What is it really like to lead a religious denomination in the 21st century? WNYC-FM business reporter Ilya Marritz spoke to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Rabbi Rick Jacobs, President of the Union for Reform Judaism, to find out.
Day: March 1, 2013
The Rt Revd Trevor Mwamba is retiring as Bishop of Botswana and moving to the UK as the Church in Botswana celebrates their 40th anniversary.
The Ven. Julian Henderson, Archdeacon of Dorking, will be the next Bishop of Blackburn and he immediately broke from his predecessors by announcing that he will ordain women to the priesthood and is in favor of women serving as Bishops.
The President and Vice-President of House of Deputies wrote today about ending gun violence in a letter to the Deputies of General Convention
We have no privilege because of our religion. We are not better because of our belief. There is goodness and godliness present in the non-religious and other-faithed person. God comes to us in the unexpected one. Our theological presumptions, even when founded on the scripture, can be wrong or shortsighted. We all need God’s compassionate mercy. We’re all in the same boat, believer and non-believer alike.
The need for strategic planning is nowhere clearer than in the recent Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society (DFMS) – another name for The Episcopal Church, recommendation that the church keep its headquarters at Church Center, located at 815 Second Avenue in Manhattan.