December 20, 2011
[Canticle Communications] The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Bishop of Chicago, released this statement Dec. 19:
“The Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and the Episcopal Diocese of Renk in the Church of Sudan have enjoyed a highly collaborative and deeply enriching mission relationship for ten years. We have visited frequently with them, and they with us. More than two dozen of our congregations work...
September 22, 2010
Laughter, common priorities, prayer and shared adventures have punctuated the trip for Liberians seeing southern Ohio for the first time.
During a two-week visit to the Diocese of Southern Ohio by a delegation for the Episcopal Church of Liberia, a visit to the post office sparked a humorous and bonding experience as Americans and Liberians worked together to figure out the best way to ship...
March 25, 2008
As the Anglican Communion prepares for the once-a-decade Lambeth Conference, Iowa Episcopalians are growing deeper into a companion relationship that was born at the bishops' gathering 20 years ago.
This year the Diocese of Iowa will help the Diocese of Swaziland commemorate its 40th anniversary with gifts of evangelism and clean water.
Deepening through the years
January 25, 2008
The 192nd Annual Convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina, meeting January 18-19 in Greensboro, formalized a companion relationship with the Diocese of Botswana.
"We are one church with one Lord...we need each other to do God's work," said North Carolina Bishop Michael Curry.
Bishop Trevor Mwamba of the Diocese of Botswana, part of the Anglican Province of...
December 21, 2007
One of the joys of Christmas is giving and receiving gifts. For decades, Anglicans in dioceses and parishes worldwide have shared -- as more than just a seasonal standard -- their gifts of friendship, knowledge and mutual support. They say the rewards of companion relationships are countless.
For Sandy Smock of San Gabriel, California, it began with a trip to the Holy Land as a Lenten discipline...