EIR Handbook


February 3, 2003

The Standing Commission on Ecumenical Relations of the General Convention is canonically responsible "to develop a comprehensive and coordinated policy and strategy on relations between this Church and other churches, to make recommendations to General Convention concerning inter-church...

February 3, 2003

EDEO is the national network of those designated by their dioceses with special responsibility for encouraging the search for the wider visible unity of Christ's Church.

Functions EDEO provides support and training for diocesan ecumenical officers, encourages ecumenical activity within...

February 3, 2003


Conversations between the Episcopal Church and the Methodist Church were suspended in favor of wider discussions after Eugene Carson Blake, then the Stated Clerk of the United Presbyterian Church, proposed in 1960 that the Episcopal Church join the United Presbyterian Church to...

February 1, 2003

Churches Uniting in Christ - EIR Handbook

Churches Uniting in Christ

For nearly forty years, member churches of the Consultation on Church Union (COCU) have met together seeking ways to make full communion possible: African Methodist Episcopal Church, African Methodist Episcopal...


Revised in March 2010 by the Rev. Dr. Thomas Ferguson; updated in March 2013 by Elizabeth M.