Episcopal News Service

The official news service of the Episcopal Church.

01/17/2018 03:06 PM
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry encourages hurricane-weary islanders

01/17/2018 03:00 PM
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s visit encourages hurricane-weary Virgin Islanders
[Episcopal News Service — St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands] George Sebastian crouched in the hallway with his wife while he witnessed Hurricane Irma rip the roof from their home in […]

01/17/2018 03:00 PM
Florida Keys parishioners welcome Presiding Bishop Michael Curry to their hurricane-torn churches
[Episcopal News Service —Florida Keys] Four months after Hurricane Irma, refrigerators and washing machines rust roadside in the Florida Keys. Much of the debris flanking the main thoroughfare of U.S. […]

01/17/2018 11:32 AM
Cathedrals vie for chance to exhibit International Space Station’s Soyuz capsule
[Anglican Communion News Service] Two English cathedrals have been shortlisted as contenders to host an out-of-this-world exhibition of a Soyuz TMA-19M spacecraft. The spacecraft was used in December 2015 to […]

01/17/2018 11:29 AM
‘Green-ing my habitat’ – young Angolan Anglicans commit to renewing the Earth
[Anglican Communion News Service] More than 100 young people from the Diocese of Angola have met to discuss ways of connecting spirituality with practical life issues such as marriage, entrepreneurship […]

01/17/2018 11:27 AM
Lambeth Palace event to showcase Anglican primates’ views on the environment
[Anglican Communion News Service] Lambeth Palace, the official London residence and offices of the Archbishop of Canterbury, is to stage an event showcasing Anglican primates’ views on the care of […]

01/16/2018 01:08 PM
The Rev. Fred Brown: a study in prayer, faith, courage and strength
[Episcopal Diocese of West Texas] In April 1963, nearing the end of a 10-day leave from his U.S. Navy SEAL team unit stationed in the Mediterranean Sea, Lt. Fred Brown […]

01/16/2018 12:41 PM
South African diocese rolls out program to get people talking about racial divide
[Anglican Communion News Service] The Diocese of Port Elizabeth is embarking on a programme to help people to tell their story in a bid to ease racial tensions in South […]

01/16/2018 12:39 PM
Six decades after it closed, a Bristol church will re-open as youth mission resource center
[Anglican Communion News Service] A church in the center of the west of England port city of Bristol is to re-open 65 years after it was closed. Once it re-opens […]

01/16/2018 09:53 AM
Canon Angela Shepherd called to Atlanta
[Episcopal Diocese of Maryland] The Rev. Angela F. Shepherd, canon for mission in the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland, will be the new rector of St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church, Atlanta. “We […]