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February 11, 2016


CHURCHWIDE

Nominees accepted for Episcopal Church Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries
Nominees are being accepted for theEpiscopal Church Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries. Based in Washington D.C., the Bishop Suffragan for Armed Services and Federal Ministries is a
member of the staff of Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.

Atlanta bishop greets immigrants, encourages the homeless on Ash Wednesday
Diocese of Atlanta Bishop Robert C. Wright spent Ash Wednesdaygreeting immigrants and encouraging people experiencing homelessness.

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WORLDWIDE

Church in Brazil gives Lent environmental focus
The Anglican Church in Brazil – the Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil – has teamed up with its national ecumenical partners to focus on the environment in the run-up to Easter. In his Lent message, the Primate of Brazil, Archbishop Francisco de Assis da Silva, says that members of the National Council of Christian Churches in Brazil had adopted Our Common Home: Our Responsibility as their theme for their Lent reflections.

Ugandans urged to pray for elections on Archbishop Janani Luwum Day
The Archbishop of Uganda, Stanley Ntagali, has called on Christians to observe next week’s observance of martyred Archbishop Janani Luwum – for the first time a public holiday in Uganda – as a day of prayer for the national elections which take place two days later.

NIFCON: ‘Majority of Muslims seek to follow the way of peace’
When Muslim bus passengers thwarted an attempt by Al Shabaab terrorists to single out and massacre Christian passengers in Kenya in December last year, they not only saved lives, but they may have also “given terrorism-weary Kenyans new inspiration to defy Al Shabaab and pursue peace,” the new issue of the Christian Muslim News Digest, produced by the Anglican Communion’s Network for Interfaith Concerns (NIFCON) suggests.

Makgoba calls church to prayer as South Africa debates state of the nation
Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa is calling for prayers for proceedings in Parliament in the coming days, when Members of Parliament will debate the state of the nation.

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VIDEO

Ashes to Go brings church to the streets of New York City
The Rev. Stephanie Spellers, canon to Presiding Bishop Michael Curry for evangelism and reconciliation, is one of many Episcopalians who brought Ashes to Go to the streets on Ash Wednesday.

The Community of St. Anselm on their year in God’s time
The Community of St. Anselm, launched by Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby last year, speak about their “year in God’s time.”

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BLOG

Called to Transformation ABCD facilitator formation workshops announced for 2016

Deadline nears for 2016-2017 Conant Grants applications

EPPN Lenten Series: Engaging the Beloved Community

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