October 3, 2008

Expressing "profound regret that the Episcopal Church lent the institution of slavery its support and justification based on Scripture," Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori issued a public apology October 4 for the church's involvement in the institution of transatlantic slavery.


October 3, 2008

Editors note: This is a condensed version of a complete story that will run tomorrow after the service.

Hundreds of Episcopalians journeyed to St. Thomas African Episcopal Church in Philadelphia on October 3 to participate in the first of a two-day solemn observance that will culminate...

August 6, 2008

A two-day solemn observance has been planned for October 3-4 at the historic African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the Episcopal Church will take a monumental step and publicly apologize for its involvement in the institution of transatlantic slavery....

June 23, 2008

Public Broadcasting System's (PBS) Point of View (POV) documentary show begins its 21st season on June 24 with the national broadcast premiere of "Traces of the Trade."

"Traces," one of three documentaries bought by POV at the Sundance Film Festival in January, tells the story of the...

June 10, 2008

Pentecost Membership Drive and Contest Continues The Pentecost Membership Drive is now in full swing! Many of you have successfully recruited members and many more have been putting the word out about the EPPN. Need ideas on how to tell people about the EPPN? Check out: 5 Easy Ways to Share the...

April 28, 2008

"Traces of the Trade" will have its national broadcast premiere on Public Broadcasting System's Point of View (POV) series on June 24. (Check local listings for time.) It was one of only three documentaries bought by POV at the Sundance Film Festival in January.


"Traces" is the...

March 12, 2008

On March 30, nearly 40-years to the day that the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered his last Sunday sermon at the Washington National Cathedral, a week of free public events celebrating King's ministry and legacy will begin at the cathedral. King preached his sermon "Remaining Awake...

January 24, 2008

After premiering January 21 in Park City, Utah, at the Sundance Film Festival, "Traces of the Trade," a film that documents one family's part in the slave trade, became one of three documentaries bought by Public Broadcasting System's Point of View (P.O.V.) series.



January 22, 2008

Happy New Year! As Congress begins the second session of the 110th Congress, we wanted to give you a quick update on some of the issues we have been working on together and some great things coming up this spring.

The Farm Bill Thank you everyone for such consistent advocacy on this...

August 20, 2007

The article by the Rev. Doug Carpenter in the July 2007 issue of Episcopal Life brought forth strong memories to many of us who grew up in the Diocese of Alabama. I was especially pleased to see Bishop Carpenter in the less ornate vestments which represent the Episcopal Church to many...


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