House of Bishops


September 22, 2007

The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, deliberating in New Orleans, has been wrapped in many people's prayers and soon they will have an outward and visible sign of those prayers.

The sign will come to them in the form of prayer shawls knit for each of them.

Shawl ministries...

September 20, 2007

After two days of "encouraging" talks with the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams told reporters September 21 that if the Anglican Communion resolves its differences enough to avoid schism "it will have done something for the entire Christian community...

September 20, 2007

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Rowan Williams, offered the following opening remarks at the House of Bishops September 21 news conference in New Orleans.



I and the members of the Joint Standing Committee were very glad to accept the invitation of the Presiding Bishop...

September 20, 2007

Medical anthropologist Paul Farmer told the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops September 21 that the church's prophetic voice must be heard in the global debates about the most effective ways to eradicate extreme poverty and guarantee basic rights to all.

"When the churches are united...

September 19, 2007

Bishops meeting with Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams in New Orleans on September 20 characterized their conversations with the spiritual leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion as reflective of a "passionate commitment" to the future of that communion.

Bishop Robert O'Neill of...

September 3, 2007

On the day President George Bush visited New Orleans, Episcopal Diocese of Louisiana Bishop Charles Jenkins told the president via a web blog entry that the people of the city "will not be satisfied by tokenism when our survival is at stake."

Jenkins' August 30 entry on The Bishop's...

August 28, 2007

When the House of Bishops meets September 20-25 in New Orleans, members and spouses will have hands-on opportunities to help rebuilding efforts in hurricane-affected areas.

While some will join weekend work projects of "mucking and gutting" damaged structures, others will join in prayer...

March 22, 2007

In a news conference on March 21 that immediately followed the semi-annual meeting of the Episcopal House of Bishops near Houston, Texas, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori said that a meeting with Archbishop Rowan Williams and members of the Primates' Standing Committee of the Anglican...

March 21, 2007

Spring House of Bishops MeetingCamp Allen Episcopal Conference CenterNavasota, TexasMarch 16-21, 2007

A Message to God's People...from the Bishops of the Episcopal Church

As we prepare for Easter and the joyous celebration of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, we send you...

March 20, 2007

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori Presiding Bishop and Primate The Episcopal Church

Homily for Closing Eucharist House of Bishops' Meeting Camp Allen, Texas March 21, 2007 Thomas Ken

I look around here and see lots of folks with glasses. And some of us who don't obviously...