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March 19, 2014
Dear Friends, I began my work with the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society of The Episcopal Church in mid-January, and I have been overwhelmed by the words of welcome I have received from all over the church. I think this welcome speaks to the high level of energy and interest in ministry with young adults in our church today. We know that Jesus recruited James and John when they were still...
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March 6, 2012
Bishop Suffragan Diane Bruce of Los Angeles is blessed during a Native American ceremony at the New Community conference. Photo/Keith Yamamoto [Episcopal News Service] Stories of faith and personal witness animated the historic Feb. 29 – March 3 “New Community Gathering” in San Diego of about 300 Asian, Black, Latino and Native American clergy and laity from across the...
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January 31, 2012
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] The Episcopal Church-sponsored New Community Clergy and Lay Conference will provide opportunities for clergy and lay people to explore mission in ethnic ministries. Centering on the theme “Reclaiming our Mission; Reinterpreting our Context; Renewing our Communities.” clergy are invited February 29-March 3 and lay people on March 1-4; the...
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January 17, 2012
A Consultation on Alternative Leadership and Theological Training was held January 11-14, 2012, in a suburb of Oklahoma City. This was the first ever churchwide gathering of Episcopal Church leaders involved in ethnic ministries for the purpose of identifying and discussing the common elements of ministry in ethnic communities. The four ethnic missioners of the Episcopal Church (Sarah Eagle Heart...
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February 25, 2011
Young adult Episcopalians of color will have an opportunity to explore their call to ministry at a weekend retreat, "Why Serve 2011: A Vocational Discernment Conference for Young Adults of Color," according to a release from the Episcopal Church's public affairs office. The retreat will take place June 2 - 6 at the School of Theology, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee. The...
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February 24, 2011
The four Episcopal Church ethnic ministries offices have teamed with Virginia Theological Seminary for a first-of-its-kind three-day International Episcopal Seminarians of Color Conference, with the theme "One Bread One Body," according to a release from the church's public affairs office. The conference will be held March 15-18 at VTS in Alexandria. More than 50 students from...
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April 1, 2005
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Very Rev. Martha J. Horne, Dean and President of Virginia Theological Seminary, has announced that the Seminary has met the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation leadership challenge received in late December to raise $118,000 by March 31, 2005, for its Racial and Ethnic Diversity Initiative. “Under the leadership of Bishop Lee, the Board of Trustees, the...