Companion Dioceses

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January 21, 2009

Eight Missouri Episcopalians left family, friends and holiday traditions behind to spend the Christmas season in Sudan. The mission trip was the latest chapter in the companion relationship between the Diocese of Missouri and the Diocese of Lui in the Episcopal Church of Sudan, now rebuilding...

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 help the Diocese of Swaziland commemorate its 40th...

January 24, 2008

The 192nd Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, meeting January 18-19 in Greensboro, formalized a companion relationship with the Diocese of Botswana.

 

"We are one church with one Lord...we need each other to do God's work," said North Carolina Bishop...

January 24, 2008

The 192nd Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, meeting January 18-19 in Greensboro, formalized a companion relationship with the Diocese of Botswana.

 

"We are one church with one Lord...we need each other to do God's work," said North Carolina Bishop...

December 20, 2007

One of the joys of Christmas is giving and receiving gifts. For decades, Anglicans in dioceses and parishes worldwide have shared -- as more than just a seasonal standard -- their gifts of friendship, knowledge and mutual support. They say the rewards of companion relationships are countless....

December 20, 2007

One of the joys of Christmas is giving and receiving gifts. For decades, Anglicans in dioceses and parishes worldwide have shared -- as more than just a seasonal standard -- their gifts of friendship, knowledge and mutual support. They say the rewards of companion relationships are countless....

December 19, 2007

More than a year ago, the Diocese of Missouri formed a Companion Covenant with the Moru people in Lui, Sudan, a southern diocese of the Episcopal Church of Sudan, to share the mutuality of vision, knowledge, wisdom, expertise, and resources. We have built meaningful relationships among...

December 17, 2007

Starting in 1950s, the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware has had a series of active, rewarding companion relationships with three African and three Caribbean dioceses. These connections culminated with the experience of being twinned with the Diocese of Pretoria, South Africa, through the demise of...

December 16, 2007

Every Sunday friends on three continents pray for each other. They have done so for nearly 20 years as partners in a three-way companion relationship that brings together the dioceses of Brechin in Scotland, Swaziland in Africa and Iowa in the United States. The places and people on the Joint...

December 12, 2007

When our partnerships with two Nigerian dioceses came to an end in 2000 we had some discernment to do. Several dioceses had approached us about partnership, and I wanted a partnership in Africa, but also something in this hemisphere. Sudanese Bishop Nathaniel Garang of Bor and I had shared...

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