Day: June 25, 2016

The Rev. Canon José A. McLoughlin is bishop-elect to the Diocese of Western North Carolina

The Rev. Canon José A. McLoughlin is bishop-elect to the Diocese of Western North Carolina

In an election requiring 4 ballots José McLoughlin finally received the votes necessary to win the election. He needed 69 clergy votes and 65 lay votes to be elected. In the 4th ballot he received 69 clergy votes and 86 lay votes.

Anglican women in the Philippines improve their livelihoods with a simple vegetable

Anglican women in the Philippines improve their livelihoods with a simple vegetable

The taro root is a edible plant that grows easily in the Philippines in the regions with swampy, wet soil. It has become an income generator for a small group of women at St John’s Mission in Nayon, Philippines. Starting with a micro-loan from Ecare, a partner to the Australian Board of Missions, the women developed a tasty baked chip sliced from the taro root.

Anglican research scholars sought for opportunities in Japan

Anglican research scholars sought for opportunities in Japan

In 1977 the Anglican-Episcopal Church of Japan established the Bishop Williams Memorial Fund. The Memorial Fund was established to support visiting lecturers and research scholars. The Fund is presently accepting applications for an 18 month opportunity to study Japanese and do Anglican research in Japan.