The Rt. Rev. John Harvey Taylor is the Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, which encompasses 55,000 Episcopalians in some 135 congregations and ministry centers located in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. Served by some 400 clergy, the diocese also includes some 40 Episcopal schools and 10 social service and chaplaincy institutions.
The mission of the church “to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ.” As part of that mission, we’re following Jesus into loving, liberating and life-giving relationship with God, with each other and with the earth as the Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement. We seek every day to love God with our whole heart, mind and soul, and to love our neighbors as ourselves (Matthew 22:36-40). The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry is Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church.
The Anglican Communion is one of the world’s largest Christian communities. It has tens of millions of members in more than 165 countries around the globe.
A liturgical calendar for upcoming weeks with links to the Lessons for Sundays and Major Holy Days as adapted for use in Episcopal Worship.
The Online Book of Common Prayer and administration of the Sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the Church, together with The Psalter or Psalms of David, according to the use of The Episcopal Church.
A glossary of terms for Episcopalians.
Episcopal Relief & Development works in collaboration with church partners and other local organizations to facilitate healthier, more fulfilling lives in communities that are struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster and disease. We also work around the world and here in the US responding to and rebuilding after disasters.
Our programs impact the lives of over 3 million people annually. We respect the dignity of all people and view them as our neighbors, working alongside participants regardless of religious affiliation or background.