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What is the Episcopal Church About?
The Episcopal Church is made up of between two and three million worshipers in about 7500 congregations across the United States and related dioceses outside the US.

An Outline of Faith
Commonly called the Catechism
from the Book of Common Prayer, page 844 - 862

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Your Most Notable Episcopalians - Anglicans
In a recent survey, we asked you to name the most notable Episcopalians or Anglicans.  396 of you voted (self-identified as 20% visitors, 20% clergy, and 60% members). 
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What makes us Anglican?
Like all Anglican churches, the Episcopal Church is both Protestant and Catholic, insists that people be able to worship in their first language, uses a Book of Common Prayer, and relies on Scripture, Tradition, and Reason to interpret God's Word.

What to Expect When You Visit
For the first-time visitor, liturgy may be exhilarating… or confusing. Liturgical worship can be compared with a dance: once you learn the steps, it becomes satisfying to dance, again and again, as the music changes.

The Anglican Communion
The Episcopal Church is a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion, churches around the world that trace their roots to the Church of England and have given rise to a distinct form of Christianity, known as Anglicanism.
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Episcopal Church Governance
“Episcopal” means “bishop” in Greek, and the Episcopal Church is governed in part by its bishops. The basic unit of ministry in the Episcopal Church is the “diocese,” or a region of a reasonable number of Episcopalians.

Sunday morning Eucharist at the 74th General Convention of the Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, MN, 2003.


O God, you have made of one blood all the peoples of the earth, and sent your blessed Son to preach peace to those who are far off and to those who are near: Grant that people everywhere may seek after you and find you, bring the nations into your fold, pour out your spirit upon all flesh, and hasten the coming of your kingdom; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen.

Collect for the Mission of the Church, Book of Common Prayer, 1979, p. 257.

Episcopal Church 'In Focus'
PB on the Gulf Coast
In Focus: People & Scenes – The Investiture Gathering
Summer Church Camp Snapshots
In Focus: The 75th General Convention in Photos
Anglican Women’s Empowerment & the UNCSW