The Church of England will issue guidance this week to churches to review monuments with reference to slavery, racially offensive language, and the like. Some churches and cathedrals have already taken action.
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The Sierra Pacific Synod of the ELCA has elected Megan Rohrer as their bishop. They are the first transgender person to be bishop of a major Christian denomination in the U.S.
“After a lengthy process of prayerful discernment, respectful conversation, and engagement with the Presiding Bishop’s Office and the Standing Committee, the leadership of the Diocese of Washington, working together with the leadership of Christ Church Accokeek, has decided to sell the property of Christ Church Accokeek to a new corporate entity that is not in union with the Diocese.” – Bishop Mariann Budde
A bust of Elie Wiesel, the holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate, has joined several notable figures on the Washington National Cathedral’s Human Rights Porch.
“God does not ask us at the judgment day if we have decreased the size of government. But God will ask us how we have treated the poor and how we’ve treated the most vulnerable among us.” – The Rt. Rev. Brian Seage, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Mississippi
Two Episcopal churches are in the news for providing venues for Covid vaccinations — Iglesia Episcopal Jesús de Nazaret (in Orlando) and Calvary Episcopal (in Memphis).
After 4 years at St. Luke’s in the Meadows Episcopal Church in Fort Worth, the 4 Saints Food Pantry had to say goodbye and find a new home.
Reactions from Episcopal Church leaders and others to the guilty verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.
Statement issued by The Episcopal Church linked here. [April 20, 2021] This is a tense and troubled moment, as we await the jury’s verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin for the killing of George Floyd. Please pray for the soul of George Floyd, for his family, and for everyone everywhere who has suffered because […]
Biden reverses course on refugee cap after faith groups, in The Episcopal Church, express outrage.