“For more than 75 years, The Episcopal Church has welcomed refugees to the United States, helping them find safety, security and new lives as American citizens. Now, with at least 60 million people displaced from their homes and lives, the global community is facing the largest refugee crisis since the end of World War II.”
The church hopes to reach out to the Lee and Jefferson families as part of its reconciliation of its past to its present and future.
“Without the love of the people in this parish, we wouldn’t have what we have on Barrow Street right now.”
“… it is clear from the victim’s evidence that the internal Barnabas report did not provide the unqualified support for Sookhdeo and the flat rejection of the victim’s complaints of sexual assault that Barnabas Aid International’s statement implied.” – Christianity Today
Photo of the Islamic Center of America from Wikipedia Following a string of violence directed at Muslims in North America, writer Tasbeeh Herwees new…
Sister Lisa Maurer, a former high school teacher who was called to religious life, was profiled on NPR this weekend; she’s a Benedictine nun and the first woman to coach collegiate Football.
The Anglican Parishes in the Canadian Interior have received the final approval necessary to achieve regular diocesan status in the Anglican Church of Canada. The Council of General Synod voted to approval the change 14 NOV 2015.
When electronic devices such as the iPad and the Kindle Reader were introduced there was a prediction of the death of the physical book. However, reports of the book’s demise have so far been premature. But it is interesting who it is that is reading the books, Barna Group wanted to know.
UPDATED: Here is a sample of some of the Episcopal Bishops who have responded to the governors who have closed the doors of their states to Syrian refugees.