'House of Bishops' Tagged Posts

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the House of Bishops

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry gave a 30-minute sermon at the opening Eucharist of the House of Bishops meeting in Minneapolis. He made several references to the political climate in the nation today, David Paulson of the Episcopal News Service wrote, “that he sought to infuse with Christian urgency rather than partisan fervor.” “I’m not being political. This is biblical,” Curry said. He invoked Isaiah’s command to “look to the rock” of God for spiritual stability, and, Paulson continued, “Curry downplayed…
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House of Bishops reports from 2013 Kanuga retreat

The House of Bishops of the Episcopal Church met in retreat at the Kanuga Conference Center in Hendersonville, NC, in the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, from March 8 to March 12.  Read the press releases from the bishops’ conference: HOB Daily Account for Friday, March 8 HOB Daily Account for Saturday, March 9 HOB Daily Account for Sunday, March 10 HOB Daily Account for Tuesday, March 12 Episcopal House of Bishops offers A Word to the Church

Fort Worth, Quincy seek affirmation on church’s ‘hierarchical character’

Request relates to court filings in property litigation By Mary Frances Schjonberg [Episcopal News Service – Indianapolis] Episcopal Church Diocese of Quincy Provisional Bishop John Buchanan and Fort Worth Provisional Bishop Wallis Ohl want the House of Bishops to “set the record on the polity of this church regarding its hierarchical character.” Buchanan and Ohl wrote to Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori July 5 to make the request and the House of Bishops discussed their letter during a closed session here July 6. The house is…

Diocese receives letter of support from the House of Bishops

Our diocese has received a letter written on behalf of the 126 bishops gathered at a House of Bishops meeting that took place in March. In it they send us their “deepest and heartfelt greetings” and share with us that “the bishops of the Episcopal Church stand shoulder to shoulder with” us. Read the April 24, 2009 letter of support from the House of Bishops.