Presiding Bishop Michael Curry home, recovering following heart procedure
Episcopal Church
by Office of Public Affairs
13h ago
English Presiding Bishop Michael Curry underwent a procedure on March 1 to implant a pacemaker as part of his ongoing treatment for atrial fibrillation. The surgery was successful, and he was discharged from the hospital on Saturday, March 2. He will continue recuperating at home. Bishop Curry will continue tending to light-duty work tasks until released to travel and increase his duties. Updates will be provided as necessary.  Please continue praying for Bishop Curry, his family, and his medical team. Read all health updates. Español El obispo primado Michael Curry ya está en ca ..read more
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Episcopal Church statement on deaths of civilians seeking aid in Gaza
Episcopal Church
by Office of Public Affairs
3d ago
On February 29th, while waiting in line to receive food, more than100 people were killed and more than 750 were wounded in Gaza. At the time of writing, we cannot know exactly what happened, but this is a further example of the sheer horror civilians are facing while trying to fulfill their most basic needs. As we pray for the dead and injured, we reiterate our call for a ceasefire. Humanitarian aid is essential to ensuring that lives are not lost to lack of food, water, medical supplies, fuel, and other basic necessities. These needs cannot be met with constant war. A ceasefire will allow fo ..read more
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Episcopal Church Statement on Deaths of Civilians Seeking Aid in Gaza
Episcopal Church
by Office of Government Relations
3d ago
On February 29th, while waiting in line to receive food, over 100 people were killed and over 750 wounded in Gaza. At the time of writing, we cannot know exactly what happened, but it is a further example of the sheer horror that civilians are facing while trying to fulfill their most basic needs. As we pray for the dead and injured, we reiterate our call for a ceasefire. Humanitarian aid is essential to ensuring that lives are not lost to lack of food, water, medical supplies, fuel, and other basic necessities. These needs cannot be met with constant war. A ceasefire will allow for humanitar ..read more
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Health update on Presiding Bishop Michael Curry
Episcopal Church
by Office of Public Affairs
5d ago
English As part of his ongoing treatment for atrial fibrillation, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has been advised by his medical team that he should receive a pacemaker. The procedure, scheduled for March 1, requires him to be hospitalized for one night. More information on this health history is available here.   Bishop Curry will continue tending to light-duty work tasks until released to travel and increase his duties. Updates will be provided as necessary.   Your continued prayers for Bishop Curry, his family, and his medical team are greatly appreciated.&n ..read more
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These Scraps Are No Longer Enough 
Episcopal Church
by Racial Reconciliation
6d ago
By Joanne Stevenson Jenkins “From there Jesus set out for the vicinity of Tyre. He entered a house there where he didn’t think he would be found, but he couldn’t escape notice. He was barely inside when a woman who had a disturbed daughter heard where he was. She came and knelt at his feet, begging for help. The woman was Greek, Syro-Phoenician by birth. She asked him to cure her daughter. He said, ‘The children get fed first. If there’s any left over, the dogs get it.’ She said, ‘Of course, Master, but don’t the dogs under the table get scraps dropped by the children?’ Jesus was impressed ..read more
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Bloody Sunday: Why We Must Never Forget
Episcopal Church
by Racial Reconciliation
6d ago
By Joe McDaniel Jr. Commemorating the Selma March across the Edmund Pettus Bridge holds immense significance as it stands as a pivotal moment in the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. This event, which took place in Selma, Alabama, on March 7, 1965, was a turning point in the struggle for African American voting rights and equality. It is important to remember and honor this march for several reasons. First and foremost, the Selma March brought attention to the systemic racism and discrimination that plagued the country during that time. The march was a response to the continued deni ..read more
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A Winter Talk Reflection
Episcopal Church
by Racial Reconciliation
6d ago
By Melissa Bird Office of Indigenous Ministries Winter Talk 2024 participants. Photo by Bradley Hauff.  What a journey this life is. A few weeks ago, I was in Texas for the annual Winter Talk meeting. Truth be told, I was so nervous to be there. This would be the first time in my life (except for Powwow) that I would be around this many Indigenous people. And we were going to be talking about Jesus.  Ever since joining the Episcopal church in 2017, I have faced many moments where I didn’t belong. I am a natural rebel and wonderfully outspoken. Many of the folks in our congregation d ..read more
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Building the Beloved Community Includes Honoring Women in Our Church
Episcopal Church
by Racial Reconciliation
6d ago
By Miguel Bustos Image by 24127718  from Pixabay. Reflecting on Women’s History Month, it’s pivotal to recognize and honor the indispensable role of women in the church and their enduring contribution to building the Beloved Community—a vision of society rooted in justice, peace, and love, as espoused by figures like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. This reflection not only celebrates women’s contributions but also seeks to illuminate their historical presence and influence in the early church, underscoring the foundational role they have played since Christianity’s inception. F ..read more
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Episcopal Service Corps seeks applicants for 2024-25 service year
Episcopal Church
by Office of Public Affairs
6d ago
The Episcopal Service Corps invites young leaders ages 21 to 32 interested in a transformative outreach and discernment experience to apply online for the 2024-25 program year through the end of May. Those interested are encouraged to take an online discernment quiz. Episcopal Service Corps is a network of young adults who commit to a year of transforming themselves and the world through community-building, local collaboration, prayer, and action while living in locally organized intentional communities within the U.S. Each corps member serves at a community-based nonprofit, working in immig ..read more
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Episcopal Church Statement on Immigration Reform
Episcopal Church
by Office of Government Relations
1w ago
The Episcopal Church champions and advocates for humane policy towards migrants because of our belief that every human being is a child of God and must be treated with dignity. The Church has advocated for comprehensive immigration reform as an essential part of our call to love our neighbor as ourselves.  Episcopal Migration Ministries, a vital ministry of The Episcopal Church, has helped welcome and resettle more than 105,000 refugees and other migrants. Many dioceses, parishes, and Episcopal networks provide resources, support, and care for asylum seekers, undocumented immigrants, refu ..read more
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