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July 11, 2008

Following a day of arrivals on July 8 and an evening welcome program that included a challenge from the Presiding Bishop, more than 850 youth attending the 2008 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) in San Antonio began an intensive, five-day...

July 9, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori opened the 2008 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE) urging youth from across the church to "bear an abundant harvest" to put an end to "structural violence and disposable people."...

July 3, 2008

High-school aged young people -- nearly 850 strong -- from across the Episcopal Church are headed to San Antonio, Texas for the 2008 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE), which will take place July 8-13 on the campus of Trinity University. The...

June 22, 2008

As waters recede following the worst flooding in 15 years in Iowa, Episcopalians throughout the state are banding together to provide a variety of services to victims and those cleaning up the mess left by what is being termed "Iowa's...

June 17, 2008

Delegates from the eight dioceses of the Episcopal Church's Province VI gathered June 12-14 to share stories of vitality, both as a way to discover new strength for mission and to approach decision-making in a new way. The Rt. Rev....

June 4, 2008

Bishop Michael G. Smith of North Dakota has announced that the Rt. Rev. Carol J. Gallagher has accepted an invitation to assist in providing episcopal pastoral care in the diocese. The announcement was made in a letter from Smith to...

June 3, 2008

"We need you now more than ever," was the message of Sudan's recently enthroned Archbishop Daniel Deng Bul to the fourth annual conference of the American Friends of the Episcopal Church of Sudan (AFRECS), meeting in Chicago...

May 26, 2008

The only thing usual about worship services at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church in Windsor, Colorado on May 25 were the service times. It was the first gathering of the congregation since a tornado damaged a significant portion of the northern...

April 30, 2008

Twelve hearty peddlers took to the highways and byways of Iowa early on the morning of Ascension Day, May 1, as the Waters of Hope bike ride officially got underway. The riders come from three states: Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska....

April 21, 2008

Saying that “we have a canonical, fiduciary and moral responsibility to protect and preserve,” Diocese of Ohio Bishop Mark Hollingsworth Jr. has made his first public comment on a lawsuit filed in late March against five congregations in...

April 3, 2008

The Diocese of Indianapolis launched a new website in late January which represents a major leap into the technological opportunities for communication in the 21st century. It is designed to offer hospitality to seekers and connect current...

March 24, 2008

As the Anglican Communion prepares for the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, Iowa Episcopalians are growing deeper into a companion relationship that was born at the bishops' gathering 20 years ago. This year the Diocese of Iowa will...

February 27, 2008

Missouri Episcopalians are joining with a broad coalition of faith-based, educational, community and economic development organizations to oppose the so-called Missouri Civil Rights Initiative (MoCRI). Those who oppose the measure,...

February 25, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has challenged members of the Consortium of Endowed Episcopal Parishes to be "confessors of Jesus Christ and the power of resurrection."   Jefferts Schori was the preacher at the...

February 22, 2008

"We can be a positive force for the future of the Episcopal Church." With those words, the Rev. Winston Charles, rector of Christ Episcopal Church in Raleigh, North Carolina, welcomed participants to the 23rd Annual Conference of the...

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