News: Episcopal News Service August 15, 2016: Presiding Bishop names Rebecca Linder Blachly as director of government relations / New York church answers bishop’s call to assist refugees

 

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August 15, 2016


CHURCHWIDE

The team of volunteers on moving day, with one of the trucks packed and ready for the trip to New Haven, Connecticut. Volunteers included parishioners and community members.

New York church answers bishop’s call to assist refugees
When St. John’s rector, the Rev. Joseph D. Greene III, read Bishop of New York Andrew Dietsche’s call to assist refugees at the vestry’s Sept. 15, 2015, meeting, there was no hesitation. Vestry members and parishioners embraced the call. 

ELCA approves Lutheran-Roman Catholic ecumenical document
The 2016 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) Churchwide Assembly took several significant steps Aug. 10 moving forward the mission of this church as a church for the sake of the world.

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WORLDWIDE

African Anglicans concerned by lack of ‘sustainable peace’

Australia: Anti-Muslim protestors disrupt church service

India: Equality demanded for Dalit Christians and Muslims

Chaplain to Madeira ‘impressed’ with locals’ resilience in face of fires

Australian Anglicans help flood victims in Tasmania

Archbishop Welby: Abuse victims must be heard

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Applications accepted for Episcopal Church digital evangelist

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PEOPLE

Presiding Bishop names Rebecca Linder Blachly as director of government relations

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