On Wolves, MLK, and the Trinity: Revealing the Image of God in Nature

This past Sunday was Trinity Sunday. In his first sermon as a newly ordained priest, ECN editor Nathan Empsall said that the Trinity shows us that all of nature, including humanity, is created in the image of God: The image of interconnection. A version of this sermon was delivered at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in... Continue Reading →

Video: Episcopal Bishops Take Action for Creation

The Episcopal Church bishops of Province VIII took Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's "Creation-Care Pledge," and then they made a short video telling us why. Hear from Katharine Jefferts Schori and many more -- it's inspiring and well worth the watch! And then after you watch, take the pledge for yourself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10CTNORl8Ao&feature=share Bishop Gretchen Rehberg from... Continue Reading →

Local Projects: Episcopal Diocese of Spokane

This week’s ECN local-project spotlight features the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane in Eastern Washington and North Idaho. Share on Facebook In 2017, the Episcopal Church approved 44 Stewardship of Creation grants for local ministries. Every Thursday, we highlight some of that exciting work here. Maybe your own parish or diocese could do a similar local... Continue Reading →

Diocese of Spokane Passes Climate-Change Resolution, Calls for Planting of “Paris Groves”

On Saturday, October 20, delegates to the annual convention of the Episcopal Diocese of Spokane took action against climate change, overwhelmingly passing resolution "2018-21 Environmental Stewardship" and calling for the planting of local "Paris Groves." The Spokane resolution was inspired by an earlier resolution passed this summer by General Convention, the governing body of the Episcopal... Continue Reading →

Climate Change Announced as Theme for the Diocese of Upper South Carolina’s Annual Convention

Each year, the Episcopal Diocese of Upper South Carolina's annual convention includes a "Leadership Day" of keynote speakers and breakout sessions. This year, Bishop W. Andrew Waldo announced on October 17,  Leadership Day will focus on climate change and environmental stewardship. "As Christians," Bishop Waldo said in a YouTube video, "we need to take care of what God... Continue Reading →

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