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November 2, 2016


Video: Presiding Bishop calls for prayer for Standing Rock Sioux Nation
Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued an invitation for prayers for the people of the Standing Rock Sioux Nation and all those gathered in support of the advocacy efforts on Thursday, Nov. 3, at noon local time.

The Rev. Darren Eli blesses the renovated apartments. Photo: St. Thomas Church

Episcopal congregations, community partners build affordable housing
In approximately 12 million U.S. households, families spend more than half their annual income on housing and millions more spend above the 30 percent generally considered affordable, according to the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations. Now, some Episcopal Church congregations in Ohio and California are hoping community partnerships and creative housing initiatives can transform lives.

EYE17 Theme: Path to Peace
The 2017 Episcopal Youth Event (EYE17) will focus on the theme Path to Peace, based on Matthew 5:1-12.

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In North Baltimore, joint ministry of ‘Lutherpalians’ marks first anniversary together
For two mainline Protestant congregations – one Episcopal, one Lutheran – that began worshiping together on Nov. 1, 2015, ministry truly is better together.

Bulletin inserts for Nov. 6: All Saints’ Day
Bulletin inserts for Nov. 6, the twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost, focus on All Saints’ Day, celebrated Nov. 1 or the nearest Sunday afterward.

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Church in Wales appoints first female bishop

Archbishop’s speech in Abu Dhabi on religious freedom

Mosque steps in to feed homeless as fire forces continued closure of Exeter Cathedral

50,000 north Indian Christians gather for gospel convention

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Episcopal churches among those receiving preservation grants

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