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March 17, 2009

By: The Public Affairs Office

A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of the Episcopal Church meeting in Hendersonville, North Carolina, March 13-18, 2009 to the Church and our partners in mission throughout the world.

I have learned to be content with whatever I have. I know what it is to have little, and I know what it...

March 17, 2009

La Cámara de Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal emitió la siguiente Carta Pastoral al finalizar su reunión en el Centro de Conferencias Kanuga, Carolina del Norte.

 

 

Carta Pastoral de los Obispos de la Iglesia Episcopal reunidos en Hendersonville, Carolina del Norte, del 13...

March 17, 2009

Members of the House of Bishops concluded their six-day retreat at Kanuga Conference Center on March 18 by unanimously approving a pastoral letter about the hope the church offers despite "a culture of scarcity" and a deepening crisis "both economic and environmental."

Presiding Bishop...

March 15, 2009

Members of the House of Bishops, gathering at the Kanuga Conference Center for their regularly scheduled March 13-18 spring meeting, are expected to engage in worship and Scripture reflection, consider national and church economics, discuss full communion with the Moravian Church, anticipate...

September 18, 2008

As the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church meets this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, a team of bishops will report each day on the proceedings, which are closed to press and public. The first report, filed on September 17, follows.

The Bishops of the Episcopal...

April 16, 2008

After a poll of its membership, the House of Bishops will not convene for a suggested special meeting in May, the canon to the Presiding Bishop announced April 16. "After receiving a large number of responses to our poll regarding the need for a May meeting of the House, we can confirm from the...

March 15, 2008

The Presiding Bishop's chancellor has confirmed the validity of votes taken in the House of Bishops on March 12, correcting an erroneous report published online March 14 by The Living Church News Service.

Chancellor David Booth Beers said votes consenting to the deposition of bishops...

March 12, 2008

The House of Bishops, during its business session on Wednesday afternoon, March 12, approved a statement concerning the upcoming Lambeth Conference.

The full statement follows.

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal ChurchMeeting at the Camp Allen Conference Center...

March 9, 2008

Daily Accounts from the House of Bishops March 7-12 retreat meeting in in Navasota, Texas are available here.

The accounts are prepared by bishops who serve as briefing officers each day through an initiative of the House of Bishops Planning Committee and the Church Center Office of...

September 28, 2007

The Most Rev. Alan Harper, Archbishop of Armagh and Church of Ireland Primate, has called the House of Bishops' September 25 statement, following its meeting in New Orleans, "helpful and deserving of a generous response."

"I hope that member churches of the Anglican Communion will now...

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