Episcopal News Service

Arsonists destroy altar of Anglican church in Barbados, but building saved

[Anglican Communion News Service] Arsonists have destroyed the altar, two kneeling stools and a prayer book in an attack on a church in Barbados on July 29, but the island’s firefighters prevented the blaze causing significant damage to the rest of the church.

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Former bishop suffragan convicted of automobile manslaughter applies for work-release program

[Episcopal News Service] Heather Cook, formerly Episcopal Diocese of Maryland bishop suffragan, has asked the Maryland prison system to release her for a daytime work program.

Her request is being reviewed, and if approved, Cook could begin the unspecified work within a few weeks, according to the Baltimore Sun.

Lettre de l’Évêque Primat concernant sa prochaine intervention chirurgicale Prières bienvenues

Le 25 juillet 2018

Chers amis dans le Christ,

Il y a quelques mois, lors de mon examen médical annuel, on m’a diagnostiqué un cancer de la prostate. Après divers tests, consultations et conversations avec mon épouse et mes filles, j’ai décidé d’un traitement par intervention chirurgicale. Ce mardi 31 juillet, je subirai une opération d’ablation de la prostate.

Carta del Obispo Primado con motivo de su próxima cirugía Acogemos sus plegarias

25 de julio de 2018

Estimados amigos en Cristo:

Hace unos meses, en el transcurso de mi examen médico anual, fui diagnosticado con cáncer de la próstata. Después de un sinnúmero de exámenes, consultas y conversaciones con mi esposa e hijas he decidido seguir un ciclo de tratamiento que incluye una intervención quirúrgica. El próximo 31 de julio me someteré a una cirugía para extirpar la próstata.

Watch a time-lapse video of how Episcopal Relief & Development let convention ‘color our world’


[Episcopal News Service] The action of General Convention can feel frenetic in a parliamentary sort of way, and when the Episcopal Church met in Austin earlier this month, Episcopal Relief & Development offered an antidote.

The organization’s booth, which was front and center in the Exhibit Hall, featured four life-sized coloring opportunities.

Ten years after Kowloon church was planted, construction begins on permanent chapel

[Anglican Communion News Service] Celebrations to mark the 10th anniversary of a church plant in Kowloon coincided with the ground-breaking ceremony for its first permanent building. The Church of Shalom in Shamshuipo, Kowloon, has been meeting in the hall of St. Andrew’s Primary School for the past 10 years; but now a permanent chapel is being built.

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