Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine

By Lynette Wilson Episcopal UNCSW delegates Chiseche Mibenge, Diocese of El Camino Real, left, and Michele Roberts, Diocese of Delaware, stand together March 17 during a tour of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York. The 63rd annual United Nations Conference on the Status of Women is underway at U.N. headquarters. … Continue reading “Anglican, Episcopal UNCSW delegates open second week with evensong at St. John the Divine”

Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary

Posted on: March 13, 2019  Rebekah Clingan dressed as Mrs Cecil Frances Alexander during a praise service in St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, to mark the hymn writer’s 200th anniversary. Photo Credit: Clogher Diocese The 200th anniversary of the birth of Anglican hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander was celebrated with a themed praise evening in Enniskillen, … Continue reading “Praise service celebrates Irish hymn writer Cecil Frances Alexander on her 200th anniversary”

Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London

Posted on: March 12, 2019 Photo Credit: All photos: Picture Partnership / Westminster Abbey [ACNS, by Lucy Cowpland] Senior members of Britain’s royal family, led by Queen Elizabeth II, attended the annual Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey yesterday (Monday). The Commonwealth is a voluntary association of 53 independent and equal sovereign states, all of … Continue reading “Queen Elizabeth attends Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey in London”

Anglicans walking together in the Holy Land

Posted on: February 22, 2019    Anglicans from around the Communion took part in a 12-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land in June 2017, with the theme of “walking together”. Five primates as well as the Anglican Communion Secretary General, Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, accompanied the pilgrims. Among the highlights of the tour were visits to … Continue reading “Anglicans walking together in the Holy Land”

“Was COP 24 really a success?” – Jessica’s final reflections from the global climate conference

Jan. 17th, 2019 Photographer: Sean Hawkey It’s been a month since COP 24 ended in Katowice, Poland. When describing my experience, I often get asked: Was COP 24 a success? In some ways it was. COP 24 finished with the completion of the Katowice Climate Package (Paris Rulebook) – a rulebook that lays out how … Continue reading ““Was COP 24 really a success?” – Jessica’s final reflections from the global climate conference”