Crusaders new home to host 2012 All Blacks Test match

first_imgConstruction will start on Rugby League Park next week and it is expected to be completed by March next year, in time for the 2012 Investec Super Rugby season.The new temporary stadium will be run by a Trust and will have a lifespan of three to five years. Hamish Riach said the redevelopment of Rugby League Park was an important part of rebuilding Christchurch. While the Park would host other fixtures, he was delighted the Crusaders and Canterbury Rugby would have a home base in Christchurch in 2012.“We know that rugby has played an important part in helping people to rebuild and put their lives together. We saw during the Rugby World Cup and in particular when the victorious All Blacks came to Christchurch with the Webb Ellis Cup, just how important sport can be for uniting a community in challenging times. It has been a tough year for everyone in Canterbury, and this is a huge step towards reclaiming our city. We are delighted we will be able to see our own teams play here, and that we will be able to host our Rugby World Cup Champions in 2012,” Riach said.The new redeveloped stadium at Rugby League Park will have seating for 17,000, including covered seating for 8500 people and corporate hospitality facilities. Additional temporary seating can be added, to enable a capacity of up to 25,000. New temporary stadium in ChristchurchThe Rugby World Cup winning All Blacks will play one of six domestic Test matches in 2012 at a specially revamped stadium which will be the interim home of rugby in Christchurch.The Crusaders Investec Super Rugby team and the Canterbury ITM Cup provincial team will play their 2012 seasons at the redeveloped stadium to be built on Rugby League Park in Addington.New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) Chairman Mike Eagle and Canterbury RFU CEO Hamish Riach today announced that Christchurch will host an All Blacks Test match following the government’s commitment to the upgrade of Rugby League Park.The traditional home of rugby in Christchurch, AMI Stadium, was severely damaged in the February earthquake, and its future remains uncertain making it unavailable for 2012. The $20 million cost for the redeveloped stadium will be underwritten by the government with funding support from the Christchurch City Council and the New Zealand Rugby Union.Mike Eagle welcomed the government’s announcement as an important investment in the community and in Canterbury’s sports and entertainment infrastructure.“We are delighted for the residents of Christchurch that they will have a venue capable of hosting major international concerts and sporting fixtures. Christchurch has not hosted an All Blacks Test match since the Bledisloe Cup match in August 2010. Christchurch will host the All Blacks v Ireland at Rugby League Park in June – which will be a great occasion for Cantabrians. Our full domestic Test match schedule – the three-Test Steinlager Series and the expanded SANZAR international competition with Australia, South Africa and inaugural participants Argentina – will be announced in full later this afternoon,” Mr Eagle said.center_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALSlast_img read more

Hotshot: Max Crumpton (Saracens)

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS They scouted me when I was playing for Essex. They suggested the best way forward for me was to convert to hooker but I wasn’t keen because my best mate, Harry Branch, was hooker in my teams.Which England teams have you played for?The U16s, U18s, then I joined the U20s for the World Cup last year.How is life at Saracens?I play in the A league for Old Albanians, but I can learn so much in training from people like John Smit and Schalk Brits. Richard Hill goes through all my games with me, which is great.RW Verdict: This 19-year-old hooker is learning from the best at club level and playing well for England U20. He should go far. This was published in the April 2013 issue of Rugby World. Click here to see what’s in the current edition.center_img How did you first get into rugby?I played football from when I was very little and I had a trial with Arsenal at U10s but didn’t get in. So I decided to give rugby a go and went to my local club, Westcliff, in Essex.Did you start at hooker?I was a prop, then moved into the centres, but Saracens moved me to hooker when I was 15.Who was your mentor?My coach at King John School, Mark Sexton, helped me a lot.How did you link up with Saracens?last_img read more

Steve Hansen talks down All Blacks’ century chances

first_img Steve Hansen and Colin Slade speak to the press ahead of New Zealand v Namibia New Zealand coach Steve Hansen doesn’t believe his side will send the scoreboard to three figures when his side meets Namibia on Thursday He added about Thursday’s opponents: “We can’t assume Namibia are going to lie down because they won’t. They’ll be proud men and they’ll come out and give it everything they’ve got and they’ll ask questions of us for sure.”Hansen has made a raft of changes for his side’s second game of the tournament, with captain Richie McCaw rested on the bench; replaced in position and captaincy by Sam Cane.A changed side is by no means a weakened side, with the bench in particular boasting some big names. Kevin Mealamu, Tony Woodcock, Kieran Read, Ma’a Nonu and McCaw have 557 caps between them and will all be available to come on from the pine. LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALScenter_img We haven’t seen a 100-point team at a World Cup since New Zealand put 108 on Portugal in 2007, but Steve Hansen doesn’t expect the All Blacks to reach three figures in this tournament.The reigning World Cup champions have their best chance of a century when they face lowly Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on Thursday evening.Even though New Zealand have recorded three of the five 100-point scores in World Cup history, Hansen believes the game has moved on in recent years to close the gap between the big nations and the minnows.“The game’s changed a heck of a lot since 1995. World Rugby’s spent a lot of time, energy and money trying to help the so-called minnows of the game to improve and I think by and large they’ve been successful in doing that,” he said, quoted on Rugby365.“It’s taken a long time but it’s happening, so I don’t think things like that are as up for grabs like they used to be. If someone’s going out thinking he’s going to get records, I’d say he’s in the wrong mental state in today’s game.”>>> Five things you might not know about Rugby World Cup minnows Namibia New Zealand: Colin Slade; Nehe Milner-Skudder, Malakai Fekitoa, Sonny Bill Williams, Julian Savea; Beauden Barrett, TJ Perenara; Ben Franks, Codie Taylor, Charlie Faumuina, Luke Romano, Sam Whitelock, Liam Messam, Sam Cane (capt), Victor Vito. Replacements: Kevin Mealamu, Wyatt Crockett, Tony Woodcock, Kieran Read, Richie McCaw, Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Ma’a Nonu, Ben Smith.last_img read more

Mini rugby video: How to use head speed

first_imgA video showing mini rugby players how to use their head when taking and giving a pass Even at the top level of the game, rugby players can throw intercept passes which cost their team tries. So how do you avoid an opposition player picking off your pass? Use your head!Instead of taking and giving a pass in one motion, turn your head once you catch the ball to check the pass is on and that your team-mate is ready. When practising, turn your head as soon as you catch the ball, then execute the pass.This video shows you how… LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Here are the four key steps to follow to make sure you successfully execute a pass: With your hands up, make a target for the passer and call for the ball.As you catch the ball, swivel your head before passing it on.Check that the pass is on – look at where defenders are positioned and that your team-mate is ready.If it’s all clear, give the pass. Chase the pass, with your hands pointing at the receiver, to ensure accuracy.This is the latest Rugby World step-by-step guide, where coach Nigel Botherway explains to mini rugby players how to perform various skills to help develop their game. Previous skills include the grubber kick, the jackal and the sidestep – to see more of the videos, click here.For the latest Rugby World subscription offers, click here.last_img read more

Rugby World’s Christmas gift guide

first_imgWooden Spoon Christmas jumper£19.99If you’re going to wear a Christmas jumper this year why not Wooden Spoon’s Christmas jumper and support the children’s charity of rugby.Rugby Ball cufflinks£14.99 & FREE deliveryStylish silver rugby ball cufflinks, these are clearly a must-have for any rugby fan. Arrives in in a gift box with a plaque that can be engraved – an absolute bargain.England 3 Piece Christmas Gift Set£25.00For someone who has a recent arrival. Get them on the rugby bus early.Open Side: The Official Autobiography£20.00 £12.85A powerful new book by Sam Warburton, the former Wales and Lions captain, lifts the lid on the physical and mental strains that led him to quit playing rugby at just 29 Japan Rugby Shirt£80.00 £44.99 Celebrate the real heroes of the 2019 World Cup.Signed Rugby World Cup 2019 Memorabilia from Firma StellaFrom £199.99100% Authentic autographed Rugby Memorabilia. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity & free UK delivery. From England to Wales, Sexton to Barrett, Farrell to All Blacks there is a perfect Christmas gift for any rugby fan.England Rugby calendar£9.99 £7.49 with code ENGRUGBYCALMake sure you don’t book a children’s birthday party for the same weekend as an important match!Rugby World subFrom £19.49 PLUS a £5 M&S voucher for yourselfGive the gift that keeps on giving with an annual magazine subscription.  It offers an all-round comprehensive package of rugby action, timely results and fixtures along with images that capture the excitement and passion that define this high-impact sport. England Nylon Strap Watch£45.00 £27.00Know someone who is always late to training? LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Best presents for rugby fans this yearcenter_img You need something to hang above the fire! In the most wonderful time of the year, buying presents can sometimes prove to be a nightmare and it can be tough to be original when buying for that person who loves rugby.Picking out good Christmas for a rugby fan can be an arduous task, with so much on offer.Rugby World Cup 2019 – Official review DVDPre-order for £10 (release date November 25)Banners in Japanese streets coming down and SA’s victory tour is drawing to an end but you can still relive all of the RWCEngland Christmas Stocking£8.00 Don’t forget to follow Rugby World on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for all the latest news from the the world of rugby.last_img read more

Hotshot: Blues No 8 Hoskins Sotutu

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS What positions have you played? I started as a winger, then moved to lock at 17, then six, wing, second-five. My last year at school I played No 8. My first year out of school I played first-five for Marist and now I’m settled as No 8.What are your strengths? My ball-carry is probably my main attribute. I like to think I have good soft skills as well. My defence is a work in progress.Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Dad. He’s always helping me. During lockdown he was on my case every day making sure I’d done my training. He even got me to do a Bronco before I came in post-Covid. Man, I really didn’t want to do it twice!What are your goals? To keep the team strong and help them continue to improve. It is all about the team. I’ve signed for two more years with the Blues, which is great.RW VERDICT: A standout performer in Super Rugby Aotearoa, Sotutu has been with the Blues since U17 level and says pro rugby is a “dream job”. He’s already being tipped for All Blacks honours and has the pedigree for Test rugby. This article originally appeared in the August 2020 edition of Rugby World magazine.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Great eight: Hoskins Sotutu charges forward during Super Rugby Aotearoa (Getty Images) center_img Blues No 8 Hoskins SotutuDate of birth 12 July 1998 Born Auckland Position No 8 Franchise Blues Country New ZealandWhat sports did you play growing up? Rugby and football. I played baseball in summer and fitted in basketball when I could.When did you focus on rugby? My dad said I should give rugby a good shot. From high school it was rugby but it was not until I was 17 that I began to take it seriously. I played two years of first XV at Sacred Heart College.Your father played for Fiji. Did you feel pressure? I never felt any. I always got told Dad was a good player but I didn’t make the comparison as he was a back and I’m a forward. I was young when he finished, so I never watched him much.What do you most enjoy about rugby? Training days, the camaraderie, seeing the boys and having a laugh. Hanging out with my mates is great every week – it’s fun as well as hard work. We’re all mates as well as team-mates.Any childhood heroes? Growing up I used to think Joe Rocks (Rokocoko) was the man – a big Fijian winger who scored lots of tries. As I got older, I looked up to guys like Jerome (Kaino). This young back-rower is being hotly tipped for All Blacks honourslast_img read more

Saracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from anywhere

first_imgBath have won seven of their eight games since the Premiership resumed but need another mighty effort today at Allianz Park to book their place in the semi-finals Saracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from anywhereBath have drawn the short straw in the final round of the Gallagher Premiership regular season. Wasps, Sale and Bristol – their rivals for a play-off place – will be expected to see off opposition with different agendas and little to play for beyond professional pride.Related content: Sale v Worcester postponed until WednesdayIn contrast, Bath today face a Saracens side looking to mark the end of an era in appropriate, winning fashion (kick-off 3pm). It is Sarries’ last Premiership match before they drop down to the RFU Championship and begin another journey with newer and younger players aboard.On top of which, two giants of the Premiership take their leave. Richard Wigglesworth will make his 250th and final Saracens appearance ten years after joining from Sale Sharks. The England scrum-half, who is not hanging up his boots just yet, bows out as a Saracen with five Premiership titles and three Champions Cups to his name.Journey’s end: Sarries scrum-half Richard Wigglesworth feeds a scrum against Racing (Getty Images)Club captain Brad Barritt has been at Sarries even longer. Sadly, injury denies this immense and courageous figure a 263rd and final appearance for the club.Wigglesworth, 37, said: “Brad as captain has basically lifted every trophy we have ever won. I have never seen a guy physically do what he does on a weekly basis.”With Barritt, Alex Goode and Duncan Taylor all missing, Sarries’ midfield has an unfamiliar look. Sam Crean and Callum Hunter-Hill come into the pack, which is otherwise unchanged from the one beaten agonisingly by Racing 92 in the Champions Cup semi-final.Bath know anything other than victory at Allianz Park, where they have never won, will mean their wait for a last-four place continues. They last reached the semi-finals in 2015, going on to lose the final to Sarries.Three figures: fly-half Rhys Priestland makes his 100th appearance in the Blue, Black and White (Getty Images)Fly-half Rhys Priestland plays his 100th game for them in a side showing two changes from the XV that achieved a remarkable comeback win over Gloucester in the previous round. Josh McNally replaces Elliott Stooke at lock and Mike Williams comes in for Tom Ellis in the back row. Will Spencer is the only change on the bench.Bath have won all four away matches since the Premiership resumed in mid-August and must believe they have what it takes to do the job, regardless of what Saracens throw at them.“Emotions will be running high for them,” said prop Lewis Boyce. “They are one hell of a side but from what we have here at Bath Rugby and how we have been training, I think we can go there and do what we need to do. The boys are flying and it is our quarter-final.”The reverse fixture last November took place when Saracens were just starting their mission to eat into a 35-point deduction for breaching salary cap regulations. As we know, events overtook them. They won 25-12 at The Rec that day, all the points coming from the boots of Owen Farrell and Priestland apart from a Sean Maitland try.You can remind yourself of how the game unfolded by watching the highlights here.Saracens: Elliot Daly; Alex Lewington, Dom Morris, Juan Pablo Socino, Sean Maitland; Manu Vunipola, Richard Wigglesworth; Sam Crean, Jamie George, Vincent Koch, Maro Itoje, Tim Swinson, Callum Hunter-Hill, Jackson Wray, Billy Vunipola.Replacements: 16 Tom Woolstencroft, 17 Robin Hislop, 18 Alec Clarey, 19 Joel Kpoku, 20 Janco Venter, 21 Aled Davies, 22 Harry Sloan, 23 Rotimi Segun.Bath: Anthony Watson; Semesa Rokoduguni, Jonathan Joseph, Josh Matavesi, Ruaridh McConnochie; Rhys Priestland, Ben Spencer; Beno Obano, Tom Dunn, Will Stuart, Josh McNally, Charlie Ewels (capt), Mike Williams, Sam Underhill, Taulupe Faletau.Replacements: 16 Jack Walker, 17 Lewis Boyce, 18 Christian Judge, 19 Will Spencer, 20 Miles Reid, 21 Will Chudley, 22 Cameron Redpath, 23 Joe Cokanasiga.Here’s how to watch a reliable live stream of Saracens v Bath wherever you are… How to watch Saracens v Bath from outside your countryIf you’re abroad but still want to watch your local Premiership coverage, like Saracens v Bath, you can do so by using a VPN – Virtual Private Network.VPNs allow you to get around any geo-blocking by changing your IP address so you appear in a different location and can watch the same legal Premiership live stream you would at home.Our friends at TechRadar have tested hundreds of VPN and recommend ExpressVPN, which is easy to use, has strong security features and allows you to watch on several devices at once, including smart TVs and phones, iPads, tablets, PCs and Macs.Plus, ExpressVPN comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee. You can try it out for a month for free or sign up for an annual plan and get three months free.Check out ExpressVPNSaracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from the UKSaracens v Bath, which kicks off at 3pm today, will be shown live on BT Sport 1 in the UK. If you don’t have a BT contract but want to watch the match, don’t worry because you can still easily watch it online.That’s because BT Sport has a contract-free monthly pass that allows you to get instant access to all four of their sport channels for just £25.That’s great value given they are showing every Premiership match played behind closed doors live and will also be covering the European Champions and Challenge Cup finals later this month. Plus, you can cancel at any time because there’s no contract.Get a BT Sport Monthly PassIf you’re from the UK but are overseas when Saracens v Bath takes place, you can get your normal live stream but you’ll need a VPN – see the information above.Saracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from EuropeIf you’re in Austria, Germany, Liechtenstein or Switzerland, you can watch Saracens v Bath (kick-off 4pm) through the live and on-demand streaming service DAZN.Saracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from the USAIf you live in the States, the official broadcaster of Premiership matches is NBC, with matches streamed on NBC Sports Gold so you can watch them anytime and anywhere.Saracens v Bath will kick off at 10am EST and 7am on the West Coast.The NBC Sports Gold Pass for rugby is $79.99 and includes coverage of the Gallagher Premiership, European Champions and Challenge Cups, and Guinness Six Nations.Saracens v Bath live stream: How to watch from New ZealandIt’s little wonder that Sky Sport NZ, with ten sports channels, including one dedicated to rugby, is the rights-holder for Premiership matches in New Zealand.If you want to tune in to Saracens v Bath from the Land of the Long White Cloud, the match kicks off at 2am on Sky Sport NZ 1.It costs $31.99 a month to add Sky Sport to your Sky Starter pack ($25.99).Sky Sport NZ offerWe recommend VPN services in the context of legal recreational uses. For example:Accessing a service from another country (subject to the terms and conditions of that service)Protecting your online security and strengthening your online privacy when abroadWe do not support or condone the illegal or malicious use of VPN services. Consuming pirated content that is paid-for is neither endorsed nor approved by Future Publishing.  Collision course: Billy Vunipola and Max Wright clash during Saracens’ win at the Rec last autumn (Getty) center_img LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Can’t get to the shops? You can download the digital edition of Rugby World straight to your tablet or subscribe to the print edition to get the magazine delivered to your door.Follow Rugby World on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.last_img read more

Rayford High elected, installed as Fort Worth’s provisional bishop

first_img Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Rector Hopkinsville, KY Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Rector Pittsburgh, PA Bishop Elections, Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rayford High elected, installed as Fort Worth’s provisional bishop Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Curate Diocese of Nebraska Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Rector Smithfield, NC Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector Collierville, TN Director of Music Morristown, NJ Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET November 5, 2012 at 7:45 pm Congratulations, Bishop High! Fort Worth is in good hands! We do hope you will continue to visit Holy Comforter in Angleton whenever you get our way. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Associate Rector Columbus, GA Press Release Service Submit a Press Release Rector Bath, NC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Submit a Job Listing House of Bishops, Featured Events Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Rector Knoxville, TN Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Barbara Thomas says: Submit an Event Listing People Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Rector Belleville, IL Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Shreveport, LA Youth Minister Lorton, VA Comments (1) Rector Martinsville, VA The Rt. Rev. Rayford High. Photo/Diocese of Texas[Episcopal News Service] The Rt. Rev. Rayford High was elected and installed as the third provisional bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth during the 30th Diocesan Convention Nov. 3 at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas.The convention was voting on the Sept. 19 recommendation of the diocesan Standing Committee, which had called High to serve as its next provisional bishop. High served as bishop suffragan of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas from 2003-2011.High succeeds the Rt. Rev C. Wallis Ohl, who retired as provisional bishop at the end of the diocesan convention. Ohl issued a call for the election of a bishop diocesan, a process that can take more than two years.“This marks a significant step in the growth of the diocese, as the process will culminate in the election of a full time bishop,” according to a diocesan press release.Ohl has served as provisional bishop since November 2009, when he succeeded the Rt. Rev. Edwin F. Gulick Jr., then bishop of Kentucky who became the first provisional bishop of Fort Worth after the diocese reorganized in February 2009, necessitated by the November 2008 departure from the Episcopal Church of the former bishop and several diocesan leaders.“I am deeply honored and humbled by the fact that the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth would ask me to be their provisional bishop,” High said, according to the release. “I am thrilled and I am excited about it and I look forward to working with laity and clergy of the diocese.”High said he was impressed by the spirit of love and respect that permeated the convention’s discussions. “People disagreed with one another, but in love,” he said. “Everyone listened respectfully and voted prayerfully. This is a healthy diocese.”Ohl used the theme of bridge building for his convention address. “The metaphor of bridge is appropriate, not only as I transition out and Bishop High comes on board, but also as we the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth continue to grow into the ’measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ.’” (Ephesians 4:13 RSV)He reminded the convention delegates and visitors that the election of another provisional bishop is “not a stop-gap measure; we are progressing toward the time when we will be able to elect and consecrate our next diocesan bishop.”Before his election as bishop, High, 71, served the Texas diocese as canon for pastoral ministries and liaison to St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital in Houston. His 32 years of parish ministry culminated in his service as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Waco. He represented the Texas diocese as a deputy to General Convention on eight occasions and was named Waco humanitarian of the year.A native of Houston, High graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South in Tennessee and Episcopal Theological School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.High and his wife Pat live for now in Lake Jackson. They have been married for 48 years and have three children and six grandchildren, all of whom live in Fort Worth. They will be moving to Fort Worth in early 2013 when their new home is completed. Rector Tampa, FL Comments are closed. This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Consecrations, Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Washington, DC By ENS staffPosted Nov 5, 2012 Tags Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Albany, NY Featured Jobs & Calls Cathedral Dean Boise, IDlast_img read more

Iglesia de Costa Rica toma pasos para dar la bienvenida…

first_imgIglesia de Costa Rica toma pasos para dar la bienvenida a la comunidad LGBTQ Diócesis Episcopal copatrocina película, panel de los derechos humanos An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 @ 7 p.m. ET [Episcopal News Service] En su primer paso para dar la bienvenida a la comunidad lesbiana, homosexual, bisexual y transgéneros [LGBTQ] la iglesia Episcopal de Costa Rica el 4 de marzo se asoció con otras organizaciones religiosas y de derechos humanos para patrocinar un foro sobre la fe, la Biblia, la orientación sexual y la identidad de género.La iglesia Episcopal de Costa Rica se unió a la Iglesia Luterana de Costa Rica, campaña de Derechos Humanos con sede en los EEUU y otros dos grupos locales – el Movimiento de la Diversidad y la Federación de Estudiantes de la Universidad de Costa Rica – para el evento en la Universidad de Costa Rica, que incluyó la proyección de “Ante Dios todos somos familia” [Before God, We Are All Family], una película corta producida por HRC, seguida de una mesa redonda.El obispo de Costa Rica Héctor Monterroso, en un e-mail a la ENS sobre la participación de la iglesia en el evento, dijo que la apertura es parte de la identidad de la Iglesia Episcopal, y que incluye iniciativas de apoyo  que respeten los derechos humanos, los esfuerzos hacia la igualdad y acompañantes de la fe en su lucha. “En Costa Rica muchas personas están hablando y haciendo campaña a favor de los derechos humanos, en particular con respecto a la comunidad LGBT”, dijo. “Al mismo tiempo, [la] iglesias del país también habla de los derechos de LGBT, algunos de manera positiva y algunos no tan positiva”.Richard Weinberg, quien ayudó a organizar el evento, está en un año sabático de su trabajo como director de comunicaciones en la Catedral Nacional de Washington y ha pasado los últimos dos meses como misionero voluntario al servicio de la iglesia Episcopal de Costa Rica.“La ayuda de Richard y su propio testimonio coincidió con un momento importante en la sociedad costarricense y en la Iglesia Episcopal”, dijo Monterroso, quien añadió que la Cuaresma ofrece un momento apropiado para la iglesia para “reflexionar, escuchar y aprender.“La participación de la iglesia en el foro marcó su primer esfuerzo del público hacia la plena inclusión de las personas LGBT”.“El primer paso es el de promover el diálogo, aprender, escuchar y declarar lo que siempre hemos dicho. Queremos sanar las heridas que muchas personas que son LGBT tienen con la religión. Debemos entender que son la creación de Dios y Dios no se equivoca. Debemos aceptarlos como Dios los creó “, dijo Monterroso en un comunicado de prensa anunciando el evento.La película “Ante Dios, todos somos familia”, detalla la vida de cinco familias religiosas latinas que han vivido con el dolor de las enseñanzas de represión de la iglesia sobre la sexualidad y la identidad de género. Filmado en los Estados Unidos y Puerto Rico, la película explora las experiencias de las personas LGBT de fe profunda que dicen que no tienen lugar en sus iglesias de origen, y que sus padres y familias  a veces sintieron que han tenido que elegir entre su religión y sus seres queridos. “Yo creo que este foro, este espacio de diálogo entre la iglesia Episcopal y la comunidad LGBT, nos ayudará a descubrir cómo podemos trabajar juntos y cómo las comunidades pueden contribuir a la construcción del Reino de Dios”, dijo Monterroso, en el e-mail. “Lo que me gustaría ver con claridad es que los miembros de la Iglesia Episcopal eliminen todas las formas de discriminación hacia las personas LGBT y cualquier otro tipo de discriminación”.Como americano que sirve como misionero voluntario en Costa Rica, Weinberg ha permanecido consciente de su condición de extranjero, pero a través de los intercambios interculturales, las amistades y los medios de comunicación social, entró en contacto con la escena activista local.Y a pesar de que no llegó a Costa Rica con una agenda hacia la promoción de los derechos de LGBT, mientras él y Monterroso se conocieron mejor el tema salió a la superficie de forma natural, dijo. (Weinberg que compartió su experiencia en un artículo en primera persona publicado por el Huffington Post.)La Catedral Nacional de Washington y el Muy Rdo. Gary Hall, su decano, siempre han estado involucrados en la lucha por la plena inclusión de los LGBTQ, tanto en la iglesia y la sociedad. Weinberg es el vice-presidente del grupo LGBT del ministerio  de la catedral“El obispo Héctor sabía de mi trabajo, pero no estaba seguro de si estaba interesado en participar “, dijo Weinberg, quien agregó también que él sentía curiosidad por la posición del obispo y la posición de la iglesia, sobre todo desde la iglesia Episcopal Anglicana de El Salvador, un iglesia en un país menos desarrollado que Costa Rica, ha acogido a la comunidad LGBT.Al otro lado de Centroamérica y América Latina, las personas LGBT siguen sufriendo discriminación y violencia, a menudo con impunidad. Y a pesar de que la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos dictó una sentencia que la discriminación basada en la orientación sexual e identidad de género viola el derecho internacional, las protecciones legales varían ampliamente en toda la región.La iglesia episcopal Anglicana de El Salvador es la única iglesia episcopal de la región que tiene un ministerio oficial para personas LGBT, que se inició en el 2009. La Iglesia Episcopal está presente en Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panamá, Guatemala y El Salvador, y todos han formado una alianza con la Iglesia Episcopal de Estados Unidos.La esperanza en Costa Rica, dijo Weinberg, es que los de la comunidad local de LGBT que pueda sentir el llamado puedan dar un paso adelante y que así los líderes puedan surgir.“Estamos plantando una semilla y esperamos que algo crezca”, dijo Weinberg.– Lynette Wilson es una editora/reportera para Episcopal News Service.  Rector Shreveport, LA Featured Events Submit an Event Listing Featured Jobs & Calls Associate Rector Columbus, GA Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH Virtual Episcopal Latino Ministry Competency Course Online Course Aug. 9-13 Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector Collierville, TN Rector Martinsville, VA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Submit a Job Listing The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Rector Albany, NY Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Press Release Servicecenter_img Episcopal Church releases new prayer book translations into Spanish and French, solicits feedback Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs Por Lynette Wilson Posted Mar 6, 2014 Rector Smithfield, NC Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Submit a Press Release Rector Belleville, IL Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Curate Diocese of Nebraska Director of Music Morristown, NJ Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Pittsburgh, PA Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. 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Barnes to continue service as treasurer of General Convention

first_img Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Rector Hopkinsville, KY Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Rector Bath, NC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Rector Shreveport, LA Rector Albany, NY The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Featured Jobs & Calls Submit an Event Listing General Convention 2015, Rector Pittsburgh, PA Episcopal Church Treasurer N. Kurt Barnes. Photo: Mary Frances Schjonberg/Episcopal News Service[Episcopal News Service — Salt Lake City] Kurt Barnes will remain the treasurer of the General Convention after the House of Bishops voted to re-elect him on June 30.A day earlier, the House of Deputies narrowly elected former Executive Council Member Del Glover, the only other nominee running against Barnes. Glover received 414 votes and Barnes received 400. From the bishops, Barnes received 102 votes and Glover received 48.In the event that the houses don’t concur on the election of the treasurer, the current incumbent retains his or her position.Barnes became treasurer of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society in 2004 and assumed the role of treasurer of the General Convention at the same time.Barnes’ career has spanned finance and investment in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Barnes has worked as a RAND Corporation economist, a Time Inc. corporate planner, an editor of Fortune Magazine, an Inco Limited finance officer, and with Morgan Stanley Asset Management. He has assisted Amnesty International in restructuring its financial management and investment committee.“I have a passion for efficiency and effectiveness in carrying out God’s mission, which means recognizing the fiduciary responsibility to work collaboratively for the entire church, without favoring individual groups, and while avoiding duplication of activities,” Barnes said in the Joint Standing Committee on Nominations’ report to convention. “I hope that with patience and the ability to explain complicated subjects simply, I can continue to serve the church in multiple roles.”Every regular meeting of the General Convention elects a treasurer who may also be treasurer of the Domestic & Foreign Missionary Society. 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VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Rector Martinsville, VA Director of Music Morristown, NJ Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Barnes to continue service as treasurer of General Convention Curate Diocese of Nebraska AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Youth Minister Lorton, VA Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Rector Tampa, FL Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Program Budget & Finance Rector Knoxville, TN Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Featured Events Rector Belleville, IL By ENS staffPosted Jul 1, 2015 The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Associate Rector Columbus, GA Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Rector Collierville, TN Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Tagslast_img read more