Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement

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May 5, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] “The senseless war in South Sudan must end now,” said the World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, following the pastoral visit of a high-level ecumenical delegation to local churches in Juba, South Sudan on 2 May....

May 1, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] People of faith around the world are taking part in a monthly day-long fast to stand in solidarity with those affected by climate change.

The organizers of #fastfortheclimate want world leaders to do more to solve the environmental crisis. In particular...

April 29, 2014

[Diocese of Central Pennsylvania] The Rt. Rev. Nathan Baxter ordained into the priesthood on Tuesday April 29, the Rev. Elaine Ellis Thomas. The ordination took place at St. Edward’s Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. The Rev. Claire Nevin-Field, assistant rector, St. Peter’s Church,...

April 22, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] The Anglican-Roman Catholic Theological Consultation in the U.S.A. (ARC-USA) has released a keynote document, Ecclesiology and Moral Discernment: Seeking a Unified Moral Witness.

Ecclesiology and Moral Discernment: Seeking a...

April 21, 2014

[Lambeth Palace press release] “I pray that our Christian hope and the joy of the resurrection of Jesus Christ will heal relationships between individuals, communities and nations,” Archbishop Justin Welby says in his Easter letter to partners and heads of other churches around the world.

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April 9, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Long Island press release] Bishop Chilton Knudsen, former Bishop of Maine and current Assistant Bishop of New York, has been appointed Assistant Bishop of the Diocese of Long Island.  Starting on September 2, Bishop Knudsen will be asked to share in Bishop’s visitations...

April 8, 2014

[Magdalene St. Louis] Magdalene St. Louis is pleased to announce the hiring of Christine McDonald as Director of Outreach and Advocacy effective immediately.  McDonald has previously served on the Board of Directors for the organization and is well known for her role in shaping policy affecting...

April 8, 2014

[Berkeley Divinity School press release] Andrew McGowan has been appointed President and Dean of the Berkeley Divinity School and Associate Dean for Anglican Studies at Yale Divinity School. McGowan is currently Warden of Trinity College at The University of Melbourne, and will join the...

April 7, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] The Rev. Freda Marie Brown has been named as the new executive director of St. Vincent’s House, a social service agency of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Galveston. She begins her new work on May 1, 2014. SVH current director, Michael Jackson, has served in the...

April 1, 2014

[Church Divinity School of the Pacific press release] The Rev. Dr. William Stafford will be visiting professor of church history at Church Divinity School of the Pacific (CDSP) during the 2014-2015 academic year, CDSP’s Academic Dean Ruth Meyers announced on March 31.

Stafford, who...

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