By G. Jeffrey MacDonald The Episcopal Church Center has a workplace culture marked by “fear, mistrust and resentment,” according to staff and directors who answered a survey in the wake of a misconduct scandal and two high-level firings. In the survey, released Sept. 15 at the House of Bishops meeting in Detroit, employees said they face expectations to avoid … [Read more...] about ‘Fear, Mistrust, Resentment’
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Adapted from the Office of Public Affairs Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be the keynote speaker for Evangelism Matters, an Episcopal Church Evangelism Conference on Nov. 18-19 in Dallas. The Rev. Canon Stephanie Spellers, the Presiding Bishop’s Canon for Evangelism and Reconciliation, will speak on “Testimony.” Evangelism Matters is designed for anyone … [Read more...] about Evangelism Matters
Five denominational building funds will gather in an October symposium to discuss challenges related to underused church buildings. “Now What? A Symposium on Repurposing Our Buildings, Our Outreach, Our Stewardship, Our Leadership” will bring together the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presbyterian Church (USA), the … [Read more...] about Church Buildings: Now What?
A Call for Mercy Adapted from Adrian Butcher, ACNS Campaigners for a young Christian Pakistani woman on death row on blasphemy charges have urged members of the Anglican Consultative Council to step up their efforts for her release. The case of Asia Bibi was raised at ACC16 in Lusaka. Members passed a resolution (16:43) urging that her case be … [Read more...] about Asia Bibi’s Allies: Step it Up