 9, 2014

[Episcopal News Service] The United States and Canada may be separated by a border but Native Americans on both sides of it share a deadly reality: their rate of suicide surpasses that of the general population.

So much so that “we recently had an international consultation with people...

June 17, 2014

[Episcopal News Service — Fort Defiance, Arizona] Kimball Shorty purified the Good Shepherd Mission church and the people in it June 14 at the start of the ordination liturgy for transitional deacon candidates Cathlena Plummer and Leon Sampson at Good Shepherd Mission Church here. This...

June 17, 2014

Kimball Shorty anoints Cathlena Plummer’s mouth with corn pollen in a traditional Navajo blessing during the June 14 ordination of Plummer and Leon Sampson to the transitional diaconate at Good Shepherd Mission church in Fort Defiance, Arizona. Photo: Mary Frances...

May 7, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The registration deadline has been extended for the popular Episcopal Church retreat, Why Serve 2014: A Discernment Conference for Young Adults of Color.

Sponsored by Diversity and Ethnic Ministries of the Domestic and Foreign...

March 16, 2014

About 200 clergy and laity from across the Episcopal Church gathered for the New Community gathering to “advance the sacred dream.” Photo: Lynn A. Collins

[Episcopal News Service] About 200 clergy and laity from across the Episcopal Church gathered to “set the...

February 19, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Episcopal Church Office of Indigenous Ministries and the Executive Council Committee on Indigenous Ministries invites Episcopal communities with Native American initiatives to submit proposals for the New Opportunities Grants, which...

November 1, 2013

[Episcopal News Service] Jasmine Bostock, from the Episcopal Diocese of Hawaii, chair of the Executive Council Committee on Indigenous Ministry, speaks about indigenous issues and the role of the World Council of Churches. Bostock is a member of the Episcopal Church’s official...

June 25, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – Burlingame, California] The Rev. Gay Clark Jennings, president of the Episcopal Church House of Deputies, spoke June 23 during the closing banquet of the Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries @ 40 gathering. The text of her remarks follows.

The Rev. Gay Clark...

June 25, 2013

[Episcopal News Service – Burlingame, California] Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori preached June 23 during the Episcopal Asiamerica Ministries @ 40 closing Eucharist at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco.

The text of her sermon follows.

Episcopal Asiamerica...

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