Day: May 12, 2017

Task force begins work the meaning of episcopacy in 2017.

Task force begins work the meaning of episcopacy in 2017.

A task force studying the ministry of bishops is working on “What does the church in 2017 need in bishops?” The Task Force on the Episcopacy was established by Resolution D004 of the 2015 General Convention.

Deputy News:

“There is a confluence of issues influencing our work,” says the Very Rev. Gary Hall, a retired dean of Washington National Cathedral who serves on the task force’s canonical issues sub-committee. “Heather Cook and the lack of disclosure to the electing body is one. […]

11 Days: A global wave of prayer

11 Days: A global wave of prayer

We may think of social media as noisy, as somewhere between a constant buzz and a constant cacaphony of voices arguing, shouting, trolling.

Social media can take on a different tone when it is connected with faith practices, and over the last few years entities including the Society of St. John the Evangelist (SSJE) have explored digital ministries through projects including #AdventWord and General Convention 78’s #PrayersOf.

This year, says Jamie Coats, director of Friends of SSJE, “the Anglican Communion Office, SSJE’s […]