Social Justice and Advocacy Engagement

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July 8, 2014

[Adapted from an AllAfrica.com report] Bishop Jonathan Hart of the Episcopal Church of Liberia has been enthroned as archbishop of the Internal Province of West...

July 6, 2014

[The Episcopal Network for Stewardship press release] The Rev. Laurel Johnston, Executive Director of The Episcopal Network for Stewardship (TENS) is stepping down from that position effective August 31, 2014. Prior to serving as Executive Director beginning January 2013, Johnston served on the...

July 3, 2014

[Anglican Communion News Service] Anglicans and Episcopalians from countries including Burundi, Japan, Uganda and Melanesia are in Geneva for the World Council of Churches’ (WCC) Central Committee meeting.

Members of the Anglican Communion make up 11% of the WCC’s elected governing body...

July 2, 2014

[World Council of Churches press release] The Rev. Olav Fykse Tveit was appointed to a second five-year term as general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) on 3 July, during the WCC Central Committee meeting in Geneva, Switzerland. The 53-year-old theologian and pastor from the...

June 26, 2014

On June 21, the Rt. Rev. Dena Harrison, bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas, ordained eight new deacons: Sharron Leslie Cox, Elizabeth Ruth Dowell, Keith Frederick Giblin, Eric André Cole Holloway, Kellaura Beth Johnson, Paulette Williams Magnuson, Eileen Elizabeth O’Brien and Terry Lee...

June 25, 2014

[Episcopal Diocese of Texas] The Rev. Dr. Clay Lein has accepted the call as the fifth rector of St. John the Divine, Houston, according to a statement released by their search committee this week. Lein is the founding rector of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Frisco, Texas, where he has grown...

June 25, 2014

[Diocese of Virginia] Lindsay Ryland, director of transition ministry, has announced plans to retire in September 2014, after 13 years of service on diocesan staff.

Lindsay joined the staff in 2001 to serve as assistant for deployment, and became the diocesan deployment officer in 2003....

June 24, 2014

[Network for Inter Faith Concerns of the Anglican Communion] The Anglican Communion’s Network for Inter Faith Concerns of the Anglican Communion (NIFCON) is hosting a conference in Birmingham, UK, this October on the Christian relationship with Hindus in the Diaspora.

NIFCON was founded...

June 23, 2014

The Rev. Canon David Lovelace, the Rt. Rev. Robert Gepert and newly ordained deacon, the Rev. Diana Scheide.

The ordination of Diana Southwick Scheide to the Sacred Order of Deacons was celebrated Friday, June 20, 2014 at her home parish of St. John Episcopal...

June 23, 2014

Archbishop Justin Welby meets the Vatican First XI during his recent visit to Rome, June 15.

[Lambeth Palace] Anglican and Roman Catholic First XIs will face each other in Canterbury on Sept. 19 in a historic match to raise awareness of slavery and human...

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