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Not a Lot of Conflict at HoD President Forum

Julia Ayala Harris, Zena Link, and the Rev. Rachel Taber-Hamilton responded to questions about the state of the church and their visions for its future, in an event moderated by the dean of the largest Episcopal seminary.

Former PB to Serve Wyoming Diocese

The former Bishop of Wyoming was deposed in March for an alleged indiscretion.

2 Bishops Referred for Conciliation in Title IV Cases

Separate complaints in the dioceses of Massachusetts and Easton

Task Force May Nurture the Soul of General Convention

Deputies are struggling over how much of the legislative work should happen online before the convention.

Scott Bader-Saye to Lead Seminary of the Southwest

“I have no doubt that we will continue the significant momentum that the seminary has built in recent years.” —Scott Bader-Saye

Bishops Discuss an Uncertain Future

“I feel like we’re the last Jedi, folks,” the Bishop of the Rio Grande said, prompting broad smiles from his fellow panelists.

Vermont Bishop Has Faced Dissension and Racial Conflict

Shannon MacVean-Brown was consecrated just a few months before the pandemic.

Blessings for Pets — and Police

The blessings were an extension of the church’s participating in Faith & Blue, a national effort to “build bridges and break biases” between police and the communities they serve.

A Step Toward Full Communion with the United Methodist Church

The Methodists have approved the deal, but there's more to do on the Episcopal side.

Bishop-elect Eager for Seattle Ministry

The Rev. Philip N. LaBelle mentions a consistent theme — the importance of relationships — when he speaks as Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Olympia.

GC to Consider Churchwide Reparations for Slavery

Resolution A015 would build on initiatives already taken by dioceses and other Episcopal entities

PHoD Forum and a Third Candidate for VPHoD

The three candidates for president of the House of Deputies will participate in a forum on June 8

Massachusetts, Olympia Elect New Bishops

Two coastal dioceses elected bishops on May 18, and both chose leaders from considerable distances. The Diocese of Massachusetts elected the Rev. Julia E....

A Third Candidate Scrambles the HoD Leadership Picture

Zena Link is a high school teacher, union leader, and lay theologian from the Diocese of Massachusetts.

Visit God at ‘I’ Level During General Convention

Since 2016, Asher Imtiaz has been telling stories of asylum seekers and refugees through photography.

Church Pension Funders Had Only Tenuous Ties to Slavery

No slaveholders were found among the patriarchs of the wealthy families who donated CPF’s initial funding.

Monks Help Amid New York City’s Migrant Crisis

Among those assisting with the integration of migrants is Brother Mike Lopez, OSB, an Episcopal monk serving at the House of Initia Nova. He created the Hungry Monk Rescue Truck in Queens.

House of Deputies Members Jockey for Leadership Positions

Struggle seems to have affected Indigenous residential boarding schools initiative

Saint Mark’s, Philadelphia, Celebrates 175 years

The most extensive and costly effort during the anniversary year was the Lady Chapel preservation effort, funded entirely by an anonymous donor and continuing through 2023 and 2024.

The Deep, Deep Roots from Which We Flourish

“Maybe this is from my training as a historian, and particularly as a medievalist, that I take the long view and I think of things in terms of centuries. So, we are planting trees that we will not live to see grow to their full height. I find that a terrific opportunity” —Dr. Lauren Whitnah


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