House of Bishops


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...

March 20, 2007

The Episcopal Church's House of Bishops on March 19 considered the proposed Anglican Covenant and the recent Primates' Communiqué in ''a spirit of mutual respect,'' said Virginia's Bishop Peter Lee, media briefing officer for the day's sessions.


''There has been a spirit of...

March 19, 2007

The following resolutions were passed by the House of Bishops March 20 during its annual Spring retreat meeting in Navasota, Texas.

Mind of the House of Bishops Resolution Addressed to the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church

Resolved, the House of Bishops affirms its desire...

March 19, 2007

Responding to the recent Anglican Primates' Communiqué, the Episcopal Church's House of Bishops, meeting March 20 in Navasota, Texas, expressed "an urgent need for us to meet face to face with the Archbishop of Canterbury and the members of the Primates' Standing Committee."



March 19, 2007

I want briefly to say something about the Covenant's origins in a practical sense, and then move on to its rationale and content. As most of us know, the proposal for an Anglican Covenant derives almost exclusively from the Windsor Report itself (see e.g. par. 118-120). The proposal...

March 22, 2006

In this Lenten season we greet you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We write to you from the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, North Carolina, where we are gathered for our spring meeting. In Lent God calls us to examine our hearts and renew our companionship with the One who...

November 1, 2005

When Bishops arrived in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for their annual fall meeting in late September, the destruction from Hurricane Katrina weighed heavily on them. Some compared it to a previous meeting in Vermont, just one month after 9/11.

They changed the agenda to hear from bishops...

October 2, 2005

Editor's Note: The following wrap-up report and online links are available from the September 22-27 Puerto Rico meeting of the House of Bishops.

Hurricane aid, partnerships central as House of Bishops meets in Puerto Rico

[ENS, San Juan, Puerto Rico] Strides in hurricane relief,...