Celebrate World Mission Sunday on February 19!

The Episcopal Church’s World Mission Sunday, an annual observance designated by the 1997 General Convention, occurs on the Last Sunday in Epiphanytide – this year on February 19. Epiphany celebrates the showing forth of the light of Christ in all the world – over all the diversity of nationalities, cultures, races, languages and ethnicities. This […]

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General Convention commended GEMN, suggested membership support, and allocated $50,000

The General Convention of the Episcopal Church offered moral and financial support to the Global Episcopal Mission Network (GEMN) at its meeting last summer. In passing Resolution A028, which was submitted by the Standing Commission on World Mission (SCWM), the churchwide legislative body celebrated GEMN’s 25 years of encouraging global mission.  It singled out for […]

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World Mission Sunday observance on Feb. 14 is urged by Presiding Bishop Michael Curry

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has issued a video encouraging observance of World Mission Sunday on Feb. 14, which is available here.  Noting that this year World Mission Sunday coincides with Valentine’s Day, Curry relates the love of God shown forth in the ministry of Jesus and his invitation to love one another to Jesus’ charge, […]

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