Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain


November 7, 2019

By: Isabelle Watkins, United Thank Offering Intern

As I boarded the eight-hour flight to Madrid, I had no idea what to expect of the UTO Pilgrimage. I did not know much about Spain, I did not know 95% of the people I’d be traveling with, and I did not know what exactly I would get out of a pilgrimage. My lack of knowledge left me without any...

November 7, 2019

By: The Rev. Canon Michelle I. Walker, Associate Staff Officer for the United Thank Offering

All pilgrims agree: The only thing missing from our UTO Pilgrims on the Camino pilgrimage this October was YOU! From the moment the 35 of us initially met until our nearly tearful departure as friends on the last day, this was a blessed group of pilgrims – each having had her or his own Camino...

January 7, 2019

By: Sherri Dietrich, UTO Board President

For some time now, the United Thank Offering Board has wanted to offer a trip to visit UTO Grant sites and participate in a pilgrimage. To celebrate 150 years of Spain’s participation in the Anglican Communion and UTO’s contribution to its survival and growth, the UTO Board voted at our fall...

January 7, 2019

By: Katelyn Kenney, UTO Intern

The latest addition to my “First Time for Everything” list is my recent trip to Spain to celebrate the 150thanniversary of the Reformed Episcopal Church there. Yes, there are Protestants in Spain. They exist. And they’re doing church in their own way and in their own context the best they can....

January 7, 2019

By: The Rev. Canon Michelle Walker, UTO Associate Staff Officer

Camino, Spanish for “way” or “journey,” is the shortened version of Camino de Santiago, or The Way of St. James. Across many centuries, this has come to mean a journey, mainly on foot, across the Spanish countryside to the city of Santiago and specifically to the Cathedral of Santiago de...

August 31, 2018

By: The Reverend Teófilo Revilla Barriuso and Sandra Otero Agazzi, hosts of the Pilgrim’s Anglican Center

Welcome to the Pilgrim’s Anglican Center in Pontevedra, Galicia in Spain. We are the first center of the Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church on the Portuguese Camino (Way). We are located 42 miles south of Santiago de Compostela. The Portuguese Way begins in the city of Lisbon; it’s 634 km long...

January 9, 2018

By: The Rev. Canon Spencer Reece

The Spanish Reformed Episcopal Church, also translated as the Reformed Episcopal Church of Spain, or IERE (Iglesia Española Reformada Episcopal) is the Church of the Anglican Communion in Spain and home to many UTO grant sites. In 2015, UTO awarded a grant of $60,000 to purchase a building in...

June 8, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Spanish Episcopal Church of Spain recently celebrated its biannual Synod in the historic golden city of Salamanca. Guests were housed in the student center named after Atilano Coco, one of the priests of the church who was martyred under the Franco...

March 26, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A group of Anglican clergy working in the Lusitanian Church of Portugal and the Episcopal Church of Spain held a Lenten retreat in the Spanish city of Salamanca.

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