February 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written to members of the General Synod of the Church of England setting out the next steps following this week’s vote at Synod not to “take note” of a report on marriage and same-sex relationships.

“First, we...

February 15, 2017

[Episcopal News Service] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby issued the following statement Feb. 15 after the General Synod’s vote “not to take note” of a report by the House of Bishops on marriage and same-sex relationships:

No person is a problem, or an issue. People are made in the...

February 15, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Resolving issues around human sexuality within the Anglican Communion is like threading a needle – and there is no one solution in sight at present, the secretary general of the Communion has told the Church of England Synod.

Archbishop Josiah Idowu-...

February 14, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] A report from the Church of England‘s House of Bishops about marriage and same-sex relationships has received a significant setback in a vote at the General Synod in London. It is an embarrassing symbolic rejection of the bishops’ report which had stated that...

March 14, 2016

Archbishop Fred Hiltz says so much time and energy have been devoted to debate over human sexuality, at the expense of other issues such as violence against women and climate change. With him at the CoGS meeting head table are Cynthia Haines-Turner, deputy prolocutor, and General...

March 1, 2016

[Anglican Journal] A resolution before General Synod this summer to change the Anglican Church of Canada’s marriage canon to allow same-sex marriage is “not likely” to get the number of votes it needs from bishops, according to a statement sent by the House of Bishops to Council of...

May 15, 2014

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Today’s guest blogger, the Rev. Cameron Partridge, serves as counselor to Episcopal/Anglican students at Harvard Divinity School, where he studied for his Masters in Divinity and Doctorate in Theology. Rev. Partridge now lectures at Harvard on both liturgical topics and those relating to gender...

May 1, 2014

By: Episcopal Young Adult and Campus Ministries

Welcome guest blogger Ernesto Zelayandía, Global School Coordinator for Foundation Cristosal.

Foundation Cristosal summer field course: LGBT Rights & Sexual Diversity Ministry in The Episcopal Church

Frequently as LGBT individuals we are encourage to fight and stand for our rights,...

September 30, 2013

By: Bronwyn

In last week’s post recognizing and reflecting on the 15th anniversary of the brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, I promised to create a page of resources devoted to ministry with LGBTQ youth.

You will notice that page in the navigation at the top of this blog site. The direct link is HERE...

September 24, 2013

By: Bronwyn

Fifteen years ago this October, 21-year old Matthew Shepard was abducted, tied to a fence, and left to die in what is now one of the most notorious hate crimes in our nation’s recent history.

Several Episcopal Youth Event participants in Laramie, Wyoming, the summer of 2002 traveled to...