We believe the Church is alive, and we're keeping our finger on the pulse. Priest Pulse hosted by Father Benjamin Gildas and Fr. Colin Chapman looks at relevant issues in the Episcopal Church and around the world with prayer, humor, and thoughtfulness.

Listen in as the General Convention elects and celebrates the Rt. Rev. Michael B. Curry of North Carolina as the next Presiding Bishop and Primate of the Episcopal Church and the first African American to hold that position. On Saturday June 27th the House of Bishops elected and the House of Deputees confirmed Bishop Curry to be the 27th PB. He was the first Presiding Bishop ever elected in one ballot. 

This podcast takes you to the floor of the House of Deputees, to the press room, and to the streets of Salt Lake City to hear the enthusiasm and excitement over Bishop Curry's election. Also listen as Presiding Bishop Elect Curry speaks about gun violence, the shooting in Charleston, racism in America, marriage equality, and more.

 

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Here's our wrap up of the first two days of General Convention. In this episode, marriage equality, responses to the ruling from the Supreme of the United States of America, discussion on proposed marriage amendments, Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church, divesting from fossil fuel companies with TEC money, evangelism and digital evangelism, and a special easter egg surprise ending you won't want to miss. Follow all our GC78 coverage on Twitter @priestpulse

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An interview with previous YASC'ers. The Young Adult Service Corps 

The Young Adult Service Corps brings young adults into the life of the worldwide Anglican Communion and into the daily work of a local community.  At the same time, it brings the gifts and resources of the church into the lives of young adults as they explore their own faith journeys.

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/young-adult-service-corps

 

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The Revs. Scott Gunn, Matt Marino, and Keith Voets join Ben and Colin on this pre-Convention episode. We rap our way through the blogosphere and consider important issues coming to the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church such as marriage equality, revisions to the canons and Prayer Book, the election of the next Presiding Bishop, the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church, and more.

www.7wd.org

www.thegospelside.com

http://theyoungcurmudgeonpriest.blogspot.com/

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Do you have the Blue Book Blues? Not a clue what the blue book is? Wondering how the General Convention of the Episcopal Church works? The Priest Pulse media coverage of the 78th General Convention begins with this pre-Convention prep episode featuring Sr. Elizabeth Marguerite, chair of the deputation from the Diocese of Michigan. Be sure to check out Part 2 featuring the Revs. Scott Gunn, Matt Marino, and Keith Voets along with Fr. Ben and Fr. Colin.

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In this very special documentary, Fr. Ben follows the story of Anamchara Fellowship, a new monastic order in the Episcopal Church. The Anamchara Fellowship is a religious order in the tradition of celtic spirituality. This documentary brings listeners into the Annual Gathering of this order, listens in on their rituals, hears their music, and gets to know its members.

This is the entire documentary in one file.

Original music in this podcast performed by:

Br. Christopher 

Br. Kevin Colum

Sr. Elizabeth Margarite

Original composition of the Anamchara Fellowship prayer composed by Dr. David Park.

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Fr. Ben and Intern Lizzie discuss the exciting new Indiegogo fundraising campaign and all the incredible perk packages you can get through backing.

Our Campaign:

http://bit.ly/1BEPjDG

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