Day: May 28, 2015

Bullitt-Jonas backs fossil fuel divestment at General Convention

On the heels of a group of bishops from around the Anglican Communion supporting fossil fuel divestment, the Rev. Dr. Margaret Bullitt-Jonas, the Missioner for Creation Care in the Episcopal Diocese of Western Massachusetts, is calling for the Episcopal Church to divest from fossil fuels this summer at General Convention: Regarding financial risk, a strong […]

General Theological Seminary bishops issue statement to House of Bishops

At the General Theological Seminary, bishops serving on the GTS Board of Trustees have written a letter to the House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church regarding progress made in a year of change and controversy in Chelsea Square:   We have all learned a great deal about mutuality, deep listening, repentance and servant leadership. […]

Presiding Bishop speaks at Westminster Faith Debates

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori recently spoke on the topic, “Women bishops: what difference does it make?” at the Westminster Faith Debates: Women can bring two distinctive gifts to the episcopacy, and indeed to many forms of leadership. Their presence in leadership expands the image of what it means to be made in the image […]