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  • Video: Presiding Bishop preaches during Union of Black Episcopalians Eucharist Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    [Episcopal News Service – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry preached at African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas during a July 25 Eucharist commemorating the 225th anniversary of the black presence in the Episcopal Church. “The child you save today may save you tomorrow,” was Curry’s refrain during the sermon. He called on people of […]
    By Mary Frances Schjonberg
  • Canadian primate praises Lutherans for interfaith relations work Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    [Anglican Journal] In an address to the 16th  Biennial Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada held in early July in Winnipeg, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, celebrated the full-communion relationship between the two churches, and praised the Lutheran Church for providing leadership on interfaith relations. Full article.
    By André Forget
  • Longtime Anglican Communion executive officer retires Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] Tributes have been flowing in to the Anglican Communion Office in London for Christine Codner, who has retired as executive officer after more than three decades. Christine joined in 1983 and certainly didn’t think it was going to end up being a job for life: ”I still remember at my job interview […]
  • Young women spend months living monastic life with Canadian nuns Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    [Anglican Communion News Service] More than 10 months after a group of young women began living with members of the Sisterhood of St. John the Divine in Toronto, Candada the inaugural Companions on the Way program is drawing to a close. The sisters officially commissioned five companions in September 2016, though three were unable to stay […]
  • Anglican primate joins Christian leaders in Jerusalem in calling for calm at holy site Tuesday, July 25, 2017
    [Episcopal News Service] Leaders of the Christian churches in Jerusalem, including the Anglican primate, have called for peace and reconciliation amid tensions at a shared holy site in the city, as the Israel government backs down from a standoff over stricter security measures there. Archbishop Suheil Dawani, primate of the Anglican Province of Jerusalem and […]
    By David Paulsen

Diocesan News

Bishop Glasspool Writes on Sanctuary

Bishop Glasspool Writes on Sanctuary A Follow-Up to Bishop Dietsche's Letter On Sanctuary April 12, 2017 Holy Wednesday Dear Friends and Colleagues, This letter is a follow-up to Bishop Dietsche's excellent letter On Sanctuary that was released Monday. The purpose of...

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Bishop Dietsche’s Holy Tuesday Sermon

Bishop Dietsche's 2017 Holy Tuesday Sermon Preached at the Service of Collegiality, at which the clergy of the diocese gather to renew their ordination vows, on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. It means more to me than I can say to see you all together.  The long procession,...

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Bishop Writes on Sanctuary

Communications Office Contacts   Bishop Dietsche Writes on Sanctuary April 10, 2017 Bishop Dietsche today wrote to the clergy...

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“We pray,” Bishop Dietsche writes in a letter to the diocese, “that God grace [Mr. Trump] with the wisdom and courage to rise to the high calling of his office, as we will also pray that he be imbued with compassion for and understanding of every single person in America, for whom he has now being given the responsibility of leadership and care.” Click for full text.

Communications Office Contacts  The Morning After A Letter to the Diocese from Bishop DietscheEspanolNovember 10, 2016 My Brothers...

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2016 Diocesan Convention Roundup

The 2016 Diocesan Convention Bishops' Addresses and Eucharist Homily Convention Highlights The Canonical Changes proposed as part of the Diocesan Strategic Plan were passed unanimously, with the exception of an amendment that would have changed the majority needed to...

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“There are some basic, unambiguous principles of ordinary godly love which all Christians must bring with them into the public square, and into the voting booth” Bishop Dietsche said in his address to Diocesan Convention

November 5, 2016Bishop Dietsche Speaks of the Principles That Christians Must Bring into The Voting BoothToward the end of his address to the Diocesan Convention yesterday in Tarrytown, NY, Bishop Dietsche turned to the coming election, and reminded those in the room...

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